Since 2016, Visit Lake Norman has run an annual photo contest, sharing some of the best moments of the lake ever captured. This year was the 9th Annual Capture LKN Photo Contest, where we received hundreds of entries throughout September. Participants entered their photos by posting them on social media using #CaptureLKN or submitting them directly to the entry page on our site. The contest wrapped up on September 30th, and we are excited to announce the winners!


First Place Winner

Jeremy Wallace

1st place 9th Annual Photo Contest - Jeremy Wallace



Second Place Winner

Dion White

2nd Place 9th Annual Photo Contest - Dion White



Third Place Winner

Jon Beyerle

3rd Place 9th Annual Photo Contest - Jon Beyerle


Missed out on this year's contest? Get that camera ready and get out there! You won't want to miss next year's photo contest as we give out some awesome prizes to our winners. Prizes include VISA gift cards, canvas prints of the winning image, and a variety of Lake Norman merchandise.

2022 Winners

David Weber 8th annual photo contest winner

1st Place - David Weber

Julie Elliott 8th annual photo contest winner

2nd Place - Julie Elliott

Copy of Gregory Knopp 8th annual photo contest winner

3rd Place - Gregory Knopp

2021 Winners

Lake Norman

1st Place - Matthew Micolucci

Lake Norman

2nd Place - Ashley Yuro

Lake Norman

3rd Place - Alan Hunt

2020 Winners

Cropped Taylor Christian 1

1st Place - Taylor Christian

Cropped Don McDaniel 1

2nd Place - Don McDaniel

Cropped Jason Roberts

3rd Place - Jason Roberts

Pretty impressive, right? And thanks to our followers and participants for sharing their moments with us! You don't need to be a professional photographer to win. Sometimes, all it takes is a phone and being in the right spot at the right time. Our photo contest cannot be done without your participation, and we want to thank all of you who submitted images. We hope to see more photos from you next year!