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GRC 36th Annual Amateur Photography Contest

This Year's Entries

In total, 52 photos were entered in the 36th 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.

The winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon, the climax to the 39th GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo being held at the Peppermill Resort Spa, Reno, Nevada, USA from September 20-23. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Geothermal: Always On”.

The first place winner will receive $150, second place - $100, and third place - $75. Honorable Mention photos will receive certificates.


The winners of the 2014 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.