Cowgirl, Rand Rodeo Arena in Dolph. PHOTO BY CAYLA BLANCHARD.
Category: Cover Story

Winners of Arkansas Living’s 2024 Reader Photo Contest

“Imagination knows no bounds.”

Those words are used by photographer Esther Rhodes of Greenwood in the description of her picture, “A Boy and His Stick,”  (page 9) followed by “casting dreams by the stream’s edge.”

We think these words also capture the essence of Arkansas Living’s 2024 Reader Photo Contest, which resulted in so many excellent and enchanting entries.

Please enjoy our winners’ photos. May they inspire you to keep imagining and dreaming!

Sunflowers, Tontitown — Mickey Arlow

Cows, Prim — Breanna Chambers
A Boy and His Stick, Phipps Branch Waterfall — ESTHER Rhodes
Battlefield Sunset, Pea Ridge National Military Park — Pam Reynolds
Ladybug Roller Coaster, Greenwood — Jennifer Hackney
Boxley Bull, Boxley Valley — Jami Linder
Sky Reflected on the Lake, Greers Ferry — Gena Fielder
Lifting Fog, Boxley Valley — Jami Linder
Bug on a Sunflower, Tontitown — Mickey Arlow
Golden Hour, Rector — Jamie Simmons
Anticipation, Lewisville — Matthew Ham
Close-Up of a Donkey’s Nostrils, Scott — Regina Whittington
Quiet Snowfall, Scott — Regina Whittington
Waiting My Turn, Holiday Island — Mike Fienfield
Albino Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, Heber Springs — Kenny Nations