Best of N4C 2019
 

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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 2018-2019 season in each contest category.

INDEX OF GALLERIES
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Digital Images

  - B&W Digital
  - Altered Reality Digital
  - Journalism Digital
  - Nature Digital
  - Pictorial Digital
  - Travel Digital

Prints

  - Black & White Prints
  - Color Prints
  - Altered Reality Prints
  - Nature Prints
  - Journalism Prints
  - Travel Prints

Panorama Prints
 

                                  List of 2019 Best of N4C Award Winners

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                           (Correction to this list made on 10/8/2019)

Contest Category

Year End Award

Photographer

Name of Club

Title

Digital – Altered Reality 

1st

Don Specht

Western Wisconsin

Elegant Milkweed

2nd

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Time Cubed

3rd

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Infinity and Beyond

HM

Allen Kurth

Omaha Camera

Impressions of Tulips

HM

Mike Barker

Omaha Camera

Ink Drop Face and Stars

HM

Dan Ray

Black Hills

Electric Dreams

HM

Sondra Barry

Wichita Area

Runaway Train

Digital -
B&W

1st

Marianne Diericks

Western Wisconsin

Crowned Crane

2nd

Jose Garcia

Dubuque

Smoke

3rd

Ken Cheung

Minnesota Valley

Exercise on the Beach

HM

Deb Shoning

Des Moines

Boy at the Pond

HM

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Old Man

HM

Gene Schwope

Saint Paul

Hard Day on the Trail

HM

Allen Kurth

Omaha

Day Lily

HM

Deb Shoning

Des Moines

Afternoon in the Parlor

HM

Peggy Boike

Saint Paulb

Milkweed Pod and Stem

Digital - Journalism

1st

Steve Pacholl

North Metro

Sometimes You Need To Improvise

2nd

Allen Kurth

Omaha

Settle Down Big Guy

3rd

Chris Manning

Des Moines

Twin Powers Activate

HM

Ken Cheung

Minnesota Valley

SnowBirds Close encounters

HM

David Smethers

Dubuque

Rock climber scales sheer cliff face to summit rim of Grand Canyon

HM

Mike Barker

Omaha

Around the Last Barrel

HM

Larry Headley

Omaha

Learning to Count

HM

Larry Headley

Omaha

Surrounded

Digital - Nature
 

1st

Barry Mullin

Saint Paul

Orangutan Affection

2nd

Beverly Hawkins

Women’s Color

Love is in the Air

3rd

Tim Beaulier

Duluth-Superior

Morning flight

HM

Allen Kurth

Omaha

The Bully

HM

Dale Rehder

Fargo-Moorhead

Where is Mine

HM

Terry Butler

Western Wisconsin

Mars, Air Glow, and the Milky Way

HM

Tom Ward

Iowa City

You Look Tasty

HM

Brad Eide

Fargo-Moorhead

Curves and light

HM

Marianne Diericks

Western Wisconsin

Courtship Ballet

HM

Nikki McDonald

Omaha

View from Below

Digital - Pictorial

1st

Mike Chrun

Western Wisconsin

St. Croix Morning

2nd

Brad Eide

Fargo-Moorhead

Sunrise at Mesa Arch, Canyonlands NP

3rd

Angela Hoffman

Fargo-Moorhead

Sunrise Peek A Boo

HM

Sarah Becker

Des Moines

Mexican Sunrise

HM

Celine Hartwig

Iowa City

Parking Lot Reflection

HM

Marianne Diericks

Western Wisconsin

Smoky Mountains Sunset

HM

Brian Stockton

Des Moines

Star-Trail

HM

Kristie  Burns

Des Moines

Reddish Egret Fishing in the Surf

HM

Brian Stockton

Des Moines

Spirit of the Wilderness

HM

Martha Farwell

Great River

Waiting

Digital - Travel

1st

Kristie  Burns

Des Moines

The Mists of Moab, Utah

2nd

Pat Boudreau

North Metro

Steptoe Butte Wa Dusty Road

3rd

Tom Schendel

North Metro

Milkyway at the Needles Eye -South Dakota

HM

Deb Shoning

Des Moines

Storm in the Dust Bowl Oklahoma

HM

Gary Schafer

Western Wisconsin

Lido Beach Sarasota Florida

HM

Diane Lowry

Des Moines

Rockaway Beach, Oregon

HM

Brad Eide

Fargo-Moorhead

Sunrise at Bamburgh_England

HM

Tom Schendel

North Metro

Volcanos NP Lava Field HI

HM

Jackie Stoken

Des Moines

Bergsbotn Norway Aurora Borealis

Print -
B & W

1st

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Redwoods in the Fog

