UPDATED TO INCLUDE LINK TO SEE OTHER PHOTOS. BISMARCK–A photo of horses in the Badlands submitted by a Grand Forks woman won the best in show award in the North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest.
Jen MacLeod’s photo, Wild Horse Band, was photographed in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Category winners will receive cash prizes and have their work featured in North Dakota Tourism’s marketing materials, along with additional exposure through AAA.
Photos were judged on originality, subject matter, visual appeal and ability to portray North Dakota as a legendary travel destination in the categories of events, attractions, people, scenery, wildlife, and outdoor adventure, a news release from the Tourism Division said.
Other winners and honorable mentions are below. You can see their photos here.
Category winner: “The Hunter” by Tyson Krinke, Rhame
Category winner: “On_A_Slant” by Gordon Weixel, Bismarck
Honorable mention: “Sakakawea at the Capitol” by Stacy High, Bismarck
Category winner: “Frosted Beauty” by Mandy Moore, Minot
Honorable mention: “Fort McKeen” by Gordon Weixel, Bismarck
Honorable mention: “MoonShine!” by Jo Mertes, Mantador
Honorable mention: “Yesterday meets Today” by Tyson Krinke, Rhame
Category winner: “Wild Horse Band” by Jen MacLeod, Grand Forks
Honorable mention: “Three is a Crowd” by Anna Meidinger, Wishek
Category winner: “Upside Down” by Jose Medina, Fargo
Category winner: “No coffee shops here!” by Scott Kadlec, Bismarck
Honorable mention: “Shine On” by Megan Dietz, Fargo