Pictorial – Trent Nelson, first place

Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune Starlings in flight near Magna, Friday November 7, 2014.
Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Starlings in flight near Magna, Friday November 7, 2014.

1st — Starlings, Trent Nelson

The moon passes in front of the sun creating a solar eclipse as seen in Brigham City on Thursday afternoon. (Eli Lucero/Herald Journal)
The moon passes in front of the sun creating a solar eclipse as seen in Brigham City on Thursday afternoon. (Eli Lucero/Herald Journal)

2nd — Solar Eclipse, Eli Lucero

Members of Crew 138 walk across the desert in their simulated space suits at the Mars Desert Research Station in southern Utah. Photo by Jim Urquhart for National Geographic 3/18/2014
Members of Crew 138 walk across the desert in their simulated space suits at the Mars Desert Research Station in southern Utah. Photo by Jim Urquhart for National Geographic 3/18/2014

3rd — Mars in Utah Aerial, Jim Urquhart

Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune A head full of color, at Holi Festival of colors, at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 3, 2014
Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune
A head full of color, at Holi Festival of colors, at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in Salt Lake City, Saturday, May 3, 2014

HM — Holi Hair, Rick Egan

Judge-Brad Boner