Outdoor Photography Competition
2008 Winners

Great blue heron

Advanced - 1st Place

“Great blue heron,” Overall Best of Show & 1st Place–Advanced, by David Howard, Hilton Head Island

Birds - Sparkleberry Swamp

Advanced - 2nd Place

“Birds - Sparkleberry Swamp,” 2nd Place–Advanced, by Lynne Branham, White Rock.

White birds - Huntington Beach

Advanced - 2nd Place

“White birds - Huntington Beach,” 2nd Place–Advanced, by Terry Shoemaker, Murrells Inlet.


Advanced - 3rd Place

“Butterfly,” 3rd Place–Advanced, by Paul Palmer, Jr., Columbia.


Advanced - Honorable Mention

“Bird,” Honorable Mention – Advanced, by Allyson Hurley, Chatham, NJ.


Advanced - Honorable Mention

“Dolphins,” Honorable Mention – Advanced, by Peter Ingrasselino, Mt. Pleasant.

Butterfly and Moth

Advanced - Honorable Mention

“Butterfly and Moth,” Honorable Mention – Advanced, by Steve Kilpatrick, Beech Island.

Atlantic Ghost Crab

Amateur - 1st Place

“Atlantic Ghost Crab,” 1st Place–Amateur, by Carl Miller, Charleston.

Raccoon - Bull Island

Amateur - 2nd Place

“Raccoon - Bull Island,” 2nd Place–Amateur, by Nancy Carson Dennis, Mt. Pleasant.

Duck at Lake Murray

Amateur - 3rd Place

“Duck at Lake Murray,” by Scott McWatty, Lexington.


Amateur - 3rd Place

“Pelican,” by Whitney Arnold, Mt. Pleasant.

Sunset after rain

Amateur - Honorable Mention

“Sunset after rain,” Honorable Mention – Amateur, by Jennifer Jackson, Elgin.


Amateur - Honorable Mention

“Osprey,” Honorable Mention – Amateur, by Chad Hayes, Johns Island.

Dog with Raccoon

Amateur - Honorable Mention

“Dog with Raccoon,” Honorable Mention – Amateur, by Faye Amick, Cayce.

The Sap Flows

Advanced - Honorable Mention

“The Sap Flows,” Honorable Mention – Advanced, by Sparkle Clark, Columbia.

Bird in Flight

Amateur - Honorable Mention

“Bird in Flight,” Honorable Mention – Amateur, by Scott McWatty, Lexington, SC.

Bird at Huntington Beach

Amateur - Honorable Mention

“Bird at Huntington Beach,” Honorable Mention – Amateur, by Eve Brewer, Easley.

Lightning over Murrells Inlet

Special Weather Category

“Lightning over Murrells Inlet,” 1st Place –Advanced (weather category), by Bill McCormick, Surfside.

Ghost Riders

Special Weather Category

“Ghost Riders,” Honorable Mention – Advanced (weather category), by Edmund Funk, Bluffton.

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Photographers of all skill levels are invited to participate in South Carolina Wildlife magazine's 2009 Outdoor Photography Competition and Print Exhibition, held at the 2009 Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic. To request an entry brochure, write Tricia Way, South Carolina Wildlife, P.O. Box 167, Columbia, SC 29202-0167, or call (803) 734-3972 or e-mail her at

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