Focus on Woodbury 2022 Photo Contest Winners

Beautiful Distractions
Celebrating the people, places and things that make Woodbury special.
1st Place in Pets

We asked to see Woodbury through your lens and boy did you oblige! We received nearly 300 submissions to the 2022 Focus on Woodbury photo contest capturing the people, places and things that mean the most to you in the community. Thank you to everyone who submitted, we couldn't do this annual photo contest without your enthusiasm. 

Now, without futher ado, it's time to celebrate the winners!

Keep an eye out, these winners and participants may be featured in our Last Glace page in future print issues through 2023.

City Landmarks

1st Place

Title: A Bright Spot by Reagan Davis

A Bright Spot

2nd Place

Title: Heritage House in Winter by Kent Nye

Heritage House in Winter

3rd Place

Title: Paddlin’ On Power Lake by Ron Hawkins

Paddlin’ On Power Lake

Honorable Mention

Title: This One’s For Chris by Laura Hegrenes

This One’s For Chris

Community Activities & Events

1st Place

Title: Woodbury Days by Stephanie Shellabarger

Woodbury Days

2nd Place

Title: Patriotic Joy by Nathan Kriel

Patriotic Joy

3rd Place

Title: Viva La Vida! by Nikki Osho

Viva La Vida!

People & Families

1st Place

Title: Sibling Swim by David Augustson

Sibling Swim

2nd Place

Title: Flying High at Ridge Park by John Haldeman

Flying High at Ridge Park

3rd Place

Title: Raining Raptor by Pat Donaghy

Raining Raptor


1st Place

Title: Beautiful Distractions by Ariana Paratchek

Beautiful Distractions

2nd Place

Title: Freddie by Steve Plocher


3rd Place

Title: Laundry Time by Dee Dee Davis

Laundry Time

Wildlife & Nature

1st Place/Readers' Choice (tie)

Title: Selfie by Steven Meisel


2nd Place

Title: Markgrafs Mushroom by Baylie DeLong

Markgrafs Mushroom

3rd Place

Title: Fall on the Farm by Karl Schroeder

Fall on the Farm

Reader's Choice (tie)

Title: Dragonfly for Lunch! by Steven Meisel

'Dragonfly for Lunch!' by Steven Meisel

Honorable Mention

Title: Ready For My Closeup by Roberta Welp

Ready For My Closeup

Honorable Mention

Title: Sunflower by Robert Rydeen