2016 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to our winners

Now in our 7th year, the Keep Iowa Beautiful Photo Contest is a visual way for us to learn what resonates with Iowans based on the photographs they submit. Every year we are astounded at the talent of the photographers and the quality of these beautifully shot photos!

For information on how to enter our upcoming photo contest, please visit the contest details page.

2016 Winners

FIRST PLACE:  Justin Rogers of West Des Moines. “Fall Farmstead” taken from Ridge Road in Balltown. 1st place winner awarded $50.













SECOND PLACE: Mark Iwig of Johnston. “Sunset from the State Capitol” in Des Moines.  2nd place winner awarded $35.












THIRD PLACE: Steve Collins of Le Mars. “Sunset on the Golf Course” at Willow Creek Golf Course in Le Mars. 3rd place awarded $25.












FOURTH PLACE: Diane Ebert of Waterloo. Photo taken at George Wyth State Park in Waterloo, Iowa.  4th place awarded $15.













HONORABLE MENTION:  Jim Gabriel of Kearney, Missouri. “Seasons of the Swinging Bridge” in Columbus Junction.














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