Transylvania County photographer Rob Travis was selected as a finalist in the 11th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition. His winning image, “Shortia”, was selected from hundreds of images for the Flora and Fauna category of this competition. Other categories included Landscape, Adventure, Culture, Blue Ridge Parkway and Our Ecological Footprint. Travis was also the 1st Place winner in last years competition for his entry “Towers” in the Ecological Footprint category.
This year, jurors chose 50 images to be included in the exhibition out of approximately 800 total images submitted. The exhibition will be held at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, NC March 7 through June 7, 2014. From those images, the judges will select the final winners to be showcased during the exhibition.