Lens on Lake Minnetonka 2022 Photo Contest Winners

The Magic of Chasing Bubbles at Wayzata Lakefront
Revealing some of the amazing images from the Lake Minnetonka area.
1st Place in People & Families

This August, we asked to see the Lake Minnetonka area through your eyes, and boy did you deliver! You sent us amazing images of city landmarks, community activities, people, pets and wildlife and now it's time to celebrate the winners of the 2022 Lens on Lake Minnetonka photo contest. Thank you to everyone who submitted photographs, we couldn't showcase the special places and people in our community without you.

Keep an eye out, these winners and participants may be featured in our Last Glace page in future print issues through 2023.

And the winners are ...

City Landmarks

1st Place

Title: Noerenburg Barn by Gabrielle Weston

Noerenburg Barn

2nd Place

Title: Sail Seeker by Berit Francis

Sail Seeker

3rd Place

Title: The General Store by Ann Beadle-Reinitz

The General Store

Community Activities & Events

1st Place

Title: Splash by Gabrielle Westson


2nd Place

Title: All about the Foil by Chad McShane

All about the Foil

3rd Place

Title: Sailin In by Rebecca Evans

Sailin In

People & Families

1st Place

Title: The Magic of Chasing Bubbles at Wayzata Lakefront by Maria Slusser

The Magic of Chasing Bubbles at Wayzata Lakefront

2nd Place

Title: Navy Dad by Ann Beadle-Reinitz

Navy Dad

3rd Place

Title: Living the best life by Amy Frye

Living the best life


1st Place

Title: Yeti by Stachia Fey


2nd Place

Title: Siblings by Sarah Happe


3rd Place

Title: Puppies and Paddleboards by Ann Beadle-Reinitz

Puppies and Paddleboards

Readers' Choice

Title: Reflecting by Sarah Happe

'Reflecting' by Sarah Happe

Wildlife & Nature

1st Place

Title: Zinnia's with a View by Maria Slusser

Zinnia's with a View

2nd Place

Title: Minnehaha creek Warbler by Joseph Syfko

Minnehaha creek Warbler

3rd Place

Title: Full Moon behind the Trees over Lake Minnetonka by Emily Wolff Lewis

Full Moon behind the Trees over Lake Minnetonka

Honorable Mention:

Title: Foggy Morning by Mike Gilbertson

Foggy Morning