2015 Robin ThompsonJanuary 22, 2016
Scotland Photographer Wins PA Parks and Forests Foundation Photo Contest
(Camp Hill, PA)- Robin Thompson of Scotland, PA won 2nd place in the Capture the Seasons category of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forest Foundation’s (PPFF) Through the Seasons 2015 Photo Contest. The winning photograph featured an image of clouds reflected on a lake at Codorus State Park.
“My husband and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary and decided to visit Codorus for the day. As we were hiking, I turned around and saw a breathtaking view of a still lake and all the beauty it reflected!” Robin says. “I enjoy being able to be in and enjoy nature. There is a lot to be said for the way a quiet walk in the woods can put your whole life back in balance.”
The PPFF contest included six categories: Black and White, Capture the Seasons, Friends and Family Fun, Young Photographers (photographers aged 10-21), Historical Gems, and Nature Up Close. All photos had to be taken in a Pennsylvania state park or forest and judging was done by popular vote on Facebook and critics’ choice. The winning photographs may be viewed at the Foundation’s Facebook page, as well as and other electronic communications including Take Five: Fridays with Pam and Explore: Pennsylvania’s Outdoors in your Inbox.
For information, visit www.paparksandforests.org and check out our Facebook page at facebook.com/PennsylvaniaParksAndForestsFoundation.
About the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation
Founded in 1999, the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation works to ensure that there is a place and an experience for everyone in the outdoors. The mission of the foundation is to promote and support the natural and cultural resources of Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests through leadership in recreation, education, conservation and volunteerism. There are 38 chapters of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation across the state.