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Member Photo Contest

Thank you to everyone who submitted photos this year!  The judges are in the process of picking our winners.  Look for the April Carolina Country magazine to find out who won!

A panel of judges will vote to decide the winners.  CHEC will announce the winners in the April 2018 Carolina Country magazine.  All entries will be featured on the Cooperative’s website for the duration of the contest. For a full list of rules, visit www.chec.coop.  If you have questions about the contest, please contact Laura Ertle at laurae@chec.coop or by calling (252)995-5616.

RULES:

  1. Only one entry per member.
  2. The photo must have been taken by a CHEC member.
  3. The photo should be submitted electronically to photo@chec.coop by February 1, 2018. If you are unable to submit it electronically, please contact Laura to make other arrangements. 
  4. When submitting a photo, you must include where the photo was taken, a brief description of the subject, who took the photo, and a title for the photo.
  5. Employees and directors of CHEC, along with members of their immediate families, are ineligible.
  6. The prizes will appear as credit on the winner’s electricity bill and may not be redeemed for cash.

By submitting a photo entry to this contest, you are granting CHEC permission to use the image in any and all of its publications, including internal and external newsletters and website entries, without payment.  However, photo credit will be given.  CHEC reserves the right to disqualify any photo deemed inappropriate or offensive. 


2017-18 Entries

Surfer riding a wave in front of a shrimp boat as pelicans fly overhead

"OBX Gold"

By Ryan Osmond

(Surfer is Esben Boxer)

Full moon over the Hatteras skyline

"Still of the Night"

By Daniel Prasalowicz

Salvo, NC

December Sunset over Hatteras Ocean and Beach

"December Hatteras Sunset"

by Gordon Wicker

Hatteras, NC

Seashell on the beach at Cape Point Buxton NC

"Shelly Island"

by Mary Mortellaro

Buxton, NC

Sunset over the Avon Pier NC

"Sunset Over the Pier"

by Michael Butter

Avon, NC

Pink and grey clouds in sunset over Buxton harbor, NC

"Buxton Harbor Sunset"

by Jack Gray

Buxton, NC

Green frog on a railing of a rental house in Salvo, NC

"Salty Dog Frog"

by Lisa Stewart

Salvo, NC

Seashells with a piece of blue sea glass on top, Hatteras Island NC

"Treasure from the Sea"

by Joan Berg

Frisco, NC

sunset over the Pamlico Sound at the Canadian Hole pull over between Avon and Buxton, NC.

"Canadian Hole Sunset"

by Jan Dawson

Buxton, NC

Ship Wreck Pocohontas in Waves, NC

"Waving at Pocahontas"

by Sue Thomas

Waves, NC

Sunset over the Pamlico Sound Hatteras Island North Carolina

"A Beautiful Sky"

by Dan Murphy

Taken between Avon & Buxton

Sunset over the Pamlico Sound Oregon Inlet Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Oregon Inlet bridge to Hatteras Island"

by Janice Keys

Oregon Inlet, NC

Cumulonimbus Cloud over the Ocean, Avon North Carolina Hatteras Island

"Storm's Coming!"

by Trish Decker

Avon, NC

Sunrise Cape Hatteras

"Sunrise"

by Patricia Lemaster

Seals on Hatteras Island beach

"Seals on Hatteras Island"

by Rick Hubbell

Puppy presses face against fence trying to get out in Hatteras Village North Carolina

"Set me free - Let's play!"

by Jan Willis

Hatteras, NC

Hand holding a sunset over the ocean Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Kona Breeze Sunset"

by Liza Shaw

Avon, NC

an Aerial shot of Brigands Bay with Cape Point in the distance Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Point to Point"

by Pete Coady

Frisco, NC

Ice and Snow on trees in front of the Pamlico Sound Hatteras Island North Carolina

"N'ice' in Rodanthe"

by Leslie Buck Ferguson

Rodanthe, NC

A dog on the beach with the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Frisco Pier in the background

"Let's Play"

by Jim King

Frisco, NC

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse as seen through a large piece of driftwood

"Ever Vigilant"

by Richard Shoaf

Buxton, NC

Winter in Salvo, snow on the beach with waves in the back ground Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Winter in Salvo"

by Lorri Robey

Salvo, NC

An aerial shot of the Rodanthe pier in 2014 Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Rodanthe Pier"

by Scott Cahoon

Rodanthe, NC

A lightning bolt over the Pamlico Sound taken from Frisco , NC

"Late Summer Storm"

by Donna Thomas

Frisco, NC

A pelican stands on the beach in Frisco North Carolina on Hatteras Island

"Old Man of the Sea"

By Roberta McCrory

Frisco, NC

Clouds and a rainbow taken in Buxton North Carolina Hatteras Island

"The Edge of the Storm"

by Thomas Doan

Buxton, NC

Dolphins in the Pamlico Sound near Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Dolphins of Hatteras"

by Heather Schweinsberg

Hatteras, NC

Orange and grey sunset over the Pamlico Sound in Frisco North Carolina on Hatteras Island

