Sneider, Thomas winners in contestTwelve winning photos were recently announced in the 2008 North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest.
Twelve winning photos were recently announced in the 2008 North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest. Winning photographers receive a cash prize for their photos, which will be featured in North Dakota Tourism’s promotional materials and on the Tourism Division’s Web site. The winners were chosen from more than 600 photo entries in the contest, which kicked off in May.
Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman said the photos were judged on originality, subject matter, visual appeal, and ability to portray North Dakota as a legendary travel destination in the categories of events, attractions, people, scenery, wildlife and outdoor adventure.
Winning photos can be seen at the North Dakota Tourism Web site at www.NDtourism.com.
Local winners include:
Attraction category: Photographer: Nina Sneider, Jamestown; winning photograph: “Gifts from the Gods” (buffalo and statue)
Outdoor Adventure category: Photographer: Lydia Thomas, Tappen; winning photograph: “Fishing in fashion” (kid ice fishing)