Winter Grandscapes Assignment Winner Timothy Van Minnick

by Ann de Bruyn

By Staff

Updated March 30, 2022

Congratulations to Timothy Van Minnick for winning the Winter Grandscapes Assignment with the image, “Glacier Bay Vista.” See more of Minnick’s photography at 

View the winning image and a selection of submissions in the gallery below. And be sure to check out our current photography assignment here and enter your best shots!

Winner: "Glacier Bay Vista" By Timothy Van Minnick

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“This image was made from the deck of a cruise ship in Glacier Bay National Park, handheld with an image stabilized lens,” explains Minnick. “I zoomed in to isolate the cloud-wreathed snow-covered mountains with the glacier flowing down to the bay in the foreground. I felt this telephoto perspective would be more impactful for this scene than a wide angle.”

Canon 40D, Canon 70-200mm F4 IS L lens at 160mm. Exposure: 1/160sec., f/8, ISO 400.

Originally Published March 29, 2022