Honorable Mention: Northwest fun and adventure
Photographer: Claudia Peterson, Yakima
Photo taken: Aug. 6, 2009, at Ocean Shores
Photographer's description: "Family camping trip to Ocean Shores. Everyone helped in digging the hole: Luke, who is 8 years old, Nick who is 6, and our family dog, Ryker, who is 2."
Judges' comment: "Moving up above her subjects to take this picture was a great creative choice by the photographer. Changing your vantage point can transform a seemingly mundane moment into a work of art."