photo contest

Time for Dinner

runner up: wildlife & nature

Martin Freeman, an amateur wildlife photographer, captured this photo in Arden Park on the edge of Minnehaha Creek, in a patch of formerly untouched woods that was a haven for birds. While waiting to capture a shot of bald eagles in their nest, Freeman noticed the young birds—pileated woodpeckers—sticking their heads out, waiting for their next meal, so he hid until the first parent showed up. Freeman recognized the father by the red chin stripe, which male pileated woodpeckers have and females don’t. Read more about Time for Dinner

A Proud Father

Visible Breath of Wren Song

Martin Freeman is a bird and wildlife hobbyist and amateur photographer whose photo, Visible Breath of Wren Song, was not only the winner of the Plants & Animals category of the 2021 Images of Edina photo contest but also took home Best in Show.

Freeman says he was walking through his backyard on a chilly morning in early June, seeing what he could find to photograph. Read more about A Proud Father

Night Lights

All Aglow - Cade James Miller

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online. This month, we asked Cade James Miller to tell us about his 2020 photo contest submission titled All Aglow.

Where did you take the photo?  
On our neighbor’s outdoor patio.

What prompted the photograph?  
I was waiting for them to come outside and looked up to find this picture-perfect scene.   Read more about Night Lights

Summer Fun

David Murphy began to take photography seriously during a safari in Africa 20 years ago. This self-taught amateur, who’s completed online coursework through KelbyOne and who regularly reads photography books and magazines, has had several of his photos published. This photograph titled “Wheeee!” was the winner of the Raising Families category in the 2015 Images of Edina photo contest and has also appeared in our 2016 Best of Edina issue. Read more about Summer Fun

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