Audubon South Carolina Announces Winners in 2012 Nature Photography Contest

  • Thursday, January 31, 2013

Best in Show Award in the Audubon of South Carolina 2012 Nature Photography Contest was won by Raymond Colin Murray of Charleston for “Taking Flight”. PROVIDED

Audubon South Carolina is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Audubon South Carolina Nature Photography Contest, co-sponsored by the Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association.
The contest invited photographers to capture the beauty of the natural world at one of South Carolina’s two Audubon Sanctuaries: Francis Beidler Forest (Harleyville) and Silver Bluff (Jackson), as well as any other natural habitat in South Carolina. Over 40 entries were submitted by participants from across South Carolina.
“BEST in SHOW Award” was won by Raymond Colin Murray of Charleston, SC, for “Taking Flight,” featuring a Barred Owl flying directly toward the photographer.
First Place, Wildlife: Catherine Miller (Charleston, SC) for† “Parenting Pause”
First Place, Plant/Landscape: Mary Presson Roberts (Tega Cay, SC) for “Leaf Reflection”†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Second Place, Wildlife: Raymond Colin Murray (Charleston, SC) for “Skimming the Shore”
Second Place, Plant/Landscape:† Sherry Schumann (Monck’s Corner, SC) for “Autumn Walk”
Third place, Wildlife: Sparkle Clark (Columbia, SC) for “Food for the Nestlings”
Wildlife: Marion Davis (Columbia, SC) for “Sphinx Moth Caterpillar”
Third place, Plant/Landscape: Joanne Wuori (Columbia, SC) for “Spring Morning”
Plant/Landscape: Mary Presson Roberts (Tega Cay, SC) for “Forest of Green”
A generous anonymous donor provided cash awards totaling more than $1,000 for the winners.
The winning photographs will be on display for several weeks at the Summerville Visitor Center at
402 N. Main Street starting in February 2013.


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