"Fire in the Sky"

by Charmaine Dee King

Frisco, NC

Orange and red sunset over the Pamlico Sound by Hatteras Village on Hatteras Island North Carolina"

"Sailor's Delight"

by Troy Scroggin

Hatteras, NC

Storm clouds moving in over the Atlantic Ocean, taken on the beach in Salvo North Carolina on Hatteras Island

"OBX = Ominous Banks"

by Benjamin Goldstein

Salvo, NC

blue and pink sky over the sunset with a large washed up tree in the foreground at Shelly Island Cape Hatteras North Carolina

"Sunset on the Hook"

by Brittany France

Buxton, NC

Black and white photo of a rock cairn with Cape Point Shelly Island Cape Hatteras North Carolina in the background

"Rock Cairn Overlooking the Hook"

by Jeff France

Buxton, NC

Snowy dunes at old lighthouse beach the day after winter storm grayson buxton north carolina hatteras island

"Snowy Dunes at Old Lighthouse Beach the day after Winter Storm Grayson, 2018"

by Elizabeth Browning Fox

Buxton, NC

Pink and grey sunset over commercial fisherman pound nets in the Pamlco Sound off of Buxton North Carolina Hatteras Island in Dare County

"Buxton Pound Net Sunset"

by Bill Barley

Buxton, NC

A grey background with a dredge on the ocean near the beach in Buxton North Carolina Hatteras Island

"Lost Horizon"

by Charlene Kina

Buxton, NC

 

a Seagull stands in the surf with a starfish hanging out of its beak in Frisco North Carolina Hatteras Island

"Starfish Delight"

by Tom McCrory

A great Dane stands on a deck overlooking the sunset over the Pamlico Sound in Frisco North Carolina on Hatteras Island

"A Great Sound Sunset"

by Morgann Haddad 

Frisco, NC

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in the snow in Buxton North Carolina Hatteras Island

"The Great Hatteras Snowecane"

by Mary Joy McDaniel

Buxton, NC

a conch shell and a piece of heart-shaped driftwood near Shelly Island in Buxton North Carolina on Hatteras Island

"Love Shelly Island"

by Camie Welch

Buxton, NC 

conch shells hanging on an old tree with the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in the back ground in Buxton, NC on Hatteras Island

"Conch Tree Show me the Light"

by Dana Nessen

Buxton, NC

A Hawk perched on top of a National Park Service sign on Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Are You Talking to Me?"

by Sharon Carignan

Buxton, NC

Swans swimming at Pea Island Hatteras Island as the sunsets over the Pamlico Sound

"Swan Sunset"

by Dan Lawrence

Pea Island, NC

a stained glass window with natural sea glass and star fish on Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Nature's Jewels"

by Dolores Swartz

Avon, NC

Sand blowing across the dunes near Pea Island on Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Wind Swept"

by Ron Goff

Pea Island, NC

Sunrise behind the Avon Pier on the 1st day of summer on Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Summer's Arrival at Avon Pier"

by Mark Lemmon

Avon, NC

A pelican perched at the Hatteras Ferry Landing on Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Whatcha Lookin' At?"

by Carolyn Honeycutt

Hatteras, NC

Children in the tower of a charter boat during that Day at the Docks Blessing of the fleet in Hatteras North Carolina

"Future Captains"

by Sheila K. Smith

Hatteras, NC

A small dog named Pedro sits inside of a starbuck's coffee mug

"Pedro"

by John Spigner

Frisco, NC

Sunset over the remains for the Frisco Pier of Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Sunset Pier"

by Jeffrey Schall

Frisco, NC

Blue sky and white clouds over the beach in Rodanthe North Carolina on Hatteras Island

"Hatteras High"

by Gail Fottler

Rodanthe, NC

Multiple lines of a lightning strike over the pamlico sound and a few houses in Rodanthe, NC on Hatteras Island

"Ocean Currents"

by Jim Wallace

Rondathe, NC

A bright and sunny picture of the Pamlico Sound near the Salvo Day use area on Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Salvo Day Use Area"
by Dennis Harrold

Salvo, NC

The sun shining over the ocean and beach with four wheel drive vehicles in the background in Avon North Carolina on Hatteras Island

"Winter Sunshine"

by Susan Barkalow

Avon, NC

A view from inside the tube of a breaking wave, Surfer Brett Barley captures the view out of the tube with the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in the background on Hatteras Island North Carolina

"The Golden Hour"

by Brett Barley

Buxton, NC

A person riding their bike on the frozen Pamlico Sound on Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Pamlico Ice Biking"

by April Contestable

'Salvo, NC

A pink and grey sky as the sunsets over the Bonner Bridge by Oregon Inlet on Hatteras Island North Carolina

"Lifesaving Bridge"

by Thomas Garrison

Oregon Inlet, NC

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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