Winners of the 2018 Adventures in Nature Student Photo Contest

Ten student photographs are the winners of the 2018 “Adventures in Nature” photo contest. The contest received 1,140 entries this year from around Arizona.

Contest winners will receive cash prizes and have their photos published by the contest sponsors: The Nature Conservancy in Arizona, Arizona Highways magazine and Cox Communications. Winners will also receive a photography workshop from Arizona Highways Photo Workshops.

The contest is intended to connect young people to the outdoors through photography.

1st Place

Damian Galasso of Tuscon, for “Dragonfly"

2nd Place

Sean Stubben of Gilbert, for “Harris's Antelope Squirrel”

3rd Place

Justin Martinez of Gilbert, for “Arizona Beauty”

Honorable Mention

Julian Pimienta of Tuscon, for “Tanque Verde View”

Honorable Mention

Jonathan Auh of Scottsdale, for “Superstition Glow”

Honorable Mention

Mary Kayser of Prescott, for “Sunset in Grass”

Honorable Mention

Marissa Laso of Sedona, for “Red Rock Air”

Honorable Mention

Jacqueline Maldonado of Tuscon, for “Humming Bird”

Honorable Mention

Abelardo Garcia of Prescott, for "Focused"

Honorable Mention

Zach Schlamowitz of Tuscon, for “Color Rained Out”


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