For our latest Shutterbug Photography Contest, The Tennessee Magazine asked our readers to show us how they interpret “Tennessee Summertime.” Nearly 2,000 entries captured family fun on the water, backyard get-togethers, beautiful views of the countryside and Tennesseans young and old getting outside to go fishing, view a sunset and just enjoy our great state.
Judges were once again overjoyed at the volume and quality of the submissions as a whole. But each winning photographers showed a skilled grasp of technical fundamentals as well as patience and persistence in pursuing the perfect moment to capture. All the pieces came together in these featured images.
We’d like to thank everyone who sent photographs for the contest. We also invite you to take a look at the other finalists that caught our attention here.