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FINALIST: Americana
Our greatest freedom
(Carlos Hernandez)
FINALIST: Americana
The flat broom, a Shaker innovation
(Deborah Tacy)
FINALIST: Americana
A rainbow of kayaks in Rockport, Massachusetts
(Amy Pierson)
FINALIST: Americana
Old Palouse House
(DeWitt Beattie)
FINALIST: Americana
Lighthouse on the Hudson River
(John McShane)
FINALIST: Americana
Fishing on Grand Lake of the Cherokees in Oklahoma
(Joshua Hayes)
FINALIST: Americana
Taxidermy animals flank the living room television
(Lex Thompson)
FINALIST: Americana
Empire State Building in the mist
(Yurij Trytjak)
FINALIST: Americana
The runway
(Judy Helderman)
FINALIST: Arts
Young ballerina
(Guy Hudson)
WINNER: Travel
Bridge near Highway 37
Says Zwick, an architect, of Northern California's Black Point Bridge: "It reflects a slower pace of life that is quickly being lost in the area where I live." Built in 1911 by the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, the bridge straddles the Petaluma River, the dividing line between Sonoma and Marin counties. (Marty Zwick)
FINALIST: Arts
Parade day in La Paz, Bolivia
(Amy Brill)
FINALIST: Arts
Rothko and red shoes
(Douglas Neuman)
FINALIST: Arts
The Spring Flower Festival in Girona, Spain
(Michael Giamellaro)
FINALIST: Arts
Shadows and steps
(Robert Orlando)
FINALIST: Arts
Young dancer looks up
(Susan Cook)
FINALIST: Arts
Hand among thorns
(Matthew Campbell)
FINALIST: Arts
Bronze lady
(Tom Lopresti)
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
A green anole lizard in Hawaii
After a daylong drive through Maui, Maize and his wife, Kim, were pulling into a hotel parking space when he discovered the head of a green anole lizard "peeking around the edge of a leaf. I shot about three, four pictures, but [this] one was my favorite." (Howard Maize)
FINALIST: Arts
Chicago chairs
(Jill Weiler)
FINALIST: Natural World
Zebra challenge
(Eleanore Avery)
FINALIST: Natural World
Sunflower bloom in endless field
(Jamie Davenport)
FINALIST: Natural World
Light and shade at Grand Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado
(Jeff Dejoannis)
FINALIST: Natural World
Dragonfly resting on a flower
(Jean Noren)
WINNER: Arts
Hide and seek in the sculpture
(Marlo Sarmiento)
FINALIST: Natural World
Pensive primate at the St. Louis Zoo
(Keith Jochim)
FINALIST: Natural World
Penang, Malaysia
(Khoo Phaik Hoe)
FINALIST: Natural World
Windy November
(Jeremy Powitz)
FINALIST: Natural World
Small canoe on a foggy day
(Suzanne Lestage)
WINNER: Natural World
Flora of the Philippines
Says De Leon, a graphic artist for Manila's NET 25 television: "I have been shooting plants in the [office] garden for years, and then I found this combination, which closely resembles the colors and form of our national flag." (Samuel De Leon)
FINALIST: People
Hmong girl and baby in Binh Lu, Vietnam
(Miguel De Casenave)
FINALIST: People
Dance number during the Kennebunk Variety Show
(Sharon Lee Hart)
FINALIST: People
Morning greeting
(Mona Makela)
FINALIST: People
Legend of the fall
(Jim Johnston)
FINALIST: People
Indian laborers cooking before work
(Kaustubh Ray)
FINALIST: People
Woman visiting family member in Haitian hospital
(Mike Roth)
FINALIST: People
My son, stopping for a photo while his cousin races past
(Rusty Webb)
FINALIST: People
Masai hand, Tanzania
(Amitai Schwartz)
FINALIST: People
An old lady taking a sunbath on a January day
(Czintos Ödön)
FINALIST: Travel
A floating market in Thailand
(Jane Abrams)
WINNER: People
A man about to give a haircut
"I really needed a haircut, so I stepped into Benny White's Arco Barber Shop. I sat down in that old, red chair and received one of the most attentive and quality haircuts of my life. Afterward I thanked White and asked him if he wouldn't mind me taking his portrait." (Joshua Dudley Greer)
FINALIST: Travel
Monks at Cambodia's Angkor Wat
(John Goodwin)
FINALIST: Travel
Harvard University's clubhouse
(Ivan Kovalev)
FINALIST: Travel
Moroccan girl on her way to school
(Joan Weiss)
FINALIST: Travel
The bamboo forest of Arashiyama, Japan
(Alexander Wu)
FINALIST: Travel
Boy in a rural Kenyan eatery
(Ethan Yeh)
FINALIST: Travel
Bicycles parked along an Amsterdam canal
(Timothy Rybicki)
WINNER: Travel
A green bench in New York City
"I was bored waiting for a bus on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, so I started taking photos of people sitting on the benches. When the bus came, the benches emptied out and I noticed the beautiful curve and color of the bench and concrete. I missed the bus because I couldn't stop taking photos." (Jane Linders)
FINALIST: Travel
Morning reflection on Bowman Lake, Glacier National Park
(Steve Estes)
FINALIST: Travel
Climbers on "Big Red" in Namibia
(Leo Dos Remedios)

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