2nd

Dwight Tomes

Des Moines

New Iowa Resident

3rd

Mitch Keller

Sioux City

Winter in North Dakota

HM

Diane Darnielle

Des Moines

Palouse Barn

HM

Steve Litwiller

Iowa City

Snowy Mountain Ridge

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Zebras Drinking

Print -
Color

1st

Vernice Kingsbury

Sioux City

Red Buildings

2nd

Kristie Burns

Des Moines

Tangerine Dream

3rd

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Water Lilies in Blum

HM

Michael Greiner

Sioux City

100 Years to Late

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Flamingos

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Black Brook

Print – Altered Reality

1st

Paul Grillo

Des Moines

Where Ancestors Gather

2nd

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Perspective

3rd

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Sunset

HM

Bob Rude

Iowa City

The Last Crow

HM

Paul Grillo

Des Moines

Monster!

HM

Paul Grillo

Des Moines

Steady Stream of Traffic

Print - Journalism

1st

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Fast Down Hill

2nd

Celine Hartwig

Iowa City

Smiling at My Reflection

3rd

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

One Lap to Go

HM

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior

She Looks Ahead

HM

Paul Grillo

Des Moines

Shoot'em Up Cowgirl

HM

Deb Shoning

Des Moines

Preparing to Show

Print -
Nature

1st

Kristie Burns

Des Moines

Happy Couple

2nd

Dwight Tomes

Des Moines

Mama's Baby

3rd

Diane Fonger

Duluth-Superior

Lunch on the Mountain

HM

Kristie Burns

Des Moines

Feathers For Females

HM

Terri Dermody

Des Moines

Old Man Egret

HM

Michael Greiner

Sioux City

Golden Flow

Print -
Travel

1st

Ed Lorson

Iowa City Camera Club

This is Scotland

2nd

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse

3rd

Diane Fonger

Duluth-Superior

Oak Alley Plantation New Orleans

HM

Ed Lorson

Iowa City

School Days China

HM

John Ryan

Des Moines

Angels Landing

HM

Diane Darnielle

Des Moines

Smokies Tremont, Tennessee

Print - Panorama

1st

Paul Grillo

Des Moines

An Aura of Holiness

2nd

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Grand Prismatic Spring

3rd

Ron Tigges

Dubuque

Christmas in July

HM

Nancy Heather Brown

Des Moines

Greenwood Park

HM

Mitch Keller

Sioux City

Hong Kong Skyline

HM

Greg Hoglund

Topeka

Elephants at Watering Hole

Photo Essay

1st

Madhu Singh

Iowa City

Winter in Iowa

2nd

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Safari

3rd

Nancy Heather Brown

Des Moines

What I Learned This Summer

HM

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Welcome to My Nightmare

HM

Kristie Burns

Des Moines

Working Dogs

HM

Steve Litwiller

Iowa City

Clouds Sunrise to Sunset

Club Communications – Newsletter

 

1st

Jim Wendel

Albert Lea

Lens and Shutter

2nd

Carl Hardy

Sioux City

Sioux Scope

3rd

Barry Castetter

Black Hills

Black Hills Expressions

HM

Edwin Carlson

Cheyenne

Through the Lens

HM

Pamela Brandt

Dubuque

Summer Newsletter

Club Communications - Web

1st

Doug Conrad

Sioux City

http://www.siouxcitycameraclub.com/

2nd

Dack Nehring

North Metro

https://www.northmetrophotoclub.org/

3rd

Kaleb Zook

Black Hills

http://blackhillsphotographyclub.com/

HM

Mary Dahlke & Bev Kiecker

Minnesota Valley

http://minnesotavalleyphotoclub.org/live/

HM

Terry Butler

Western Wisconsin

http://wiphotoclub.com/

HM

Dwight Corrin

Wichita

https://wichitaareacameraclub.smugmug.com/

N4C Service Award

 

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior Camera Club

Service to N4C

Small Club of the Year

 

 

Iowa City Camera Club

 

Large Club of the Year

 

 

Des Moines Camera Club

 

Photographer of the Year

 

Paul Grillo

Des Moines Camera Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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