2019 Carefree Desert Gardens Photo Contest

The 2019 awards ceremony took place on Friday, May 10 in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion. Winners received gift certificates from Carefree restaurants Lara Bistro, Giordano's Trattoria Romana, Alberto Ristorante and Venues Cafe.

Congratulations to this year's winning photographers, and our thanks to the Carefree Restaurant Association members for their generous prizes.
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Contest Co-chairs  Lyn Hitchon and Joe Corpora.
2019 Photo Contest awards-Christine Bramlett Peoples Choice winner, Lyn and Joe. Photo by Beth Renfr
L-R: People's Choice Photo winner Christine Bramlett, with contest co-chairs Lyn Hitchon and Joe Corpora.

2019 Photo Contest Winners

FIRST PLACE Untitled by Debbie Thoumsin
FIRST PLACE
Untitled
by Debbie Thoumsin
SECOND PLACE Fantastic Voyage by Hazel Vaughn
SECOND PLACE
Fantastic Voyage
by Hazel Vaughn
THIRD PLACE Untitled by Tom Baker
THIRD PLACE
Untitled
by Tom Baker

​2019 People's Choice Award Winner

Peoples Choice WINNER Cactus by Christine Bramlett
Cactus
by Christine Bramlett

2019 Carefree Desert Gardens Photo Entries

Becky Braver-Nahorodny

Sunset Splendor

Christine Bramlett

Cactus
Horse
Delicate Pink Flower

Christine Quiroz

Lone Marigold

Cindy Birringer

Saguaro Flower with Bird
Cactus Flower
Scarecrow Horse

Dale Nieman

wading pools
Scarecrow Horse in garden
Ho Hum view

David Jasperson

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Debbie Thoumsin

Bird in the Snow
Agave Snow
Snowy Garden

Doreen Florence

Cactus Green
Red Flower
Crested Cactus

Dwayne Nahorodny

Light The Way

G. Sherri Knutson

Cactus Purple
Cactus White
Flowers in Red

Hazel Vaughn

Fantastic Voyage
Rising Up
Vinca in the Rain

Herbert Hitchon

Pumpkin Fireworks
Carved Giant Pumpkin
Garden Pumpkin Carvings

Jay Chatzkez

 Statue
 rock balance
 lizard on rock

Sue Staley

 Barrel Cactus Garden
 Agave Leaf
 Garden Branch

Tom Baker

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 Sparkle Garden
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