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Last update:

 06/28/2014 05:45 PM -0400

All text and photography Copyright © Milton Heiberg Studios unless otherwise noted

Presenting the Winners of

Orange Audubon Society's 2011

Kit & Sidney Chertok Nature Photography Contest

 

Co-sponsored by Colonial Photo & Hobby    


All photographs are © copyrighted by the individual photographers and may not be duplicated.

Orange Audubon Society's 2011 (23rd Annual)

Chertok Nature Photography Contest

 

Featured an OPEN competition with two categories: Advanced and Amateur

And a Youth competition.

All winning images are presented below.

Category: Advanced

Theme: Nature's Patterns 

 

First Place: One Good Tern Deserves Another

Locale where photographed: Fort De Soto

Photographer: Mike Godwin, Orlando

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Second Place: Cormorant Profile

Locale where photographed: Everglades National Park

Photographer: Marina Scarr, Tampa

Member Sarasota Audubon Society

 

 


 

Third Place: Barred Owl Close Crop

Locale where photographed: Orlando

Photographer: Bill Wilbanks, Orlando

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Regal Jumping Spider

Locale where photographed: Seminole State Forest

Photographer: Mary Keim, Orlando

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Gator Tail and Baby

Locale where photographed: Wakodahatchee, Boynton Beach

Photographer: Ruth Pannunzio, West Palm Beach

Member Everglades and Orange Audubon Societies

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Moon Setting Over Sand Dunes

Locale where photographed: Fort De Soto County Park

Photographer: Larry Lynch, St. Petersburg

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Green with Envy

Locale where photographed: Big Cypress Nature Preserve

Photographer: Chris E. Heisey, Mechanicsburg, PA

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Elliott’s Aster

Locale where photographed: Bronson State Forest

Photographer: Mary Keim, Orlando

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 

 


 

Category: Amateur

Theme: Nature's Patterns 

 

 

First Place: Bridal Veil – Great Egret

Locale where photographed: Gatorland

Photographer: Jack Rogers, Oviedo

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Second Place: Shaken, Not Stirred – American Bittern

Locale where photographed: Merritt Island

Photographer: Joyce Stefancic, Clermont

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Third Place: Great Egret in Flight

Locale where photographed: Lake Apopka Restoration Area

Photographer: Paul R. Murray, Casselberry

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: The Highs and Lows of It – Cypress Trees

Locale where photographed: Otter Lake, Panacea

Photographer: Gini Henry, Christmas

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Together – Great Egrets

Locale where photographed: Gatorland

Photographer: James Kochanowski, Zellwood

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Blanket of Color – Red Maple Leaves

Locale where photographed: Orlando

Photographer: Nancy L. Moore, Orlando

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Royal Terns

Locale where photographed: Longboat Key

Photographer: Ethel Portnoy, Altamonte Springs

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Category: Youth

Theme: Natural Florida

 

First Place: Snowy Egret

Locale where photographed: Fort De Soto

Photographer: Megan Authement, St. Petersburg

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Second Place: Gopher Tortoise

Locale where photographed: Buck Lake Wildlife Management Area

Photographer: Shaw Frederick, Merritt Island

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Third Place: Bright and Blooming – Black-eyed Susan

Locale where photographed: Orlando

Photographer: Alicia Devine, Orlando

 

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Contrasting Nature – Monarch Butterfly and Blanket Flower

Locale where photographed: Orlando

Photographer: Alicia Devine, Orlando

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Squirrel in Oak Tree

Locale where photographed: Sanford

Photographer: Sheyenne Lake, Sanford

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: White Pelican Over Lagoon

Locale where photographed: Sebastian

Photographer: Shaw Frederick, Merritt Island

Member Orange Audubon Society

 

 


 

Honorable Mention: Cypress Tree Branches

Locale where photographed: Winter Park

Photographer: Savannah Smith, Orlando 

 

 

 


 

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