Announcing the honorable mentions in The Islander’s annual Top Notch photography. Look for the top entries in the pet photography contest in the Aug. 20 issue.
Taylor Hopkins of Warren, Ohio, earns an honorable mention in The Islander’s annual Top Notch photo contest for this atmospheric image of dinghies at the dock.
John M. Lafferty of Holmes Beach submitted “First Fish Encounter” to the Top Notch contest. The impression from the image? Hudson Lloyd of Bradenton won’t be sampling sushi just yet.
John M. Lafferty’s image of Tom Lloyd taking a dip in the pool earns a nod from the Top Notch judges.
Ralph Crane of Bradenton earns an honorable mention in the Top Notch contest for his image of a manatee.
Marilia Clark, who divides her time between Dallas and Anna Maria Island, captured this image of a dolphin while sailing near Cortez.