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2018 Winners

1st place: Sun as viewed through giant kelp and jellyfish, Point Lobos, Carmel, by Bruce Sudweeks

 

2nd place (tie): Snowy Egret, Morro Bay, by Ronnie Goyette

2nd place (tie): Great Egret, Morro Bay, by Ronnie Goyette

 

3rd place:Breaking Storm, Aliso Beach, by Rick Silverman


Viewer’s Choice Prize:¬†“Star at Sunset,”‘ Pfeiffer Beach, by Pankaj Bhargava

 

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Alex Braud, Sunset, Hendry’s Beach (Arroyo Burro Beach), Santa Barbara

 

Douglas Croft, “Jump for Joy” (Risso’s Dolphin), Monterey Bay

 

Helaina Lindsey, “Western Gulls Gossiping,” Moss Landing

 

Marsha Kirschbaum, Milky Way over San Simeon Pier, Hearst Memorial Beach

 

Lanette Otvos, Low Tide at Pedro Point Headlands, Pacifica

 

Merry Passage, Two-Spot Octopus With Eggs

 

Merry Passage, Large Salp off the coast of Redondo Beach

 

Max Polin, Sea lion barking, Coast Guard Pier, Monterey

 

John Rice, Tracks in the dunes, Point Reyes

 

Deborah Silverman, Morning dew on a feather, Carmel

 

Bruce Sudweeks, Paddle boarding in “jelly soup,” Monterey

 

Greg Volger, Common dolphins, La Jolla.