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Picture Plymouth 2016 Photo Contest

The 2016 contest is now closed.

It's that time of year again: The Picture Plymouth photo contest has returned for its 4th year of beautiful photos of our community. This photo contest, presented by Plymouth Magazine, showcases the best photographers in our community—not to mention the subjects that give them inspiration.

We're looking for photos that show off the core values of Plymouth in five categories: Read more about Picture Plymouth 2016 Photo Contest

Picture Plymouth: More Than Just Snapshots

The mention of ice cream on a warm summer day makes kids’ and adults’ mouths water. Plymouth resident Peg Brantman and her grandson, 6-year-old Zachary, were enjoying an event with animals from the Zoomobile. They had to make a stop on their way out when the two spotted the ice cream. With her Cannon Powershot ready, she captured this shot of her grandson and his colorful ice cream treat. Read more about Picture Plymouth: More Than Just Snapshots

Picture Plymouth: Profile of an Artist

Brandon Nees Daly is a 28-year-old musician and photographer who graduated from Wayzata High School in 2005, attended Mankato State University for three years, then transferred to McNally Smith College of Music for two years, graduating with a bachelor of arts in music business. Last year his photo, The Watcher, won first place in the Picture Plymouth photo contest’s Pets category. Read more about Picture Plymouth: Profile of an Artist

Peg Brantman’s Photo Wins Overall Excellence in Picture Plymouth 2015

We’ve seen Peg Brantman’s work among the finalists at Picture Plymouth before—it’s clear she has a natural eye. But overall excellence in the annual Picture Plymouth photo contest is a prize, even for an accomplished artist such as Brantman. “I am so surprised and pleased,” she says, adding, “I almost didn’t enter this photo, choosing it over another I had considered.” Read more about Peg Brantman’s Photo Wins Overall Excellence in Picture Plymouth 2015

Gloria Rice’s Award-winning Photo

In the early evening of April 30, 2013, on Parker’s Lake, Gloria Rice set up
her Canon EOS Rebel T2i and waited for the setting sun’s best possible lighting
for a memorable photo.

“In the spring I always have my camera with me, because the migrating and
local birds and waterfowl are all in their colorful breeding plumage, so they
make spectacular models,” the retired University of Minnesota executive accounts
specialist says. “Watching the courting rituals is a special treat.” Read more about Gloria Rice’s Award-winning Photo

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