The Watershed Alliance of Sandy Springs has announced the winners of its first stream photo contest.

Winners were presented with prizes on Aug. 30 at the Morgan Falls Overlook Park Pavillion.

The winners, listed by category and listed with first place winners first, second place second and third place third, were:

Streamscapes with people — Charrel Hunter, Amanda Collins, and Beth Faircloth.

12 and younger — William Lawrimore (all three placements).

John Williams of Showcase Photo and Video and Ed Steele of the Watershed Alliance of Sandy Springs congratulate William Lawrimore on his wins in the 12 and younger category of the alliance’s photography competition.

Streamscapes with animals– Amanda Collins, Jack Florek, and Karen Meinzen McEnerny.

Scenic streamscapes — Evan Bauman, Calloway Powlus, and Linda Bain.

Winning entries are to be featured in a new photo calendar and on note cards which will be available for purchase at the 2015 Sandy Springs Festival on Sept. 19 and 20. It is the hope of WASS that the calendar will help raise awareness of this valuable but fragile resource residents have in their backyards.

Joe Earle

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.