Winning ‘treasures’ on display

ND: Bismarck

WHERE: The Capitol Building.

WHEN: Through December 2013.

TITLE: 2013 North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest

"Legendary Ride" by Ben Gumeringer of Bismarck, North Dakota.

“Legendary Ride” by Ben Gumeringer of Bismarck, North Dakota.

BRIEF ABOUT: The winners by category were: Best of Show: Brian Ward (Hunter) “Medora @Night”; Adventure Category: Dave Bruner (Grand Forks) “Photographing the Little Missouri River in the beautiful Badlands of North Dakota”; Attraction Category: Brian Ward (Hunter) “Medora @Night”; Honorable Mentions:  Anna Meidinger (Wishek) “Whitestone Battlefield”; Dave Bruner (Grand Forks) “Sunrise on Hole #9 @ King’s Walk”; Events Category: Brian Ward (Hunter) “Calm Before The Storm” (Lake Ashtabula); Honorable Mentions:  Ben Gumeringer (Bismarck) “Legendary Ride”;

“Sisters in Snow” by Angie Waletzko of Lisbon, North Dakota.

“Sisters in Snow” by Angie Waletzko of Lisbon, North Dakota.

People Category:  Angie Waletzko (Lisbon) “Sisters in Snow”; Scenery category: Dan Schill (Jamestown) “ND Sunset”; Honorable Mentions: Mary Lizakowski (Grand Forks) “Beauty as Far as the Eye Can See”; Dale Rehder (West Fargo) “Fog at Sunrise”; Wildlife Category: Dave Bruner (Grand Forks) “Day Before Pheasant Season”; Honorable Mentions: Derek Stout (Bismarck) “Northern Saw-Whet Owl”; and Anna Meidinger (Wishek) “Western Grebe.”

“Medora-@Night” by Brian-Ward of Hunter, North-Dakota

“Medora-@Night” by Brian-Ward of Hunter, North-Dakota

    Of the 732 photo entries, First Lady Betsy Dalrymple said, “Today we not only celebrate 10 years of the Governor’s Photo Contest, but we also are showcasing the talents of our state’s amateur photographers who uniquely capture the beauty and originality of North Dakota.”  The photos were judged on originality, subject matter, visual appeal and ability to portray North Dakota as a legendary travel destination in the categories of adventure, attractions, events, people, scenery and wildlife. First Lady added, “There’s no one better at capturing our state’s attractions and beautiful scenery than North Dakota’s amateur photographers, who experience first-hand the legendary offerings awaiting our visitors.”

“Northern Saw-Whet Owl” by Derek Stout, Bismarck , North Dakota.

“Northern Saw-Whet Owl” by Derek Stout, Bismarck , North Dakota.

MORE DETAILS: For a complete view of all the winning works, see www.ndtourism.com.




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