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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 2020-2021 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
  - Pictorial Color Prints
  - Altered Reality Prints
  - Nature Prints
  - Journalism Prints
  - Travel Prints
   

Panorama Prints
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                           List of 2021 Best of N4C Award Winners

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                                            v 11/1/2021

Contest Category

Year End Award

Photographer

Name of Club

Title

Digital – Altered Reality 

1st

Jerry Burnell

Wichita Area

The Eagle Has Landed

2nd

Gordon Court

Fargo-Moorhead

Peeling Back the Color

3rd

Dale Rehder

Fargo-Moorhead

Bison

HM

Diane Lowry

Des Moines

Derecho

HM

Sharon Watson

Fargo-Moorhead

Winter Dreaming

HM

Jerry Burnell

Wichita Area

Tiny 2 1-2 in Web

HM

Kevin McTague

Dubuque

See Jane Run

Digital - B&W 

1st

Sharon Watson

Fargo-Moorhead

Smorgasbord Style

2nd

Mike Barker

Omaha

Lucky Diamond-PI

3rd

Doug Conrad

Sioux City

Cowboy's at Camp

HM

Bob Rude

Iowa City

Reeneactment Soldier

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Iris on Mirror

HM

Sharon Watson

Fargo-Moorhead

Pawsitive Attitude

HM

Don Specht

Western Wisconsin

Breaking Free

HM

David Perez

Minnesota Valley

Iron Dragonfly

HM

Sharold Hipfner

Fargo-Moorhead

Noble Chief

Digital - Journalism 

1st

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Loading oat Bundles

2nd

Fred Sobottka

Western Wisconsin

Metallica Concert

3rd

Amber Nichols

Duluth-Superior

Beargrease Dog Sled Start

HM

Karen Leonard

Saint Paul

National Guard hugger

HM

Linda Rutherford

Women’s Color

Monitoring Back Burn

HM

Tom Arnhold

Topeka

Honoring a comrade in arms

HM

Mary Dreckman

Iowa City

Abandoned Elevator Barber Shop

Digital - Nature 

1st

Valarie Anderson

Saint Paul

Blue Heron with fish

2nd

Jerry Burnell

Wichita Area

Evening Outing

3rd

Barry Mullin

Saint Paul

Momma Feed Me

HM

Ken Epstein

Saint Paul

Filling Up on Saliva

HM

Allen Kurth

Omaha

Feeling Green

HM

Martha Farwell

Great River

Shall We Dance

HM

Steve Fleagle

Iowa City

Going Fast

HM

Kenneth Kiss

Dubuque

Yep_ All Feathers Counted

HM

Marianne Diericks

Western Wisconsin

Green-winged Teal at Golden Hour

Digital - Pictorial 

1st

Jerry Burnell

Wichita Area

Let There Be Light Over Monument Valley

2nd

David Perez

Minnesota Valley

Sunflower Oblique

3rd

Jerry Burnell

Wichita Area

Fresh out of the Egg

HM

Marilyn Victor

Women's Color

Peony

HM

Marianne Diericks

Western Wisconsin

The Morning Catch

HM

Will Hoyer

Dubuque

Morning Color at -16 Degrees Fahrenheit

HM

Kenneth Kiss

Dubuque

Lifting Fog at Green Island

HM

Dorothy Sansom

Omaha

To a Better 2021

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Spilling the Blues

Digital - Travel 

1st

Melissa Anderson

Western Wisconsin

The Duomo In Blue, Florence Italy

2nd

Sheldon Farwell

Great River

Bryce Canyon, Utah

3rd

Valarie Anderson

Saint Paul

Antelope Canyon AZ

HM

Dave Eckmann

Saint Paul

Sunset on Superior, MN

HM

Brenda Stauss

SW Iowa Shutterbugs

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

HM

Mick Richards

Western Wisconsin

Monument Valley AZ Sunrise

HM

Marilyn Victor

Women’s Color

Macchu Picchu, Peru

HM

Diane Herman

Western Wisconsin

Tanzstanian Elephants on the Move, Tanzania

Print – Pictorial -
B & W

1st

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Wooden Wheel Cart

2nd

Ed Lorson

Iowa City

Dirt is Always Fun

3rd

Tom Ward

Iowa City

Playing in the Mud

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Sparring Bears

HM

Ed Lorson

Iowa City

Weathered Face

HM

Doug Conrad

Sioux City

Stage Driver & Shotgun Messenger

Print – Pictorial - Color

1st

Doug Conrad

Sioux City

Rushing Brook

2nd

Steve Litwiller

Iowa City

Into the Storm

3rd

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior

The Point

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Magnificent Oak

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Lake Superior Sunset

HM

Michael Walsh

Sioux City

Peggy Cove Lighthouse

Print – Altered Reality

1st

Bob Rude

Iowa City

One Night in the Woods

2nd

Joann Kuntemeier

Kuntemeier Kamera Club

Glass Globes

3rd

Johnny Brian

Iowa City

New Glasses

HM

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Vehicle Graveyard

HM

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Old Truck in Ghost Town

HM

Carey Anderson

Sioux City

Fall Color Burst

Print - Journalism

1st

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Nosy Friend

2nd

Johnny Brian

Iowa City

The  Farrier

3rd

Johnny Brian

Iowa City

Coopers

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Passing in a Blur

HM

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior

Swing Dogs in Unison

HM

Robert Lahti

Duluth-Superior

Ice Racers

Print - Nature

1st

Michael Greiner

Sioux City

Taste Test

2nd

Ed Lorson

Iowa City

Minus 25 at Five Hole Falls

3rd

Doug Conrad

Sioux City

Baby Blackbird

HM

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Bugling Elk in Rut Season

HM

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Resting Bull Elk

HM

Doug Conrad

Sioux City

Cautious Eagle

Print - Travel

1st

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Amish Country

2nd

Larry Luebbert

Iowa City

Mt. Rainier from Pt. Ruston

3rd

Johnny Brian

Iowa City

Gasadulur Vagar Faroe Islands

HM

Wilford Yoder

Iowa City

Freight Depot, Tucson, AZ

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Great Sand Dunes NP, CO

HM

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Grand Canyon at Phantom Ranch Arizona

Photo Essay

1st

Nancy Heather Brown

Des Moines

Photos with Feelings2

2nd

Brian Stockton

Des Moines

Iowa State Capitol

3rd

Mark Gromko

Iowa City

Splish Splash

Club Communications – Newsletter

 

1st

Carl Hardy

Sioux City

Sioux Scope

2nd

James Wendel

Albert Lea

Lens and Shutter

3rd-tie

Valarie Anderson St. Paul SPCC Newsletter

3rd-tie

Kevin Segrud

Black Hills

Black Hills Expressions

HM

Darlene Kutzler

Huron Area

Image Maker

Club Communications - Web

1st

Terry Butler

Western Wisconsin

 https://wiphotoclub.com/

2nd

 Patty Foster

Des Moines

 https://www.dmcameraclub.com/

3rd

Michelle Cox

La Crosse Area

 https://lacrosseareacameraclub.org/

HM

Dack Nehring

North Metro

 https://www.northmetrophotoclub.org/

HM

 Bev Kiecker and Mary Dahlke

Minnesota Valley

 http://minnesotavalleyphotoclub.org/live/

HM

Doug Conrad

Sioux City

 http://www.siouxcitycameraclub.com/

Small Club of the Year

 

 

Women's Color Photo Club

 

Large Club of the Year

 

 

Iowa City Camera Club

 

Photographer of the Year

 

Mark Gromko

Iowa City Camera Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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