Competition was stiff this year for the annual Focus on Woodbury photo contest, but after the dust settled, the judges picked the winning images in five categories: Activities & Events, City Landmarks, Wildlife & Nature, Pets, People & Families. Read more about Focus on Woodbury 2021 Photo Contest Winners
Photo Contest Winner
Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest. This month, we asked photographer Mackenzie Harding to tell us about Quaranteam, which took second place in our People and Families category.
Tell us the story behind the image. Read more about Evoking Emotion
Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest. This month, we asked hobby photographer Bethany Nordman to tell us about Submerged, which took second place in our Activities & Events category. Read more about Summer Snorkeling
Since spring 2020, animal shelters have seen an influx in adoptions. Families across America were getting new furry family members, many being puppies.
Sigrid Dabelstein, professional Woodbury photographer, won first place in the 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest with her photo, Puppy Love! The photo was taken in May 2020 and shot with a Canon 80D camera. Dabelstein says she was in the “exact right moment at the right time,” as the puppy got to play with its new brother. Read more about Puppy Photoshoot
“I enjoy history and with Woodbury being a relatively new community, I found the Miller barn interesting as one of its oldest remaining buildings,” says Brian Myer, who won first place for his submission titled Fading Day at Miller Barn in the City Landmarks category of the Focus on Woodbury photo contest.
“… With agriculture being the main activity of our area until the past few decades, this remaining landmark stood out in my mind when I saw the categories for the competition,” says Myer. Read more about Capturing History