ANTHONY LOWERY • Arlington, TX
The midnight sun sets over the volcano-lined Cook Inlet at the Deep Creek State Recreation Area in Ninilchik.
DAVID SOUERWINE • Milton, GA
Says the photographer, “I was with a small group taking a hike from the visitor’s center onto the Matanuska Glacier. As we returned, I was struck by the flowers, moraine, water, glacier, forest, mountains, clouds, and blue sky all in one image. This shot encompasses the incredible beauty that is everywhere in Alaska.”
TERESA HOUZE • LaGrange, GA
The historic Kennecott Mill complex at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, the country’s largest national park. Houze says, “The town and surrounding area have such a great ‘Alaskan feel’ and are less touristy than many places we’ve visited in Alaska. After seven visits to Alaska, we feel like we’ve only scratched the surface of this beautiful state…Through Alaska magazine’s photos and stories, we feel like we are visiting daily."
WENDY JOHNSON • Glennallen, AK
The aurora dances over a snowy landscape near Tolsona in southcentral Alaska.