Shot on Location

Winners of our 2014 photography contest

Grand-Prize Winner: Sunrise over Elk Lake, town of North Hudson

Mark Epstein, Vestal, New York

First-Place Landscape: Fading Away, Raquette Lake

Bonnie Jakobsen-Martin, Zionsville, Indiana

Second-Place Landscape: Sunrise from Silver Lake Mountain, town of Black Brook

Russ Hartung, Morrisonville, New York

Third-Place Landscape: Spring Thaw, from Cascade Mountain

Todd Jorgensen, Queensbury, New York

First-Place Wildlife: Flying Squirrel, near Union Falls Pond

Howard Arndt, Amherst, New Hampshire

Second-Place Wildlife: No Escape, Fish Creek Pond

Richard L. Endres, Albany, New York

Third-Place Wildlife: Baby Deer at Camp Che-Na-Wah, town of Minerva

Barbara Wortman, Minerva, New York

First-Place Black and White: Water Lilies in Rain, near Sevey Corners, town of Colton

Ronald Larsen, Canton, New York

Second-Place Black and White: Morning Mist on 4th, Fourth Lake, Inlet

Carolynn McCann, Old Forge, New York

Third-Place Black and White: Winter Break, from Cascade Mountain

Todd Jorgensen, Queensbury, New York

First-Place Recreation: Go-Cart Fun in Lake George, Adventure Family Fun Center

Michael J. Powers, Bennington, Vermont

Second-Place Recreation: Bolton Landing Skirmish, Rogers Park

Halldor Sigurdsson, Broadalbin, New York

Third-Place Recreation: Heading Out, Upper Saranac Lake

Linda Benzon, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Editors’ Choice: From the Boathouse, Upper Saranac Lake

Linda Benzon, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Congratulations to this year’s standout images, a collection of serene Adirondack backdrops, too-cute critters and memory-making moments that truly captures the heart and soul of the park.

First- through third-place honorees receive a commemorative piece of pottery by Sue Young, of Jay. In addition, the grand-prize winner gets free admission to this fall’s Adirondack Photography Weekend with Adirondack Life, in Lake Placid, sponsored by the Adirondack Photography Institute (

See this year's impressive honorable mentions here.