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Ediger wins ANR’s amateur photo contest

  • Jennifer Ediger of Hampton spent extra time in a field near Burwell capturing the best possible image of a dragonfly hovering over a barbedwire fence. Those efforts earned her first place in this year’s Aurora News-Register amateur photo contest. Photo by Jennifer Ediger
    Jennifer Ediger of Hampton spent extra time in a field near Burwell capturing the best possible image of a dragonfly hovering over a barbedwire fence. Those efforts earned her first place in this year’s Aurora News-Register amateur photo contest. Photo by Jennifer Ediger
  • Shari Penner’s image of the family dog sniffing flowers in the garden was a first place winner in the animal category. Photo by Shari Penner
    Shari Penner’s image of the family dog sniffing flowers in the garden was a first place winner in the animal category. Photo by Shari Penner
  • Tiffany Stevens claimed first place honors in the any subject category with this photo of her daughter Tatum, taken on a family vacation in Georgia. Photo by Tiffany Stevens
    Tiffany Stevens claimed first place honors in the any subject category with this photo of her daughter Tatum, taken on a family vacation in Georgia. Photo by Tiffany Stevens
  • Having a goal of taking a photo every day helped motivate Tammie Preissler to turn around on a road trip to take this picture at the edge of a field near North Platte. Photo by Tammie Preissler
    Having a goal of taking a photo every day helped motivate Tammie Preissler to turn around on a road trip to take this picture at the edge of a field near North Platte. Photo by Tammie Preissler
Jennifer Ediger knew in her mind’s eye the image she was hoping to capture. She and her husband Lowell had been to the pasture in Burwell many times, where she noticed hundreds of dragonflies hovering around a barbedwire fence. Using a macro 28 millimeter lens, she just started clicking away, taking more than 100 images before she finally nailed it. “I definitely wanted that image,” Ediger said…

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