2009 Photo Contest

The 2009 Murrysville Parks and Reserves Digital Photo Contest brought 94 entries and
contestants from
10 to 90 years old.  Thank you to everyone who participated, and to everyone
who helped with the contest!

            A collage of most (but not quite all) of the winning photos from the 2009 contest.
Collage of winning photos


Grand Prize

Pat Comas, Red-tailed Hawk (Murrysville Community Park)


1st Place - Louise Gladkowski, Deer Tracks at Sunset (MCP)
2nd Place - Dale Cwynar, Sunset (PV Park)
3rd Place - Valerie Mittereder, Sunbeams (Duff Park)
Honorable Mention - Jan Capasso, Pavilion and Pond (Townsend Park)
Honorable Mention - Dave Mottorn, Near Black Cohosh Trail (Duff Park)

of a Park
or Reserve

1st Place - Eugen Bolch, Enjoying the Fall Colors (Duff Park)
2nd Place - Rhonda Miller, Kristen by Large Tree (Duff Park)
3rd Place - Steve Frost, October Walk (Duff Park)
Honorable Mention - Edward K. Straub, Just a Walk in the Park (PV Park)

of Animals

1st Place - Dale Matuza, Cedar Waxwing (MCP)
2nd Place - Clarence Skena, Newborn Fawn (Skena Reserve)
2nd Place - Jeff McMahill, Cedar Waxwings (MCP)
3rd Place - Nancy Murphy, Wild Turkey Poults (PV Park)
Honorable Mention - Rachel Leftwich, Black Snake Fleeing (Duff Park)

of Plants

1st Place - Hal Smith, Tree (MCP)
2nd Place - Tracee Imai, Fungi (Caywood Reserve)
3rd Place - Doug Bauman, Dogwood Leaf (Townsend Park)
Honorable Mention - Teri Walborn, Mushroom Invasion (Duff Park)
Honorable Mention - Christy Stanko, Twisted Tree (Duff Park)


1st Place - Casen Wolinsky (Wildflower, PV Park)
2nd Place - Kristen Miller (Lonely Bench among Nature, Duff Park)
3rd Place - Ben Stampahar (Deformation on Tree, Duff Park)
Honorable Mention - Brittany Stanko (Trees, Duff Park)

2009 Contest First Place Winners Grand Prize Winning Photo of Hawk
2009 First Place WInners, and 2009 Grand Prize Winning Photo by Pat Comas


Links to a blog that shows the 2009 photos:

Enjoyment of a Park or Reserve
Images of Animals
Images of Plants (including fungi)
From Young Photographers


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