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: