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2012 Winners

2012 PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

2012 JUDGES’ CHOICE WINNERS

Judges’ 1st Choice Winner
Liz Levy, Point Cabrillo Light Station, Mendocino County
Liz Levy, Point Cabrillo Light Station, Mendocino County

Judges’ 2nd Choice Winner
Herbert Knufken, Peregrine Falcon and Ground Squirrel, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, San Diego County
Herbert Knufken, Peregrine Falcon and Ground Squirrel
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, San Diego County

Judges’ 3rd Choice Winner
Gary Powell, Hermissenda crassicornis nudibranch, Morro Bay
Gary Powell, Hermissenda crassicornis nudibranch, Morro Bay

2012 Viewers’ Choice Winners

Viewers’ Choice 1st Place
“Big Sur Waterfall” by Joel Goldstein
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
September 19, 2011.
Viewers’ Choice 2nd Place
“Snowy Egret Flying” by Mark Singer
Snowy Egret flying in for a landing.
Talbert Marsh. December 4, 2011.

2012 Honorable Mentions

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Hal Beral, Territorial Dispute—Terns Fighting in Midair, Bolsa Chica Wetlands, Orange County

Douglas Croft, “Ready for Lift-Off (California Condor),” Big Sur

Darlene DeLancey, Proliferating Anemone, Channel Islands

Chuck Graham, “Coming Together (Western Snowy Plovers),” Coal Oil Point, Santa Barbara County

Elizabeth Haslam, Lady Washington, Morro Bay

Elizabeth Haslam, Cayucos Waves, San Luis Obispo County

Jac Keo, “Sundowner,” Ventura

Mike Oria, Full Moon Over Pigeon Point, San Mateo County

Richard Mittleman, Black-bellied Plover in Surf, Morro Strand State Beach

Catherine Pacho, Bixby Bridge, Pacific Coast Highway, Big Sur
Portia N. Saucedo, Corethron Marine Diatoms, Richmond
Bob Widman, Sea Nettle Jellyfish, Monterey
Chad King, Kelp Forest