1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
Biography: Born 1969 in Washington D.C. and raised in Loudoun County, Virginia with 20 years of weekend visits to a cabin on the Cacapon River in West Virginia. My photography endeavors began at age 16, when my Mother gave me a Nikon camera and a roll of Tri-X for my birthday, and I've been pursuing it almost ever since. I'm always asked for an "artist statement", so here it is, in one sentence: I make photographs of what I like to see and wish to remember!