Photography

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McAdenville: Christmas Town USA

A half-century ago, residential goodwill and the generosity of a local textile mill owner put this little Gaston County town in the Christmas spotlight.
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“North Carolina Shines” Lighthouse Photo Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Lighthouse Photo Contest.
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Spring Photo Contest Winner’s Gallery

We’re proud to present the winners of this year’s spring photo contest.
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2012 Spring Photo Contest

North Carolina is in bloom! View the finalists gallery and vote for your favorite photo that captures the beauty of North Carolina in the spring. Readers’ Choice voting will continue through May 1.
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Our State Magazine, March 2012 Photo Shoot

Photo Shoot: March 2012 Issue

Come along on our March 2012 photo shoot, where the star of the show was a 1972 Carolina blue Chevelle station wagon.
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2011 Fall Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our 2011 Fall Photo Contest! The winning photographs, along with all of those submitted in the contest, capture the beauty of a changing season in the state we love.
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Receding Image

Bayard Wootten was a gifted, innovative pioneer as a female photographer in her home state. So why have we largely forgotten her?

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Summer Photo Contest

Thank you to all who shared photographs in this contest. Enjoy these selected photographs of “Summertime in North Carolina.”
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Matthew Lewis

The Great American Photographer

In the 1960s and ’70s, Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Lewis watched one of our nation’s defining eras through his camera lens.
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Grand Prize Winner

2010 Fall Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to Scott Hotaling, Grand Prize Winner, and to all the photographers with images selected in our 2010 Fall Photo Contest!
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