13th Annual AMPC Winners Announced

13th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography CompetitionOrganizers of the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition today announced the winners of the 13th annual competition.

James K. Fay and the image Brother Carol (below) took top honors, receiving the designation of Best in Show. James will take home a cash award of $1,000 furnished through competition proceeds.

Steve Yocom’s image Winter Fairy Tale  (below)  is the public’s pick in this year’s Footsloggers’ People’s Choice Award and will receive $350 cash award furnished by Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitters.


13th Annual Winners List

In the table below, we have listed all the winners for top honors, categories, and special mentions.

13th Annual Best In Show Brother Carol
by James K. Fay
13th Annual People’s Choice Award Winter Fairy Tale
by Steve Yocom

AMPC Category Winners

$250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Celestial Hangover
by Brandon Jett
Blue Ridge Parkway – Beyond the Black Top
$250 award from the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and a $250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Picnic on the Blue Ridge Parkway
by Scott Ramsey
Culture (tie)
$250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Robert with Christmas Dinner
by Elle Olivia Anderson
Tom and Roxie

by Elle Olivia Anderson
Our Ecological Footprint
$250 award from Appalachian Voices and a $250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Nest, found near Boone, NC, with plastic netting
by James M. Davidson
Flora & Fauna
$250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
Dripping Triptych
by Raven Moffett
$250 gift certificate from Mast General Store
by Tim Williams

Honorable Mention

Three additional photographers have been recognized as having images of distinction and merit and received Special Mention Honors from the judges.

Our Ecological Footprint Aftermath
by Lynda Ward
Landscape Appalachian Nocturne
by Nathan Sales

13th Annual Winners Gallery

Your participation this year will help to make the Student Outdoor Learning Expeditions through ASU’s Outdoor Programs an experience of a lifetime for many students. Thank you for your unwavering support and enthusiasm!

AMPC is funded through the generous contributions of our partners, sponsors and supporters. You can provide needed operational support to AMPC by choosing to make a donation and/or offering us feedback on your user experience.

If you, or someone you know, would like to participate as a competition sponsor or supporter, please contact Rich Campbell, Competition Director, at 828-262-2475.

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