Captured Moments, 2018 Golden Isles Photo Contest Winners

Captured moments by photographers across the Golden Isles reveal what makes our small section of the Georgia coast so fabulous. These chosen photographs have been selected by an expert panel from more than 200 entries that capture the Golden Isles in stunning frames for the 2018 Golden Isles Photo Contest.

Amateur Gallery

Action winner,  Lynn Cates “Brunswick Carnival”


Darren Rodriguez “4th of July SSI Pier”

Shirley Robinson “Firefighters Working a Fire”

People winner, Robert Herrin “Trampoline Hair”


Richard Knight “Kids & Melons”

Stephanie Dixon “Birdman and His Flock”

Places winner, Stephanie Dixon “Fly Me to the Moon”

Captured Moments


Steve Kendall “Milky Way over Jekyll”

Gena Churchwell “Piping Down the Sun”

Wildlife winner, Jennifer Hatcher “Ghost Crab”

Captured Moments


Steve Kendall “Heron Playtime”

Steve Kendall “Hummingbird Visitor”

Professional Gallery

Action winner, Ann Nermoe “Gullah Geeche Ring Shouters”


William Aspinwall “Finding the Note”

People winner, William Aspinwall “Leaves”


Harlan Hambright “Jorge”

Paul Meacham “Watch Night”

Places winner, Peal Meacham “Reflections of Darien”


Ann Nermoe “Sunset Walk on Beach”

Duke Smith “Morning Stillness”

Wildlife winner, William Aspinwall “Mother Egret”

Source:  Golden Isles:  The Magazine for Brunswick, St Simons Island. Jekyll, & Sea Island.