Pictorial – Rick Egan, First Place

Judged by Lucas Gilman, Freelance photographer specializing in adventure photography

Rick Egan, first place:

Boys from the Kara Tribe dance at sunrise on a hill over looking the Omo river in southern Ethiopia, Tuesday, January 19, 2015.
Boys from the Kara Tribe dance at sunrise on a hill over looking the Omo river in southern Ethiopia, Tuesday, January 19, 2015.

Steve Griffin, second place:

Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune Wild horses run in their pen as they are cared for in the BLM's new off-range contract wild horse corral, located on a 32-acre private ranch in Axtell, Utah Monday, September 14, 2015.  Over 500 wild horses currently are housed at the facility, including the 170 wild horses associated with the Wheeler Pass Herd Management Area Emergency Gather near the Cold Creek area of Southern Nevada. The Axtell, Utah contract off-range corral can provide care for up to 1,000 wild horses and encompasses 32 acres of private land containing over 40 holding pens in various sizes.
Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune
Wild horses run in their pen as they are cared for in the BLM’s new off-range contract wild horse corral, located on a 32-acre private ranch in Axtell, Utah Monday, September 14, 2015. Over 500 wild horses currently are housed at the facility, including the 170 wild horses associated with the Wheeler Pass Herd Management Area Emergency Gather near the Cold Creek area of Southern Nevada.
The Axtell, Utah contract off-range corral can provide care for up to 1,000 wild horses and encompasses 32 acres of private land containing over 40 holding pens in various sizes.

Trent Nelson, third place:

The view down 400 South after an early morning snowfall in Salt Lake City, Tuesday December 15, 2015.
The view down 400 South after an early morning snowfall in Salt Lake City, Tuesday December 15, 2015.

Jeff Allred, honorable mention:

Festival of Colors attendees enjoy the day with live music and chalk throwing at the Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork  Sunday, March 29, 2015 during the 15th annual event.
Festival of Colors attendees enjoy the day with live music and chalk throwing at the Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork Sunday, March 29, 2015 during the 15th annual event.