A tree branch casts a shadow on the riverbed of Boone Fork.
Photograph Copyright Dale King, All Rights Reserved. Finalist - Landscape
Winter on Rustic Ridge;fall in the High Country.
Photograph Copyright Lawrence Elmer, All Rights Reserved. Finalist - Landscape
Infrared panoramic from the top of Stone Mountain, NC.
Photograph Copyright Cory Barlow, All Rights Reserved.
Special Mention - Landscape
A section of the Appalachian Trail on the Roan Highlands winds through two conifer forests on the way from Carvers Gap to the top of Round Bald. This is one of my favorite sections of the trail and I’ve wanted to photograph here after a snowfall.
Photograph Copyright Jeffrey Stoner, All Rights Reserved.
Winner - Landscape
The leaves on this small tree were the first colors to emerge along this path last October. Image was taken near the parkway.
Photograph Copyright Dale Forrest, All Rights Reserved. Finalist - Landscape
The colors of autumn frame the upper section of Whitewater Falls in North Carolina.
Photograph Copyright Keith Lisk, All Rights Reserved. Finalist - Landscape