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NANPA Announces the 2016 Showcase Winners

By February 5, 2016No Comments
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The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Showcase Photo Contest. Approximately 2,600 images were submitted from 275 NANPA members. Categories include: 1) Mammals, 2) Birds, 3) Scapes, 4) Macro, Micro, and all other Wildlife, 5) Altered Reality. This year’s judges were William Neill, Joe and Mary Ann McDonald and John Nuhn. There were three top prizes in each of five categories (Best of Show, 1st Runner-Up and Judge’s Choice).The top 250 images are featured in the 2016 issue of Expressions, the official journal of NANPA. This journal is available to view at In addition to appearing in Expressions, all 250 images will be on the NANPA website under 2016 Showcase for a year.

Category: Mammals
Best in Show: Cindy Goedell, Bozeman, Montana
First Runner-Up: Andrew Lerman, Pleasantville, NY
Judge’s Choice: Mark Hayward, Spring Creek, NV

Category: Birds
Best in Show: Bill Klipp, Key West, FL
First Runner-Up: Robert Strickland, Beverly Hills, FL
Judge’s Choice: Ken Archer, Lakewood, WA

Category: Scapes
Best in Show: Paul Marcellini, Miami, FL
First Runner-Up: Marco Crupi
Judge’s Choice: James Heupel, Fredericksburg, TX

Category: Macro, Micro & All Other Wildlife
Best in Show: Hector Astorga, Mission, TX
First Runner-Up: Larry Lynch, St. Petersburg, FL
Judge’s Choice: Bob Oswald, Atlanta, NY

Category: Altered Reality
Best in Show: Doug James, Westfield, MA
First Runner-Up: Bonnie Block, Kingston, WA
Judge’s Choice: Alice Cahill, Morro Bay, CA