2015 Photo Competition Winners

2015 marked the First Annual SCCi Photo and Video Competition based around our new marketing campaign Sharing the Secrets. Photographers were encouraged to submit photographs and/or videos taken on preserves owned by the SCCi in four categories – Secret Beauty, Secret Adventure, Secret Life, and Secret Water. Submissions began January 1st and ran through February 14th. The winners were announced at our membership appreciation event, Frick’s Cave Open House, on February 28th.

There were 126 photographs submitted by 15 photographers. Five categories were judged by professional photographers who were both cavers and non-cavers. The sixth category, People’s Choice, was voted on via Facebook likes and received 72 votes (the next closest had 55 votes).

We would like to first give a special thank you to everyone who submitted photographs! The judges certainly had their work cut out for them choosing from the stunning images.

We are proud to now share the winners of the First Annual SCCi Photo Competition!

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The winning photographers received a plaque in recognition of their work.

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It’s never too early to grab your cameras and start taking pictures! This was but the first of our annual photo competitions. We are very excited to see what beautiful images our supporters come up with for next year. Don’t forget to Like our Facebook page so you do not miss our announcements about the 2016 installation of the photo competition.