Announcing the 2016 Picture the Park Photo Contest Winners

Every year we look forward to the flood of images that appear on our submission site as we launch our annual photo contest. This year was no different and we received countless beautiful photos from many talented members of our community. Although it is always a tough job to narrow down our winners, the judging panel has spoken. Here are the 2016 Southwest Metro photo contest winners!

Wildlife & Nature

1st place: Geese! by Jo Davis
2nd place: Whirligigs by Katie Brennan
3rd place: One Drop by Mary Dillon
Honorable mention: Fall On Fire by Mardoqueo Charuc
Honorable mention: Sunset by Tommy Hiemenz

People and Families

1st place: Thank You by Daniel Ignatowicz
2nd place: Yogurt Time by Jo Davis
3rd place: Post Office by Jo Davis

Activities & Events

1st place: Silhouettes on the Shade by Jeff Liss
2nd place: Arriba la Vida by Mardoqueo Charuc
3rd place: Crushing the Goal by Jeff Liss

City Landmarks

1st place: St Louis Park Theater by Jeff Liss
2nd place: Minnetonka Blvd. Bridge Construction by Emory Anderson
3rd place: Depot Lighting Ceremony by Emory Anderson


1st place: Winter is Coming by Tommy Hiemenz
2nd place: Lucy by Jo Davis
3rd place: Lorax Like by Daniel Ignatowicz

Readers' Choice

Summer Fun by Wendy Berezovsky