Brilliant. The submissions to this year's Carolina Woman Photo Contest are absolutely brilliant. An overall focus on nature provides a soothing view of our anxious times. Congratulations to every photographer who entered. Your creativity, talent and skill are on full display. Look through these photographers' unique lenses to see a clear vision of the very best.


– Debra Simon





Grand Prize
"Blue Sky Moon Osprey"
Mike Dellerman, Durham






First Prize
Eileen Carey, Raleigh






Second Prize
"Beating the Waves"
Tina Morrison, Cary





Third Prize
"Moonlight Moments"
Christine Shooter, Chapel Hill






Fourth Prize
"Web Without the Spider"
Jill Grosman, Cary






Fifth Prize
Minnie C. Gallman, Pittsboro






Honorable Mention

"Bull City Garden"
Katharine Bayer, Apex




Honorable Mention

"Vacation in the Rearview"
Kara Bonneau, Cary