This was the most competitve year yet in the NCMS Photo Contest with a record number of photographers taking part, many of whom were first-time participants. Congratulations to the finalists who will have their photos featured in the upcoming 2016 NCMS Member Calendar:

Rodger D. Israel, MD, MPH
Winner – Overall
“Old Faithful Star Trails”
Old Faithful Star Trails
Karl S. Chiang, MD
Winner – NC Category & Viewers’ Choice
“Under the Stars”
Hatteras Under the Stars
Philip W. Ponder, MD
Winner – Travel Category
“La Tour Eiffel”
La Tour Eiffel
Kathryn M. Greven, MD, FASTRO
Winner – Nature Category
“Morning Glory”
Grand Teton National Park
Deborah L. Albert, MD
Winner – Wildlife Category
“After Dinner Drink”
After Dinner Drink, South Africa
Stephen R. Bonney, MD
Finalist – Nature Category
“Teton Reflections”
Teton Reflections
Dan Chaksupa, MD
Finalist- Wildlife Category
“Rise and Shine”
Bora Chang
Finalist – Travel Category
“Shadow Caravan”
Shadow Camels
Brandon C. Drafts, MD, MBS
Finalist – NC Category
“Road to Pilot Mountain”
Mark W. McClure, MD, FACS
Finalist – Nature Category
“Moraine Lake”
Moraine Lake
Lourdes A. Pereda, MD, FAAP
Finalist – Travel Category
“Machu Picchu: City of the Inca Empire;
proud of my roots”
Machu Picchu
Bob Peterson, MD
Finalist – NC Category
“Sunrise in the Pisgah Forest” ©
Brian E. Smith, MD
Finalist – Wildlife Category
“Leopard, Tanzania”
Leopard, Tanzania