Sure Shots

Winners of our 2017 Photo Contest



Once again, Carolina Woman is honored so many talented photographers submitted their art to our annual Photo Contest. These brilliant pictures shine a light on both fresh and familiar places to focus on them in new ways. Many display the complexity and beauty of nature. Choosing among the outstanding entries to crown a few champs was an extremely challenging task. We congratulate all the creative participants.


– Debra Simon





Grand Prize
Katherine Gaitens, Apex






First Prize
"Into the Wild"
Tina Morrison, Cary






Second Prize
"Goodbye Summer 2017"
Sally Gouw, Durham





Third Prize
Mike Dellerman, Durham






Fourth Prize
"Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread"
Katharine Bayer, Cary






Fifth Prize
"The Heart of the Tree Is Its Leaves"
Betty Thomas, Durham




Honorable Mention

"Feeling the Cold"
Roberta Rose, Raleigh