9th Annual Photo Contest

GRAND PRIZE
Great Bend – Letchworth State Park
Charles Vaughn • Spencerport
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COLOR
First Place
A crowd has gathered to watch the fireworks at the Syracuse Inner Harbor
Mihai C. Miroiu • Ithaca

Second Place
“Lone tree” taken on Hollock Road in Dundee
Ed Louiz • Bradford

Third Place
Waterfall in Watkins Glen gorge
Stu Gallagher • Liverpool
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BLACK & WHITE
First Place
Interesting patterns in the sky and trees are reflected in the water
Bob Gates • Jamesville

Second Place
Water droplets enhance a spider’s web
Daniel Schlegel • Webster

Third Place
Winter shadows at Finger Lakes Race Track in Farmington
Mike Sargent • Farmington
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HONORABLE MENTION
Things are looking up at Cummings Nature Center – 
the photographer’s son Kyle encouraged her to take this shot
Kelly Ingerson • Webster

Love and happiness
Lisa De Muth • Horseheads

Coming up for air – Clute Park sandbar at Seneca Lake during an August sunset
Stefan Trego • Montour Falls

Swans feeding at Durand Eastman Park in Rochester
Anne Marie Maier • Penfield
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SONNENBERG AWARD
Sonnenberg Gardens, a sponsor of the Ninth Annual Life in the Finger Lakes magazine photo contest, held a juried photo contest of their own this year in Canandaigua. Here is their grand prize winner.
“Late summer in the Japanese Garden” by 
Mary Mo