Land Through the Lens

Photography of Boulder County Parks & Open Space Land

The Parks and Open Space department and the Boulder County Parks and Open Space Foundation held a juried photography show at The Dairy Center for the Arts. The exhibit featured photographs of county parks and open space land depicting a wide variety of subject matter including rich agricultural landscapes, intriguing forested areas, memorable historic buildings, dramatic vistas, mellow prairie landscapes and myriad aquatic features.

Winning Photos


  • First Prize - “Sweeping Stillness” by David Silver, Boulder, CO
  • Second Prize - “Heads or Tails” by Milos Verdon Tomajko, Superior, CO
  • Third Prize - “Balance” by Amy Fallon Reid, Boulder, CO
  • Honorable Mention – “Water and Ice” by Caroline McLean, Boulder, CO
  • People’s Choice (Tied) – “December Morning at Dodd Reservoir” by Gerard Brucker and “Nesting Owl” by David McKinley
  • Commissioners’ Choice – “Picture Rock Wildflowers” by Bob Maynard, Longmont, CO
  • KBCO award – “Leafy Hearth” by Galen Brown

Youth Prizes

  • First Prize - “Sunlit Leaves” by Isabella Dalla Betta, Boulder, CO
  • Second Prize - “Fenced In” by Nelson Hegg, Boulder, CO
  • Third Prize - “Evening at Pella Crossing” by Adam Schane, Longmont, CO
  • Honorable Mention – “Barbed” by Josh Whitaker, Boulder, CO
  • Commissioners’ Choice – “Fenced In” by Nelson Hegg, Boulder,CO


Thanks to the following for their support of the event:

  • Bryan Maltais Photography
  • Dan Ballard Photography
  • Grant Collier Photography
  • Mike Lohr Photography
  • American Recreation Products
  • Boulder Digital Arts
  • Boulder Fastframe
  • Colorado Photography Festival
  • Guillaume's European Catering
  • KBCO Radio
  • Mike’s Camera
  • Piece, Love & Chocolate
  • REI


Parks & Open Space
Karen Imbierowicz