National Park Photo Contest Winners - 2015

2015 Grand Prize winner is Amit Lamba - A Storm is Coming! Grand Canyon National Park. Runners up are Stephen Goldschmidt and D Brent Young.
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The winners to the 2015 National Park Trips Photographic Memories Contest are in. We had 1749 entries in all - lots of fantastic photos. Although the contest rules say we will award three Tamron lenses for the top three entries, we just couldn't let some of these photos go without acknowledgement. So, we added 34 honorable mention winners who had great shots to ohhhh and ahhhh over.

Grand Prize Winner

Amit Lamba - A Storm is Coming!, Grand Canyon National Park

Amit Lamba - A Storm is Coming!
Grand Canyon National Park

Amit won a Tamron SP 150-600mm Di VC USD Lens (for Canon, Nikon and Sony Full-Frame and APS-C DSLR cameras; $1069 value)

Runner Up

Stephen Goldschmidt - California Condor, Pinnacles National Park

Stephen Goldschmidt - California Condor
Pinnacles National Park

Stephen won a Tamron 16-300mm Di II VC PZD Macro Lens (for Canon, Nikon and Sony APS-C DSLR cameras; $629 value)

2nd Runner Up

D Brent Young - Moose at a Mountain Lake in Autumn, Grand Teton National Park

D Brent Young - Moose at a Mountain Lake in Autumn
Grand Teton National Park

Brent won a Tamron 10-24mm Di II (for Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony APS-C DSLR cameras; $449 value)

Honorable Mention - Landscape

Winners receive a Leatherman multi-tool from Tamron ($38.50 value).

Paul Threlkel - Sunrise at the Organ
Arches National Park

Wayne Dixon - Sunrise in Fruita's Orchards
Capitol Reef National Park

Dipti Samant - Crimson Sunset
Crater Lake National Park

Michel Hersen - Sunset on Devil's Golf Course
Death Valley National Park

Alex Talyamsky - Sunset at Desert View
Grand Canyon National Park

Nathaniel Gonzales - First Glow on the Peaks of Mt.Grinnell, Mt. Wilbur and the Continental Divide
Glacier National Park

Ellen Fitzgibbon - Windswept Dunes
Great Sand Dunes National Park

Tom Tackett - Hyatt Lane in Autumn
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Scott Poupis - Star Trails
Joshua Tree National Park

Samuel Resendes - Iliamna Volcano by Plane
Lake Clark National Park

Bachir Badaoui - The Golden Door at Big Sur
Los Padres National Forest

Jeremy Lichtenberger - Backpacking in the Badlands
Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Sungjin Ahn - Misty Tunnel View
Yosemite National Park

John Robinson - Double Falls in the Right Fork Canyon of North Creek
Zion National Park

Honorable Mention - Wildlife

Winners receive a Leatherman multi-tool from Tamron ($38.50 value).

Kim Higgins - Mountain Goats at Hidden Lake
Glacier National Park

Teresa Alexander - Moose Couple
Yellowstone National Park

Karen Schuenemann - Red Foxes
Grand Teton National Park

Michael Waller - Early Morning Elk Bugle
Yellowstone National Park

Jim Duffy - Western Bluebird
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Ly Dang - Bison Mom and Calf Cuddling
Yellowstone National Park

Morris Erickson - Two Big Horn Sheep
Grand Canyon National Park

Gary Hamilton - Brown Bear Cubs in a Tree to Avoid a Male Bear in the Area
Lake Clark National Park

Jody Hildreth - Black Bear Savoring the Late Season Berries
Grand Teton National Park

Thomas Conroy - Anhinga Drive Their Pointed Bills into Their Prey and Swallow Them Whole
Everglades National Park

Athena Burns - Diving Great Grey Owl
Yellowstone National Park

Kurt Holtzen - Mountain Lion on the Run
Grand Teton National Park

Linda Hedden - Moose Double Trouble
Yellowstone National Park

Honorable Mention - People

Winners receive a Leatherman multi-tool from Tamron ($38.50 value).

Tony Prince - Camping under the Milky Way at Toroweap Lookout
Grand Canyon National Park

Brian Ries - Even Superheroes can be amazed - Painted Hills Unit
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

Lisa Van Stratten - Walk About
Rocky Mountain National Park

Nicholas Zupancich - Self-Portrait at Pinyon Flats Surrounded by Howling Coyotes in the Darkness
Great Sand Dunes National Park

Victoria Salig - Grand Prismatic "Spring in your Step"
Yellowstone National Park

Basak Prince - Gazing At The Half Dome at Olmsted Point
Yosemite National Park

Saurabh Ray - Angel Almost Landing (Angel's Landing)
Zion National Park

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