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.
Damian Galasso of Tuscon, for “Dragonfly"
Sean Stubben of Gilbert, for “Harris's Antelope Squirrel”
Justin Martinez of Gilbert, for “Arizona Beauty”
Julian Pimienta of Tuscon, for “Tanque Verde View”
Jonathan Auh of Scottsdale, for “Superstition Glow”
Mary Kayser of Prescott, for “Sunset in Grass”
Marissa Laso of Sedona, for “Red Rock Air”
Jacqueline Maldonado of Tuscon, for “Humming Bird”
Abelardo Garcia of Prescott, for "Focused"
Zach Schlamowitz of Tuscon, for “Color Rained Out”