Best of N4C 2018
 

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Annual Best of N4C Contest Winner Galleries:

Winners of the annual "Best of N4C" contest and were picked from the winners
of the monthly contests of the 2017-2018 season in each contest category.

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                                  List of 2018 Best of N4C Award Winners

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Contest Category

Year End Award

Photographer

Name of Club

Title

Digital -
B&W

1st

Dennis Hoyne

North Metro

B-17

2nd

Deb Shoning

Des Moines

Geometry in Motion

3rd

Gordon Court

Fargo-Moorhead

Phillips Tip

HM

Candy Erk Manthey

Black Hills

Barrel of Fun

HM

Terry Butler

Western Wisconsin

Tulips Reflected

HM

Paul Santo

Western Wisconsin

Black Hills Supercell

HM

Cindy Carlsson

Saint Paul

Creation

HM

Kevin McTague

Dubuque

Eagle

HM

Terry Butler

Western Wisconsin

Tulip Dance

HM

Brian Stockton

Des Moines

Runner

Digital Altered Reality

1st

Jenny Noecker

Saint Paul

Caught in a Bubble

2nd

Ron Tigges

Dubuque

Racing into Reality

3rd

Bill Williamson

Central Iowa

Witnessing a Leap of Faith

HM

Michael Huber

Western Wisconsin

Flexible

HM

Jose Garcia

Dubuque

Dark Prairie

HM

Mike Barker

Omaha

A Ride in the Moon Light

HM

Celine Hartwig

Iowa City

Rain

Digital - Journalism

1st

Willie Gorham

Western Wisconsin

Come with Me

2nd

Allen Kurth

Omaha

Too Close for Comfort

3rd

Kevin Swann

Fargo-Moorhead

Get Ready-Surf City Competition is Coming to Huntington

HM

Angela Hoffman

Fargo-Moorhead

The Offense Waits Their Turn

HM

Tom Ward

Iowa City

One Handed INT

HM

Erica Harvey

Black Hills

Frozen By Time

HM

Karen Biwersi

Minnesota Valley

Minneapolis Aquatennial

Digital - Nature

1st

Terry Butler

Western Wisconsin

Milkweed

2nd

Mary Dreckman

Iowa City

Morning Dew

3rd

Dwight Tomes

Des Moines

Dominance Scuffle

HM

Kevin McTague

Dubuque

Indigo Snake

HM

Martha Farwell

Great River

Pallas' Long-Tongued Bat

HM

Jose Garcia

Dubuque

Skogafoss

HM

Nikki McDonald

Omaha

Lookin at You

HM

Sue  Oberstar

Western Wisconsin

Dragonfly on Dewy Morning

HM

Marianne Diericks

Western Wisconsin

Great Egret Mating Display

HM

Melissa Anderson

Western Wisconsin

Flight of the Snowy

Digital - Pictorial

1st

Sheldon Farwell

Great River

Train in Rockies

2nd

Terry Butler

Western Wisconsin

Hanging On

3rd

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Master of the Air

HM

Gordon Court

Fargo-Moorhead

Flash Tube at 1-4000 second F22

HM

Shane Abbitt

Des Moines

Not His Best Day

HM

Sheldon Farwell

Great River

Long Billed Hermit

HM

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior

Nice Barn

HM

Jose Garcia

Dubuque

GranCanal

HM

Marty Barker

Omaha

Stormy Sea

HM

Brad Eide

Fargo-Moorhead

Maroon Bells at Sunrise

Digital - Travel

1st

Jose Garcia

Dubuque

Ciudaddelas Ciencias Spain

2nd

Jackie Stoken

Des Moines

Norway's Aurora Borealis

3rd

Mick Richards

Minnesota Valley

Sunset at Eagle Beach, Aruba, DW

HM

Jose Garcia

Dubuque

Gullfoss, Iceland

HM

Larry Headley

Omaha

Yosemite Falls - California

HM

Allison Herreid

North Metro

Apostle Islands Sea Caves - Wisconsin

HM

Ron Tigges

Dubuque

Frosty Reflection Dubuque Arboretum Dubuque, IA

HM

David Smethers

Dubuque

Boston Harbor in the Seaport District Massachusettes (1)

