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2017 Winners

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1st place: “Polar Bear Brrr,” Cayucos, by Danna Dykstra-Coy

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2nd place: Estuary at Dusk, Jenner, by Marcia Beck

hm-phil-garner3rd place: Jeweled-top snail on a Palos Verdes reef, by Phil Garner

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Viewers’ Choice prize: ”Main Street Moods,” Laguna Beach by Jake Levine

HONORABLE MENTIONS

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Feather Duster Worm on a Palos Verdes Reef, by Phil Garner

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Furry Hermit Crab on a Palos Verdes reef, by Phil Garner

hm-alfred-leung-pacificaPacifica During a Storm by Alfred Leung

hm-makai-magie-alcatrazSan Francisco Bay from Alcatraz, by MaKai Magie

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“Sunset Photobomb! (my dog Jasmine),” Sand Dollar Beach, Big Sur, by Nancy Olsen

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Marshall Beach Sea Foam, San Francisco, by Grant Phelps

hm-gary-powell-nudibranchJanolus barbarensis Nudibranch, Morro Bay, by Gary Powell

hm-mike-shea_racingthewind“Racing the Wind (horse’s head in the rocks),” Point Lobos, by Mike Shea

hm-dante-vasco-hummingbirdSuper Bloom at the Bolsa Chica Wetlands (female Allen’s hummingbird), by Dante Vasco

hm-michael-wartenberg-night-heronYellow-Crowned Night Heron Feeding, San Diego River Estuary, by Michael Wartenberg