1st Annual Finalists

These are the talented finalists from the 1st Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition.


Imagery depicting mountain sports such as climbing, kayaking, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, etc.


Imagery depicting the people, their customs, traditions, and ways of life unique to the Southern Appalachian region.


Imagery that communicates the significance and/or threats to the Southern Appalachian environment.

Flora and Fauna

Imagery of plants and animals common to the Southern Appalachians.


Imagery of aesthetic subject matter in which natural scenery depicting the Southern Appalachian region represented.