4th Annual Photo Contest Winners and Finalists

See the winning photos from our 2006 contest

FINALIST: Travel
Sunrise in Canyonlands National Park
Diane Kroupa
FINALIST: Travel
Walking the line in Death Valley, California
Diana Lemieux
FINALIST: Travel
Folkdancers at the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, India
Asis Sanyal
FINALIST: Travel
Sunrise behind the active Merapi Stratovolcano, viewed from Borobudur Buddhist Monument, Central Java
Gregory Shaw
FINALIST: Travel
A silver Harlequin in Venice
Giancarlo Bisone
FINALIST: Travel
Beach bungalows in Belgium
Raul Tobon
FINALIST: Travel
Worshipers in Taipei, Taiwan
Tzu Cheng Liu
FINALIST: Travel
Laundry at the canal in rural India
Sonal Dave
WINNER: Travel
A photographer in action
Paul Hilts
FINALIST: Travel
The sun sets over Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington
Phil Taylor
FINALIST: People
Shoppers crossing a glass floor
David Mendelsohn
FINALIST: People
Highland children bathing in the morning
Kiet Vo Anh
FINALIST: People
A naturalist in Ryder Canyon, Arizona
Kyle George
FINALIST: People
Children cooling off from the summer heat
Lance Ramoth
FINALIST: People
A portrait of a homeless man
Leroy Skalstad
FINALIST: People
Hindu devotees pray to the Sun God at the river Ganges
Rathindra Nath Das
FINALIST: People
Bird Lady
Viva Habbit van Assen
FINALIST: People
A child shares a stair for an afternoon siesta
Sudipto Das
WINNER: People
Sadhu in Madurai, India
Ezra Millstein
FINALIST: People
Walking meditation
Casey Scholz
FINALIST: Natural World
A foal's crest
Laura Rutkair
FINALIST: Natural World
Botanical garden in Slovenia
Damjan Voglar
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
A winter dawn in a New Zealand pasture
Joelle Linhoff
FINALIST: Natural World
Got it!
Pang Piow-Kan
FINALIST: Natural World
Oregon Storm
Marilyn Affolter
FINALIST: Natural World
Desert sands
Patrick Govaerts
FINALIST: Natural World
Hosta leaves and flower
Russ Martin
FINALIST: Natural World
A macaque monkey sits on a wall in Kuala Lumpur
Trey Ratcliff
FINALIST: Natural World
An aerial view near Madrid
Zoltan Balogh
WINNER: Natural World
Junior needs help
Teng Wei
FINALIST: Americana
Perfect combination: Cadillac and Rock & Roll
Fabrizio Vignali
FINALIST: Altered Images
A diner in Salisbury, Massachusetts
Brian Lewandowski
FINALIST: Americana
Caught in a February snow storm in Bismarck, Arkansas
Chris Boykin
FINALIST: Americana
Cowboys playing poker in the chuck wagon
Henry Hamlin
FINALIST: Americana
A street corner in San Antonio, TX
Gerry Burns
FINALIST: Americana
A young girl singing
Jacqueline Cooper
FINALIST: Americana
A roadside barn display in upstate New York
Kate Zacharewski
FINALIST: Americana
Warm-up at the West Georgia Speedway
Richard Hill
WINNER: Americana
The 4th of July on Lake Austin
Trey Ratcliff
FINALIST: Americana
A naked cowboy plays guitar in Times Square
Tzu Cheng Liu
FINALIST: Altered Images
Graffiti at Mission Beach, California
Hugh Forte
FINALIST: Altered Images
Stick shifts and safety belts
Cindy Li
FINALIST: Altered Images
Chrysanthemums in blue
Alicja Piwnicka
FINALIST: Altered Images
Eat Rite or don't eat at all
Jane Linders
FINALIST: Altered Images
Daydreaming in the silence of a snowy day
Matt Hanlan
FINALIST: Altered Images
Dancing tree
Paula Guttilla
FINALIST: Altered Images
Aspen dreamscape
Kathleen Johnston
FINALIST: Altered Images
Images in her mind shine through
Shea Beebe
FINALIST: Altered Images
Yellow and red tulip
Steve Ross
WINNER: Altered Images
A white lion looks upward
Nicholas Edens