Print -
B & W

1st

Ed Lorson

Iowa City

A Welcome Smile

2nd

Debbie Bates

SW Iowa Shutterbugs

Small Flower

3rd

Deb Shoning

Des Moines

In the Old School House

HM

Barb McGraw

Des Moines

Haunted

HM

Deb Shoning

Des Moines

St. John's Basilica

HM

Deb Shoning

Des Moines

Hofrunger - Proud & Strong

Print -
Color

1st

Diane Darnielle

Des Moines

Shadow Valley Motors

2nd

Diane Darnielle

Des Moines

New Hampshire Fall Color

3rd

Ed Lorson

Iowa City

Double Arches - Moab, Utah

HM

Rita Frovarp

Fargo-Moorhead

Badlands Bull

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

St. Blasien Dome

HM

Diane Darnielle

Des Moines

Jack's Barn

Print Altered Reality

1st

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Hello!

2nd

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Full Moon

3rd

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Sorceress

HM

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Alaska Friends

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Sea Monster

HM

Bob Rude

Iowa City

A Cold Winter Morning

Print - Journalism

1st

Celine Hartwig

Iowa City

Here it Comes!

2nd

David Brown

Des Moines

Catch Me If You Can

3rd

Dwight Tomes

Des Moines

Working the Glass

HM

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior

Skyhawk Salute

HM

Ed Lorson

Iowa City

Quiet Time

HM

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior

Synchronized Leaders

Print -
Nature

1st

Diane Darnielle

Des Moines

Red Fox

2nd

Ed Lorson

Iowa City

Small Snow in Monument Valley

3rd

Terri Dermody

Des Moines

Solitude

HM

Doug Conrad

Sioux City

Eagle in the Grass

HM

Diane Darnielle

Des Moines

Wolf

HM

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Pelicans at Rest

Print -
Travel

1st

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Portland Head Lighthouse - Maine

2nd

Deb Shoning

Des Moines

Elements of the Palouse WA

3rd

Celine Hartwig

Iowa City

New York City Central Pk Tunnel

HM

David Brown

Des Moines

World's Steepest Railroad, Dubuque, IA

HM

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior

Peaceful Break - Dunedin NZ

HM

Diane Darnielle

Des Moines

Buffalo Roaming Theodore Roosevelt NP, ND

Print - Panorama

1st

Sonja Hoglund

Topeka

Arches National Park

2nd

Greg Punelli

Des Moines

Lightning Strike

3rd

Cindy Carlsson

Saint Paul

Wild Ride

HM

Alyssa Azhari

Iowa City

Seattle Skyline

HM

Ron Nicolls

Sioux City

Lake Reflections

HM

Greg Hoglund

Topeka

Parade of Elephants-Tanzania, Africa

Photo Essay

1st

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Apollo High School

2nd

Terry Butler

Western Wisconsin

Capturing the Western Prairie

3rd

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Alleys and Graffiti

HM

David Brown

Des Moines

At Home in Water, Wind, and World 2

HM

Nancy Heather Brown

Des Moines

Showing Their True Colors

HM

Tom Ward

Iowa City

Future Olympians

Club Communications - Bulletin

1st

Jim Wendel

Albert Lea

Lens and Shutter

2nd

Carl Hardy

Sioux City

Sioux Scope

3rd

Aaron Rider

Fort Dodge

Focus

HM

Barry Castetter

Black Hills

Black Hills Expressions

HM

Jim Sims

Saint Paul

St. Paul Camera Club News

HM

Ron Tigges

Dubuque

Summer Newsletter

Club Communications - Web

1st

Terry Butler

Western Wisconsin

http://wiphotoclub.com/

2nd

Jonathan Dyess

Duluth-Superior

http://www.duluthsuperiorcameraclub.org/

3rd

Doug Conrad

Sioux City

http://www.siouxcitycameraclub.com/

HM

Mary Dahlke & Bev Kiecker

Minnesota Valley

http://minnesotavalleyphotoclub.org/live/

HM

Jen Strohmyer

Lincoln

http://lincolncameraclub.org/

HM

Shannon Voges

Sioux Falls

https://siouxfallscameraclub.com/

N4C Service Award

 

Carl Hardy

Sioux City

Service to N4C including Editor of the N4C Directory and H4C Handbook

Small Club of the Year

 

 

Iowa City Camera Club

 

Large Club of the Year

 

 

Des Moines Camera Club

 

Photographer of the Year

 

Diane Darnielle

Des Moines 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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