Past Photos of the Week

Every week we highlight another great submission from our annual photo contest

I like to call these deer Ebony and Ivory! They live in my neighborhood in Durham County and make their appearance every evening just before dark. They were extra brave the evening I took this picture. —Cathy Marlowe, Hillsborough, Piedmont Electric
Three Eastern Tiger Swallowtails enjoy brand new blossoms. —Aaron Edmonds, Lillington, A member of South River EMC
Spring in NC calls forth beautiful flowers and shining sun. I felt inspired by the beauty and delicacy of each individual flower on this Bradford pear tree in my backyard. —Lily Knepp, Pilot Mountain, A member of Surry-Yadkin EMC
The Croatan National Forest offers a different sort of beautiful landscape—savanna terrain. I feel like this is a part of NC that a lot of people forget about, or don't see. —Daniel Bickers, Wake Forest
My adorable little nephew Ethan! I love sitting him outside and having a photo shoot almost every weekend he comes over. It's the best way to see how fast he is growing! —Gracie Balance, Newton Grove, A member of South River EMC
The woodpecker seems less than thrilled with the blue jay’s conversation at the suet feeder.  —Mona Brown, Fayetteville
Marshallberg sunset with the Lady Logan. —Cathy Rose, Gloucester, A member of Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative
Sun rays attempt to warm a cold February afternoon in Emerald Isle. —Edward Crane, Emerald Isle, A member of Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative
This photo was taken from Ocean Isle Beach Park, looking into the marsh at high tide at sunset. —Irene Dowdy, Ocean Isle Beach, A member of Brunswick Electric
We always look forward to the beautiful sunsets at Albemarle Plantation Marina on the Yeopim River in Hertford. Each minute the sun is setting, the colors become more and more vibrant.—Jeffrey Barrett, Newark, A member of Albemarle EMC
The Umstead Park Lake in Raleigh acts as Mother Nature's mirror. Every once a while, there are no airplanes flying over and no gusts of wind and the water stands still. —Sameer Potdar, Morrisville, A member of Piedmont Electric
A young elk bugles at sunrise in Cherokee County. —Deborah Hightower, Balsam Grove, A member of Haywood EMC