Posted Monday, February 26th, 2018

The Morris County Board of Freeholders would like to thank county residents who participated in the county’s first-ever photo contest — “Winter 2018 Scenes in Morris County.” There were many terrific entries, with so many county residents showing off their obvious, talents!

A winter scene on a pond with a prominent red shed

Meredith Kurland-Ross of Randolph, “Little Red Shed in the Snow”.
Little Red Shed in the Snow on Picatinny Rd, across the street from Villa Walsh Academy in Morris Township

The Morristown Train Station after snowfall, during a sunrise

Edward Aussem of Morristown
“Sunrise after Snowfall”
Morristown train tracks peek through the snow and stretch toward New York City in the distance. The sun is rising in the distance as the lights are still shining.

 

Wreaths cover graves in Morristown's Evergreen cemetery after snowfall.

Mia Mutascio of Morris Township
“Guardian Angels”
A haunting tribute to military veterans at the Veterans Section of Evergreen Cemetery in Morristown

“We congratulate the winners of our first county photo contest, and thank the many other participants for showing the beauty of our county even in the dead of winter,” said Freeholder Director Doug Cabana. “We are blessed to live in such a great place and to have so many talented residents who in our midst. Thank you s much for participating.

The contest encouraged participants to showcase Morris County’s quality of life and spaces and places. It was the idea of County Planning Director Christine Marion and former county Flood Mitigation Program Coordinator Jennifer McCulloch.

Winners were chosen from more than 180 entries by a special six-person panel. We would tell you that the choices were not easy, and there was lively debate before the winners were chosen.

Winning photos may be used in County of Morris communication pieces and on county websites or newsletters.

Take a look  at the terrific honorable mentions!