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GRC 35th Annual Geothermal Amateur Photography Contest

As part of the Geothermal 2014 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, GRC held its 35th Annual Amateur Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest is to showcase quality photography featuring geothermal energy and to augment the GRC’s photo library. Only amateur photographers are eligible to participate.


The winners of this year's Amateur Photo Contest.

1st Place: Coil Tubing from 125 ft. Manlift by Jay Hepper, Cobb, California, USA.

Coil Tubing from 125 ft. Manlift

2nd Place: Nga Awa Purua Pipes by Sarah Milicich, Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

Nga Awa Purua Pipes by Sarah Milicich, Lower Hutt,	New Zealand.

3rd Place: El Tatio Dawn by James Stimac, Santa Rosa, California, USA.

El Tatio Dawn by James Stimac, Santa Rosa, California, USA.

Honorable Mention: The Bulldog by Andrew Tiedeman, Fallon, Nevada, USA.

The Bulldog by Andrew Tiedeman, Fallon, Nevada, USA.

Honorable Mention: Steaming Pilgrim Lagoon, Fall Colors and Kiqluiak Mountains by Dick Benoit, Reno, Nevada, USA.

Steaming Pilgrim Lagoon, Fall Colors and Kiqluiak Mountains by Dick Benoit, Reno, Nevada, USA.

Honorable Mention: Man Made Rainbow by Sam Abraham, Nairobi, Kenya.

Man Made Rainbow by Sam Abraham, Nairobi, Kenya.

This Year's Entries

In total, 46 photos were entered in the 35th Annual Geothermal Amateur Photography Contest where they are judged for impact, relevance, composition and technical quality.

GRC appreciates the creativity and quality of all contest submissions.