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2011 Winners

Judges’ 1st Choice Winner
Coming Through by Brian Friedman. Catalina, May 2010
“Coming Through” by Brian Friedman
Catalina, May 2010

Judges’ 2nd Choice Winner
Lanphere Dunes by Andrea Pickart. Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, July 2011
“Lanphere Dunes” by Andrea Pickart
Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, July 2011

Judges’ 3rd Choice Winner
Blanket of Rain by Dylan McDaniel
“Blanket of Rain” by Dylan McDaniel

Viewers’ Choice Winner
Harbor Sunrise by David Harbin. Monterey Wharf, June 2011.
“Harbor Sunrise” by David Harbin
Monterey Wharf, June 2011

Honorable Mentions
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“Seastar and Surfgrass”
by Bill Bouton
Montaña de Oro State Park

“California Condors”
by Brad Schaub
Along Highway 1 in Big Sur

“Mom and Baby Otter”
by Cindy Tucey
Elkhorn Slough



“Self Portrait in Tidepool Bubbles and Foam”
by Edwin Hacking
Pecsadero

“Garibaldi”
by Emma Fiori
Southern Channel Islands

“Holiday Pier”
by Erik Polchow
Manhattan Beach



“Feeding Barnacle”
by Gary Powell
Morro Bay

“Kelp”
by Richard Lang
Moneterey Bay

“Oil Painting on a Summer Day”
by Sandy Yagyu
Big Sur



“Sea Nettle (Chrysaora fuscescens)
by Scott Gabara
Pacific Grove

“Silhouette Surfer”
by Stephanie Hicks
Newport Beach

“Elegant Terns Courting”
by Ross Griswold
Huntington State Beach



“The Guardian”
by Vince Stamey
Pacific Grove