2011 Photo Contest Winners
Nearly 400 images, including everything from snakes, lizards, and butterflies to lions, birds, and giraffes were submitted for the Chicago Zoological Society’s 2011 Photo contest. A panel of professional photographers judged the photos, from which they selected a grand prize winner and first-, second-, and third-place winners in adult and child (11 and under) categories. The winning photos are on display in Brookfield Zoo’s Discovery Center lobby.They may also be viewed online at www.CZS.org/PhotoContest. (Note: click on any image to enlarge the photo.)
Winner - Grand Prize
of Brookfield won the grand prize with his photo of Isis and Zenda (above)
, Brookfield Zoo’s two African lions. He received round-trip main cabin air transportation for himself and a companion to any destination served directly by American Airlines or American Eagle within the Continental US48, courtesy of American Airlines.
Winners - Adult Category
Winners in the adult category are Sue Lindell of Des Plaines, first place; Lynn Larson of South Elgin, second place; and Janet Anagnos of Bedford Park, third place. Patti Hartung of Peotone and Lisa Tyler of Mokena received honorable mentions.
Winners - 11 and Under Child Category
Winners in the 11-and-under child category are Connor Orr
of Bolingbrook, first place; David Castellucci
of Crest Hill, second place; and Kristin Beener
of Burr Ridge, third place. Gracie Withner
of Plainfield received an honorable mention.
The Photo Contest was sponsored by American Airlines and Fisher-Price®. Photos were matted courtesy of House of Color in Countryside.
are available here
or by request in person at Brookfield Zoo or by mail: Photo Contest, Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL 60513.