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December 2018 Photo Contest

Focus on Texas: High Contrast

Admire the stark realities captured by our readers’ cameras

This month, our readers take risks with light and shadow and play with every color under the sun to deliver some fantastic shots.

Jon Hobson, Houston County EC: “My son, Isaac, and his friend Sean playing some basketball after a rain shower in Grapeland.”

Shahbanu Malak, CoServ: “Spotted in my garden one fine morning.”

Theresa McKee, Fannin County EC: An old gas station painted in funky colors and abandoned under the hot Texas sun.

Twilla Malkerson, Farmers EC: Malkerson’s calf on a freezing day in Emory.

Web Extra: Chata Segich, Big Country EC: “Every night in the summer I take that opportunity to sit back and take in all the beauty of the night sky.”

Web Extra: Sandra Balcerek, Bluebonnet EC: “Great childhood memories were made while we had fun in our large playhouse in the 1960s.

Web Extra: Richard Browne, Trinity Valley EC: “Taken near dusk at the Fossil Rim Ranch southwest of Fort Worth.”

Web Extra: Cathy Lindemann, Rusk County EC: “It was a beautiful crisp January morning. The mist, the sun and the trees––awe-inspiring.”

Web Extra: Richard Browne, Trinity Valley EC: Swan at the College of the Ozarks.

Web Extra: Melissa Cunningham, Jackson EC: “A day of fun in the sun ended with a walk beneath the pier at Matagorda Beach.”

Web Extra: Chris Miller, Bluebonnet EC: “It was such a lovely surprise last December to be covered with a wonderful winter wonderland snowfall here in Bastrop.”

Web Extra: Danny Pickens, Cherokee County ECA: “Never too early to learn. A guitarist in Tyler takes a moment to interact with his youngest fan.”

Web Extra: Brooke Skahan, Trinity Valley EC: Texas Tiger Fireworks, just outside of Crandall.

Web Extra: Raymond Testa, Farmers EC: “This beautiful native Indian blanket wildflower contrasts the black-and-white background.”