1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
"Life on the Line"
A Snowy Owl, with riveted eyes and wings flared, about to make a catch
Biography: Annie's first interest in photography came at an early age when her brother bought an Argus camera and began taking pictures.
After graduating from college she went to work as a flight attendant for TWA. It was during this time period that she began to take photographs of the rest of the world and vowed to always travel.
Moving eventually to Miami she got a job with the Miami Herald and then with Associated Press photographing mainly sports.
After sports photography Annie ventured into the world of wildlife photography traveling the world from Africa, India, to Asia & Central America.