photo contest

Duty, Courage and Pride

Woodbury local Nikki Osho captured her daughter’s gleaming smile on August 3, 2021, as she climbed into the driver’s seat of the Woodbury firetruck. “It was a neighborhood get-together, and all of a sudden, a firetruck just pulled up and my 5-year-old daughter hopped in!” Osho says. She describes that, in moments like these when you’re a mom, you naturally become a photographer. Read more about Duty, Courage and Pride

Joy Ride

First Time on Two Wheels!

What stands out in David Augustson’s second place photo winner is the joy and excitement in his son’s smile. Augustson recalls taking the photo of his son, Will, and how delighted the youngster was to successfully ride a two-wheeled bike for the very first time. “He was riding his bike, and I was taking a bunch of photos, but this one stood out because of how happy he was to get on two wheels. It was great,” Augustson says. He captured this special moment outside of the daycare in which his son attended this past July. Read more about Joy Ride

Seasonal Snow

Spring Storm - Kent Nye

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest. This month, we asked hobby photographer Kent Nye to tell us about Spring Storm, which took second place in our Wildlife & Nature category.

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Trick Shot

Child flipping on trampoline

“I think the power of photography is memory and emotion,” says Susan Jamison, who received first place for her submission titled Topsy Turvy Summer in the People & Families category for the 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

“Finding my niche took some time; I wanted to do everything at first. I didn’t decide to narrow until I found what I enjoyed most,” she says. Read more about Trick Shot

Focus on Woodbury 2017 Photo Contest

It's that time of year again: The Focus on Woodbury photo contest has returned for its 19th year of beautiful photos of our community. This photo contest, presented by Woodbury Magazine, showcases the best photographers in our community—not to mention the subjects that give them inspiration.

We're looking for photos that show off the core values of Woodbury in five categories: Read more about Focus on Woodbury 2017 Photo Contest

Focus on Woodbury Photo Contest: Life on Mars

You never know what will pop up in the garden. Just ask Sarah Kroening. “While harvesting tomatoes last August, I noticed a small speck of what appeared to be dirt on one of the tomatoes,” Kroening says. “Upon further inspection, I noticed the perfect swirl of a snail shell. It was so small that I just had to show my mom; that’s when it popped its head out to say hello.” Read more about Focus on Woodbury Photo Contest: Life on Mars


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