3rd Annual Photo Contest Winners and Finalists

See the winning photos from our 2005 contest

FINALIST: Altered Images
Red forest
Andrea Jackman
FINALIST: Altered Images
A foggy night in the Texas hill country
Gilbert Hernandez
FINALIST: Altered Images
Nasturtiums: A tribute to Jackson Pollock
Bob Sears
FINALIST: Altered Images
Abstract sunflower
Jon Bidwell
FINALIST: Altered Images
Montage of scenes from Italy
Nancy Ross
FINALIST: Altered Images
A leaf trapped in tar
Silvia Ganora
FINALIST: Altered Images
Poffabro, Italy: The village that basks in time
Teresa Rasmussen
FINALIST: Altered Images
Lone pine
Winthrope Hiers
FINALIST: Americana
Night in the city that never sleeps
Eliud Martinez
FINALIST: Americana
Vacancy at the Capitol Hill Motel
David Burke
FINALIST: Americana
A cowboy chasing a stray cow
Henry S. Hamlin
FINALIST: Americana
Two barns in the Palouse, Washington
Jason Zabriskie
FINALIST: Americana
Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
Ira Peppercorn
FINALIST: Americana
Galaxie sky
Jenn Rhubright
FINALIST: Americana
Still hanging on
Nathan Smith
FINALIST: Americana
Boy ready to go into the game
Ron Olsen
FINALIST: Americana
Brooklyn brunch through a pinhole camera
S. Liu
WINNER: Americana
A day at the barbershop
Kivin Bauzo
FINALIST: Natural World
A penguin enjoys the view
Cara Sucher
FINALIST: Natural World
Lightning over the Snake River
Don Fleming
FINALIST: Natural World
Blue iris
Henry Ruhl
FINALIST: Natural World
Where the buffalo roam
Ed Cornachio
FINALIST: Natural World
Fireworm moving in star coral
Jaime Villalta
FINALIST: Natural World
Another vision
Kristina Buceatchi
FINALIST: Natural World
Jellyfish
Mark Pickett
FINALIST: Natural World
A showdown over nectar rights
Steve Irving
FINALIST: Natural World
A nuisance pest in our backyard
Ferdinand Singh
WINNER: Natural World
Snowscape during a blizzard
Byron Arnao
FINALIST: People
A Navajo silversmith crafts bracelets under a shaft of light
Colleen Miniuk Sperry
FINALIST: People
A narrative studio photograph of two curious girls
Jennifer Zwick
FINALIST: People
Rwandan genocide survivor
Sean Sheridan
FINALIST: People
A farmer wends his way home after a day's work in the rice fields
McLloyd Jumpay
FINALIST: People
The love nest
Sylvain Rivarolo
FINALIST: People
Preschoolers in the Dominican Republic
Sheryl Lanman
FINALIST: People
A view of a back and shoulders
Vincent Lyon
FINALIST: People
Underwater ballet
Wendell DeLano
FINALIST: People
Unusual portrait in a big hasty city
Zsolt Nyulaszi
WINNER: People
Dapper man with cigar
Jeffrey Raheb
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
Bali cremation
Pang Piow Kan
FINALIST: Travel
Pilgrims on a stairway
Abhijit Nandi
FINALIST: Travel
Farmers have bent nature to meet their needs
Alessandra Meniconzi
FINALIST: Travel
Folk dancers at a festival in Jaipur, India
Lisa Shah
FINALIST: Travel
Safari sunrise
Matt Duffy
FINALIST: Travel
A sunset soccer game on Indonesia's Onemobaa Island
Lori Makabe
FINALIST: Altered Images
Indian summer
Jenn Rhubright
FINALIST: Travel
Masai warrior in Tanzania
Sarita Dan
FINALIST: Travel
A flying horse
Tatiana Bitir
WINNER: Altered Images
A zen lilly
Aaron Kotowski
FINALIST: Travel
Children playing inside a backlit tent
Samuel De Leon
WINNER: Travel
All in a day's catch
Amanda Mack