Two Hampton Roads pictures claim top prizes in Scenic Virginia photo contest

Posted at 2:00 PM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-05 14:00:28-04

Two photos taken in the Hampton Roads area claimed top prizes in Scenic Virginia’s annual Virginia Vistas Photo Contest. The contest had over 500 entries!

Here are the local winners: 

“Chickahominy Sunset”

Photographed by: Shannon Schojan of Toano

Location: James City County


“Chickahominy Sunset”

Coastal & Chesapeake Bay Winner: “Fun on the Bay”

Photographed by: Florence Womacks of Virginia Beach

Location: Ocean Park in Virginia Beach

“This photo was taken last year at Sylvan Beach, located in the neighborhood of Ocean Park in Virginia Beach. I am very fortunate to live by the bay. Every day after work, I am able to head to the beach and watch the sun set. And I always have my camera with me.”


“Fun on the Bay”

Several other beautiful pictures taken in Hampton Roads were given honorable mentions:

Endless, Photographed by Yuzhu Zheng of Virginia Beach, Photo Location: Virginia Beach (Lynnhaven fishing pier)



Coleman Memorial Bridge, Photographed by William Thomas of Virginia Beach, Photo Location: Yorktown (Bridge connects Yorktown and Gloucester Point)

Coleman Memorial Bridge

Coleman Memorial Bridge

Rest, Photographed by Yuzhu Zheng of Virginia Beach, Photo Location: Stumpy Lake in Virginia Beach



Subletters, Photographed by Barbara Houston of Quinton, Photo Location: Jamestown (Jamestown Beach)