Congratulations to our 2022 photo contest winners. Each image tells a story or captures a slice of Alaska’s unique beauty, adventure, or way of life. This year, we’ve included photographers’ Instagram names so you can follow them online to see even more of their explorations around Alaska and beyond. We hope you enjoy these colorful images from around the Great Land.
Grand Prize Winner JENNIFER SMITH @jfogle02
Look for this image on the cover of our February Issue of Alaska Magazine.
Alaska Life: Representing Alaskans and/or their way of life, traditions, culture, or authentic “only in Alaska” moments.
CLOSE-UPS: Showing the close-up details of anything Alaskan, from nature to people to urban constructs.
Scenic: Emphasizing the landscape and scenery of Alaska with or without the human element.
Wildlife: Animals native to Alaska (not in captivity).
1st Place JILLIAN BLUM @jillian.blum
2nd Place DAVID NEEL @akwildphoto
3rd Place BRANDON COLE @alaskanadventures
Honorable Mention Gabriel Takak
1st Place DANA FOLEY @danafo63
2nd Place K. JOANNE KNIGHT @offroadjo
3rd Place ALEX GOODE @msgoode19
Honorable Mention SABINE SIMMONS @sabine_simmons
1st Place CAT WOOD @silkycoyote
2nd Place JACK OUELLETTE @alaska__jack
3rd Place Michael Phelps @ravenseyephoto22
Honorable Mention NICK HAWK @Nick_hawk.05
1st Place SCOTT PUDWELL @scott.pudwell
2nd Place John Overbaugh @john.overbaugh
3rd Place SCOTT PUDWELL @scott-pudwell
Honorable Mention Jerry Herrod @jerryherrodphotoalaska