Governor's Photo Contest Winner: "Stormy Sunset" and photographer Zachary Hargrove. The photo also won in the Scenery category and was chosen the Decade's Best.
Governor's Photo Contest Winner: "Stormy Sunset" and photographer Zachary Hargrove. The photo also won in the Scenery category and was chosen the Decade's Best.
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2019 North Dakota Governor's Photo Contest Winners

Winners and Honorable Mentions from the 16th annual North Dakota Governor's Photo Contest

Gov. Doug Burgum has announced the winning photographs and honorable mentions of the 16th annual North Dakota Governor's Photo Contest at a ceremony in Memorial Hall of the North Dakota Capitol. Zachary Hargrove's "Stormy Sunset" was chosen Best in Show and the Scenery category winner. The image also was selected as the Best of the Decade in recognition of the 10th anniversary of AAA North Dakota's co-sponsorship of the annual contest.

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View and download images from the reception. 

2019 Governor’s Photo Contest Winners and Honorable Mentions

Best of Show

Winning Photograph: “Stormy Sunset.” Zachary Hargrove, Bismarck.

Adventure and Recreation

Winning Photograph: “Sleepy Hollow.” Mike Renner, Bismarck. Honorable Mention: “Shooting Star over Pretty Point Yurt.” Johnathon Campbell, Bismarck.

Communities and Events

Winning Photograph: “Dawning.” Zachary Hargrove, Bismarck. Honorable Mention: “Fort Seward Wagon Train.” Lisa Lang, Buchanan.

Fun with Family and Friends

Winning Photograph: “Kids in Jamestown Arts Park.” Lisa Lang, Buchanan. Honorable Mention: “Walk with Daddy.” Sandy Seefeldt, Fargo. Honorable Mention: “Wind Canyon Memories.” Jon Godfread, Bismarck.

Road Trips

Winning Photograph: “Traffic.” Rebecca Raber, Bismarck. Honorable Mention: “Geese in Flight.” Scott Archer, Bismarck.

Scenery

Winning Photograph: “Stormy Sunset.” Zachary Hargrove, Bismarck. Honorable Mention: “Autumn on the Red.” Duane Strand, Wahpeton.

Wildlife

Winning Photograph: “Bison at Daybreak.” Mike Hanson, Bismarck. Honorable Mention: “Eared Grebe with Chicks at McKenzie Slough.” Kevin Hice, Washburn. Honorable Mention: “Golden Hour Rooster.” Tom Wirtz, Bismarck.

Governors Photo Contest Decade’s Best

Winning Photograph: “Stormy Sunset.” Zachary Hargrove, Bismarck. Honorable Mention: “Pintail.” Steve Silseth, Minot, 2018. Honorable Mention: “Sailing Dreams.” Josiah Kopp, Beulah, 2017.

"Stormy Sunset": 2019 Best in Show, Scenery catergory winner, Decade's Best.

"Sailing Dreams"

 

"Pintail"
   

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