Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing a beautiful moment in the Simple And Beautiful Moments Photo Contest in collaboration with our friends at Printic!

A special thanks to our friend and professional photographer Kevin Gourley for his collaboration as a guest judge. Kevin is a full time pro photographer with a full-service studio based in Austin, Texas. He also leads a wide variety of popular photography workshops ranging from beginner to advanced classes, offering courses in the Central Texas area as well as fun destination workshops in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, and in Beavers Bend State Resort Park in SE Oklahoma. He has a passion for photography and he loves meeting other photographers and helping them advance in their skills.

Grand Jury Winner

"The simple beauty intimately captured in the expression of wonder in a child’s face brings out such emotion. The emotion in this image is what makes it a winner.  You can’t help but smile when you view this photograph." - Kevin Gourley

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"I loved the light and composition, and what a beautiful expression of one of those special simple moments that a parent will never forget." - Kevin Gourley

Amateur Winner

People's Choice

"Anyone who loves kids and loves dogs or had a dog as a child will love this image.  Such a sweet and innocent image, beautifully executed.  Light, composition, concept all nicely done." - Kevin Gourley

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"Piercing" by hillaryyounger

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