Drum Roll Please... Photo Contest Winners Announced

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Jack Gilman of Yonkers for "Palisades Clouds" taken from the Yonkers waterfront.

Thanks to all the photographers who helped make Scenic Hudson’s first-ever online digital photo competition such a huge success

Both the number of entries -- 2,500 -- and their astonishing quality are truly a testament to the Hudson Valley’s power to inspire. We're very pleased to announce the prize winners in each of the six contest categories as well as our grand prize winner.

Grand Prize

Congratulations to Jack Gilman of Yonkers who took the amazing photograph "Palisades Clouds" from the Yonkers waterfront. Yonkers is one of the communities where Scenic Hudson is working to help shape development along the riverfront (so as not to block Palisades view and cut folks off from the river).

First Place Winners

Second Place Winners

Third Place Winners


All of the images are stunning and they clearly demonstrate the importance of protecting the scenic beauty of our region for future generations to enjoy. In addition to the prize-winning images listed above, our judges selected over 100 finalists. Please take a moment to admire and enjoy their work as well. Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists!!!