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Announcing the 2018 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest Winners!

We are so excited to announce the winners of our annual Virginia Vistas Photo Contest. The winners were revealed on Sunday, July 29 by the Richmond Times-Dispatch in a full-color cover article in their Sunday  Culture section. Take a look, and let us know what you think! And yes, note card sets of the ten Winners are available! Call us at (804) 643-VIEW (8439) or [email protected] to place your order.

Best in Show Winner: Caledon Marsh Sunset
(Near Jones Pond in Caledon State Park in King George County)
Photographed by Edward Episcopo of Fredericksburg

Have a Seat (Jefferson Park in Richmond’s East End) Photographed by Gary Smith of Richmond

Cities & Towns Category Winner: Have a Seat
(Jefferson Park in Richmond’s East End)
Photographed by Gary Smith of Richmond

Chincoteague Sunset at Low Tide (Chincoteague on the Eastern Shore) Photographed by Edward Episcopo of Fredericksburg

Coastal & Chesapeake Bay Winner: Chincoteague Sunset at Low Tide
(Chincoteague on the Eastern Shore)
Photographed by Edward Episcopo of Fredericksburg

Scenic Drive (Arrington in Nelson County) Photographed by Debbie Slack of Lynchburg

Farms & Open Spaces Winner: Scenic Drive
(Arrington in Nelson County)
Photographed by Debbie Slack of Lynchburg

Old Country Road (Dug Bank Road in Hightown) Photographed by Doug Puffenbarger of Blue Grass

Highways & Byways Category Winner: Old Country Road
(Dug Bank Road in Hightown)
Photographed by Doug Puffenbarger of Blue Grass

Mountain Majesty (High Knob in Norton in Wise County) Photographed by Bradley Deel of Clintwood

Mountains & Valleys Category Winner: Mountain Majesty
(High Knob in Norton in Wise County)
Photographed by Bradley Deel of Clintwood

Fan Favorite Category Winner: River Morning
(The Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg)
Photographed by Mary Lynne Wolfe of Spotsylvania

Rivers & Waterways Category Winner: Sunrise Reflections
(Harrison Lake in Charles City)
Photographed by Barbara Houston of Quinton

Scenic Trees Category Winner: Golden Leaves
(Maymont Park in Richmond)
Photographed by Linda Schmiel of Midlothian

Vistas With Wildlife Category Winner: Seeking Shad
(The Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg)
Photographed by Fritzi Newton of Fredericksburg