2017 1st Place
Photo Award Winners

Click on a photo to view a larger image, and scroll through the set.

  • The Dawn of Thor © William Horton - 1st place Image from Last Conference
  • Best of Show: Fiery Sunset Death Valley National Park © John Hanou - 1st place Scenic
  • Zinnias & River Rock © Kent Taylor - 1st place Flora
  • The Watering Hole © Laurie Ford - 1st place Fauna
  • Lighting up the Sky © Al Perry - 1st place tie People in Nature
  • It is a long way up © William Horton - 1st place tie People in Nature
  • Calf Creek Falls Petroglyphs, Utah © John Hanou - 1st place Historical
  • Moundville Flautist © William Horton - 1st place Cultural
  • Cloud Burst, Three Rivers, NM  © John Hanou - 1st place Natural Phenomena
  • Playfight © Laurie Ford - 1st place Altered/Composite
  • Hoodoos Utah © Al Perry - 1st place Black & White
  • Spar at Dusk © Laurie Ford - 1st place Novice
  • Milky Way Galaxy © Al Perry - 1st place Published Images
  • Best of Show Writing: A Round Indiana © John Hanou - 1st place books

Contact us

Reach us anytime at info@rmowp.org

Welcome to the home of the Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers!

Formed in 1973, Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers, Inc., is a regional organization of professional and aspiring communicators, dedicated to sharing the outdoor experience. Through writing, photography, broadcast media, and artistic expression, members provide information about the recreational and natural resources found in the Rocky Mountain West. Become a part of our creative community and:

  • Attend the annual conference — 2018 will find us in central southern Colorado.
  • Participate in our annual contest — the deadline for 2018 will be announced later this year.
  • Take a workshop — Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Colorado June 20-24, 2017.
  • Apply for our scholarship — deadline May 30 each year
  • Meet some of our members — see what we’re up to.

We need your inspiration, participation, and support. YOU are the organization!

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