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July/August 2015 Issue

Memorable Mention


This image of the Old Vicksburg Bridge over the Mississippi River at Vicksburg, Miss., was taken by Anthony Priestas of Vicksburg with a Olympus Tough TG-820 camera. The steel truss bridge, which opened in 1930, once carried trains and automobiles but now is only used by


Bill Browning of Petal, Miss., captured this shot of the Ruins of Windsor several years ago near Port Gibson, Miss., with a Sony SLT A55-V camera. The 23 Corinthian columns are all that remain of Windsor, one of the most magnificent homes in the antebellum South. Built between 1859 and 1861, the four-story mansion survived the Civil War but was destroyed by fire in 1890.


Robert Thomas Carsley of Oxford, Miss., entitled this image “Autumn Solitude.” He captured his view of Bear Creek in Tishomingo State Park in northeastern Mississippi with a Canon XSi digital camera outfitted with a polarizing filter. Steeped in history and scenic beauty, the park is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.


Bob Maureau of River Ridge, La., documented the merriment of Fat Tuesday, the culmination of Mardi Gras season, in New Orleans, La., this year. He snapped the image, which he entitled “Festive Couple,” with a Sony Cyber-shot camera.


In the early morning fog on the White River near Beaver Dam in Eureka Springs, Ark., Robert Breaux captured these three fly fishermen, which he captioned “tying, trying, catching.” The tailwaters of Beaver Lake offers one of the prettiest sections of the White River for catching trout. Breaux lives in Holiday Island, Ark.


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