2017 Denver Audubon Society First Prize winner

2017 First Prize in Share the View Contest

William Horton is a 2017 Denver Audubon Society First Prize winner in the Share the View International Nature Photography Contest. 

2017 Denver Audubon Society First Prize winner

The winning photograph, entitled Serenity, was taken in Plitvice National Park in Croatia. It is an autumn scene that shows the reflection of a tree branch and clouds in beautiful blue water. Swimming just beneath the water’s surface are brown trout.

Yellow fall leaves reflect in the fish-filled emerald green water of Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia. - 2017 Denver Audubon Society First Prize winner
Yellow fall leaves reflect in the fish-filled emerald green water of Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia.

The judges

The judges for this year’s contest were Amy Gulick, George Lepp, and Boyd Norton.    And, they had their work cut out for them with  over 2000 entries from around the world. Here is more information about the judges.

Additional award

First Light on Mount Hayden placed in the top 250 Highly Commended Photographs.  The Audubon Society of Greater Denver’s will feature one of these photographs on its website throughout 2018.

First Light on Mount Hayden as seen from Point Imperial on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. (Top 250)

Learn more…

To learn more about the Share the View contest and the Audubon Society of Grater Denver, go to http://denveraudubon.contestvenue.com/index.php

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