The winners of the 23rd annual Lake Superior Photo Contest have been announced by Lake Superior Magazine.
Seventeen of the winners are from Minnesota. The annual contest covers five categories: Lake/Landscape, People/Humor, Nature, Artsy/Altered and Maritime.
Local winners include:
• Gary McCormick of Grand Marais, overall grand prize;
• Dan Vander Ark of Duluth, first place in Nature;
• Ryan Pennesi of Silver Bay, second place in Nature; and
• Jason Kahler of Superior, Wis., second place in Maritime.
Judges reviewed nearly 900 images for the contest. Grand prize, first- and second-place and honorable mention winners are featured in the February/March issue of Lake Superior Magazine. Finalists are shown online only: lakesuperior.com/contests/photo-contest/photocontest17.