Camera phone shot wins Whidbey Camano Land Trust calendar photo contest

Before you empty your wallet on the latest, fanciest digital camera or lens, take note of the winning entry in the Whidbey Camano Land Trust calendar photo contest.

Christopher Short of Langley shot this landscape image of Ebey’s prairie with a camera phone.

Before you empty your wallet on the latest, fanciest digital camera or lens, take note of the winning entry in the Whidbey Camano Land Trust calendar photo contest.

The photo was taken with a camera phone.

Christopher Short of Langley captured the winning photo with a scenic farmland image on Ebey’s Prairie.

Short’s entry was one of roughly 200 photos submitted from 50 photographers from Whidbey and Camano islands.

“I can’t believe he took the photo with a phone,” said Janelle Blakely, communication and outreach manager for the land trust and organizer of the contest.

“I think it’s cool and interesting that people are able to capture a moment real easily these days because cameras on these phones are amazing.”

Short’s image will appear on the cover of the land trust’s 2016 calendar that will be available for purchase for $15 in October. It also will appear on the page for the month of April.

Various businesses on both islands will be selling the calendars, which also may be ordered from the land trust’s website at www.wclt.org

Twenty-four businesses supported the land trust’s second community photo contest, which the organization plans to continue each year, Blakely said.

 

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