Town of Bethany Beach names 2023 photo contest winners

March 18, 2023

The Town of Bethany Beach recently announced Maryfrances Berger of Ocean View as the winner of its 2023-24 photo contest, with an image showing eroded dunes after a storm.

In all, 90 amateur and professional photographers entered the contest, submitting a combined total of more than 250 photos. Altogether, 16 images were selected to be included in this year’s town calendar. The public was notified by email and social media of an opportunity to choose the winner by completing a survey.

Out of 1,281 unique participants, Berger’s photo received almost one-third of the vote. Her prize is a 2023 VIP parking pass, good for free parking at any space within town limits during the summer season.

The following winners also will receive photo credit and a free calendar for their entries: Nancy Hedgespeth, Tina Schmidt, Al Gruber, Anne Marie Allison, Cathy Bernier, Glenn Shipley, H.K. Suh, Julie Pohl, Kathrine Calderazzi, Ken Collins, Lisa Braden, Marian Dowling, Matthew Beatty and Raymond Finkleman.


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