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2014 Winners

2014 PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

Judges’ 1st Place Winner
Humpback Whale Breaching, Moss Landing By Shane Keena
Humpback Whale Breaching, Moss Landing
By Shane Keena

Judges’ 2nd Place Winner
Morro Reflections, Morro Bay By Rodrigo Alvarez
Morro Reflections, Morro Bay
By Rodrigo Alvarez

Judges’ 3rd Place Winner
“Eye See You” Keyhole Limpet surrounded by brittle stars, Anacapa Island By Susy Horowitz
“Eye See You”
Keyhole Limpet surrounded by brittle stars, Anacapa Island
By Susy Horowitz

2014 VIEWERS’ CHOICE WINNER

Viewer’s Choice 1st Place
“Laguna Bluebelt” By Mitch Ridder
“Laguna Bluebelt”
By Mitch Ridder

A winter storm rolls in off the ocean as the tower of Hotel Laguna is lit in the foreground. Laguna’s Bluebelt is where the coves of Laguna Beach meet the sea as a state Marine Protected Area preserving the coast for future generations.

2014 HONORABLE MENTIONS

2014 Honorable Mention
Elegant Tern Courtship
Bolsa Chica Wetlands
By Hal Beral

2014 Honorable Mention
“Fluid Motion” (sea lions)
San Diego
By Ed Campbell

2014 Honorable Mention
“The Golden Day”
San Francisco
By Venkata Rupesh Dabbir

2014 Honorable Mention
A Stop at the Beach
(Pepper in Crescent City)
By Timothy Dickinson

2014 Honorable Mention
“Still Standing”
San Francisco
By Anh Doan

2014 Honorable Mention
Abalone Eyes
Palos Verdes
By Phil Garner

2014 Honorable Mention
“After the Storm”
Santa Cruz
By Nahed Hamdi

2014 Honorable Mention
Sunset, Natural Bridges
Santa Cruz
By David Kerbyson

2014 Honorable Mention
Water-Catching Dog
Moonstone Beach, Trinidad
By Carissa Ranario

2014 Honorable Mention
“Ocean Fantasy (A New Breed of Sea Horse)”
San Clemente
By Kindle Lynn Reeder

2014 Honorable Mention
“Fun with Uncle in the Sun”
Ventura
By Michael Schultz

2014 Honorable Mention
Garrapata Sunset
Garrapata State Park, Big Sur
By Clair Waagen

2014 Honorable Mention
“Reflections of Yesterday”
King Salmon, Humboldt County
By Penny Whitehead

2014 Honorable Mention
“Symmetry” (Forster’s Tern)
Palo Alto Baylands
By Grant Yang