2016 Photo Contest Winners

The Best of the Prettyboy Photo Contest

PWA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Best of the Prettyboy Photo Contest.  Many thanks to all who submitted an entry!

Cyndi Pachino's 1st Place submission, "Prettyboy Dam," to the 2016 Best of the Prettyboy photo contest.

We received over 80 entries of photos of the Prettyboy Watershed's land, rivers, streams, wildlife and people.  Each entry was unique in its own way. All gave voice to the importance of PWA's work and commitment to protect and restore the waters of the Prettyboy watershed and ultimately the Chesapeake watershed.

Theresa Blevin's 2nd Place submisstion, "A Sunset to Remember," to the 2016 Best of the Prettyboy Photo Contest.

We received submissions that conveyed a broad range of important messages; from the serenity of the waters, the beauty of the landscape, to the interaction of man and animal on the land.

Derek Elliott's 3rd Place submission, "Dock at Prettyboy," to the 2016 Best of the Prettyboy Photo Contest.

Congratulations to our Best of the Prettyboy photo contest winners and honorable mentions:

1st Place - Cyndi Pachino of Timonium, MD, with Prettyboy Dam.

2nd Place - Theresa Blevins of Parkton, MD, with A Sunset to Remember.

3rd Place - Derek Elliott of Parkton, MD, with Dock at Prettyboy.

Honorable Mention - Adam Green of Parkton, MD, with Golden Countryside.

Honorable Mention - Young Novalis of Millers, MD, with Where You Lead.

Honorable Mention Selections:

Young Novalis' Honorable Mention, Where You Lead.

Adam Green's Honorable Mention, Golden Countryside.

It is our hope that this contest inspires us all!  Take some photos of your own and participate in next year's BEST OF THE PRETTYBOY Photo Contest!

Thank You to Our Contest Judges:

Kathie Pieper is a resident of the Prettyboy Watershed for 15 years.  A biochemical engineer, now retired from Proctor and Gamble after 36 years, she is an experienced amateur photographer.  Her business, Stone Pony Restoration, specializes in custom digital restoration and preservation of cherished photographs.

Jeff Tiemann, recently relocated with his family to the Parkton area, from coastal Virginia, enjoys the beautiful rolling hills, streams, creeks and wonderful sense of community in the Prettyboy.  He can't wait to see all the seasons unfold. Jeff has more than 15 years of professional photography experience in and out of the studio. Jeff specializes in people photography, precision studio lighting and digital printing. His is taking a break from photography, as he currrently works with Vivint, bringing renewable energy to Maryland.