Photo Contest Winners Announced from CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event

Photo Contest Winners Announced - Camping For Foodies .com
Photo Contest Winners Announced – Camping For Foodies .com

Staying on two feet was a challenge with all of the rain and mud on the Horton Creek Trail for our event…but, the messy conditions did not stop our photographers from taking great photos throughout the day as we celebrated National Trails DayPsst we’re compensated…see our disclosures.

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The Photo Contest and Judge

Peter Ensenberger is the former photo editor of Arizona Highways magazine and is now a trip leader and photography instructor with Photo Tours Unlimited. He is also our official judge (and all-around super fun guy!) and he has chosen the winners of our photo contest in the following photo categories:

Horton Creek – the water
Horton Creek – the critters
Horton Creek – the hikers
Horton Creek – the vegetation
Horton Creek – the trail

The Winning Photos

The Water Winning Photo by Tom L.

Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest - Judge Peter Ensenberger - Category Water - Photographer Tom L. - Photo 6
Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest – Judge Peter Ensenberger – Category Water – Photographer Tom L. – Photo 6

The Critters Winning Photo by Janine S.

Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest - Judge Peter Ensenberger - Category Critters - Photographer Janine S. - Photo 10
Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest – Judge Peter Ensenberger – Category Critters – Photographer Janine S. – Photo 10

The Hikers Winning Photo by Janine S.

Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest - Judge Peter Ensenberger - Category Hikers - Photographer Janine S. - Photo 11
Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest – Judge Peter Ensenberger – Category Hikers – Photographer Janine S. – Photo 11

The Vegetation Winning Photo by Earl S.

Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest - Judge Peter Ensenberger - Category Vegetation - Photographer Earl S. - Photo 15
Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest – Judge Peter Ensenberger – Category Vegetation – Photographer Earl S. – Photo 15

The Trail Winning Photo by Palmyre Z.

Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest - Judge Peter Ensenberger - Category Trail - Photographer Palmyre Z. - Photo 24 winner
Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest – Judge Peter Ensenberger – Category Trail – Photographer Palmyre Z. – Photo 24 winner

To see all of the photos submitted for consideration, check them out here: Photo Contest from National Trails Day Event at Horton Creek Trail.

A message from Peter, “Congratulations to all the winners!”

A message to Peter, from all of us, “Thank you Peter…You Rock!”

We want to give a BIG SHOUT OUT TO PETER for joining us on our hike, giving all of us pointers on taking great photos and for being a real trooper for splashing around with us in mud puddles on hike day!  And, for so graciously giving up his time to judge our photo contest!!!

We also are proud to announce the viewers choice winners in the same categories. Of course, we all had our personal favorites too!  So, let’s celebrate the photos that won the popular vote now.

Viewers Choice Winning Photos

The Winning Viewers Choice Water Photo by Jack R.

Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest - Category Water - Photographer Jack R. - Photo 4
Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest – Category Water – Photographer Jack R. – Photo 4

The Winning Viewers Choice Critters Photo by Jack R.

Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest - Category Critters - Photographer Jack R. - Photo 7
Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest – Category Critters – Photographer Jack R. – Photo 7

The Winning Viewers Choice Hikers Photo by Janine S.

Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest - Category Hikers - Photographer Janine S. - Photo 11
Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest – Category Hikers – Photographer Janine S. – Photo 11

The Winning Viewers Choice Vegetation Photo by Earl S.

Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest -Category Vegetation - Photographer Earl S. - Photo 15
Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest -Category Vegetation – Photographer Earl S. – Photo 15

The Winning Viewers Choice Trail Photo by Janine S.

Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest - Category Trail - Photographer Janine S. - Photo 22
Viewers Choice Winner CVL Hike Club and Camping For Foodies National Trails Day Event photo contest – Category Trail – Photographer Janine S. – Photo 22

Congratulations to everyone for their really awesome photos!

To see all of the photos submitted for consideration, check them out here: Photo Contest from National Trails Day Event at Horton Creek Trail.

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