2013 Ilisagvik Photo Contest Winners

Thank you for all of your amazing photo submissions for this year’s Iḷisaġvik Digital Photography Contest! We had several submissions from talented photographers across the North Slope and beyond, and selecting the winners was not a simple task. But without further ado, we are pleased to announce this year’s GRAND PRIZE WINNER, CEDRICK COLL! Please see the following pictures submitted by our other winners and honorable mentions! Keep shooting and good light to you all! Look forward to seeing your photography at next year’s competition!

 

 

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GRAND PRIZE WINNER and NATURE/WILDCARD (Open Category)

TOP OF THE WORLD

BY: CEDRICK COLL

 

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Winner of Iñupiaq Values Category:

Catching Air

By: Alexander Freeman

 

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Winner of Student Life Category

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By: Ken Ascher

 

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Honorable Mention

Polar Bears

By: Ann Gotschal Washburn

 

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Honorable Mention

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By: Stanche Sweatman

 

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Honorable Mention

The Northern Lights put on a great show in Nuiqsut, Alaska

By: Paul Pausanna

 

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Honorable Mention

Hunters from Nuiqsut search for moose along the Colville River in the summer of 2013

By: Paul Pausanna

 

Arctic Rainbow

Honorable Mention

Arctic Rainbow

By: Nathaniel R. Olemaun