Braam Oberholster and Joy Adams, both of Ooltewah, were among the winners announced by Tennessee Wildlife Federation in its 6th annual wildlife and landscape photo contest.
Out of more than 3,400 photo submissions, 17 were selected to be featured in the Federation’s 2021 wildlife calendar. See this year’s winning images and read photographers’ bios at tnwf.org/photowinners.
In addition to being featured in the calendar, photographers won a variety of prizes including Federation gear, custom birdhouses, gift cards and a duffle bag. The Federation would like to thank Academy Sports + Outdoors and Patagonia for sponsoring prizes.
Calendar Cover - Richard Young of Madison
January - Matt Carey of Nashville
February - Denise Neuendorf of Cleveland
March - Bryce Gibson of Knoxville
April - Braam Oberholster of Ooltewah
May - Toby Cantrell of White House
June - Brian Anderson of Kingsport
July - Joy Adams of Ooltewah
August - Karen Fox of Lyles
September - Timothy Loyd of Hendersonville
October - Christopher Cannon of Oak Ridge
November - Denise Hilley of Sevierville
December - Dr. David Sloas of Cordova
People’s Choice Winner - Kelly Zehnder of Roselle, II.
Landscape 1st Place - Brandon Johnson of Tellico Plains
Landscape 2nd Place - Alisha Upton of Tellico Plains
Landscape 3rd Place - Jamie Gilliam of Winchester
When you make a donation of $50 or more to the Federation to support conservation work in Tennessee, you’ll receive a 2021 Federation calendar featuring the state’s diverse wildlife. Visit tnwf.org/photowinners to learn more.