And the 2013 NCMS Photo Contest Winner Is…

Many thanks to all who took the time to vote on their favorite photo among the top 13 finalists in this year’s Photo Contest! After the more than 600 votes were tallied, Phil Ponder, MD, of Winston-Salem came out as the winner with his photo of “Canoes on Moraine Lake.” This is Dr. Ponder’s second win, having also won the 2010 Photo Contest. Congratulations to Dr. Ponder and to all of the finalists in this year’s contest!

First Place

Phil Ponder, MD of Winston-Salem

“Canoes on Moraine Lake”
(Cover Photo of the 2014 NCMS
Member Calendar) 

Second Place

Karl Chiang, MD of Greenville, NC

Keys Sunrise
“Keys Sunrise” 

Third Place

Stephen Bonney, MD of Fletcher, NC

Sunrise Roundup, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
“Sunrise Roundup,
Jackson Hole, Wyoming” 


The other finalists in the 2013 Photo Contest were:


Kevin E. Burroughs, MD – “The Bend, Daufuskie Island, SC”
Charles H. Classen, Jr., MD – “Leopard in the Wood, Serengeti Plain”
Steven A. Dingeldein, MD – “Polar Bear Cub and Mom, Svalbard, Norway”
Steven W. Ferguson, MD,  – “Day Break, Venice Beach”
Kathryn McConnell Greven, MD – “Snow in the Meadow, Yosemite, CA”
Bob Peterson, MD – “Morning after Winter Storm, Blue Ridge Mountains”
Donna M. Richardson, MD, MBA – “‘The Great Glen,’ Scotland”
Frank C. Smeeks, MD – “Blue Ridge Curve”
Greg W. Taylor, MD –  “Captivating Cougar, NC Zoo”
Robert Yapundich, MD – “Pensive Pelicans, Islamorada, Florida”

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