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The 2018 Westways Photo Contest: a hard call

Dana Point, California. | Photo by Ric Sorgel of Mission Viejo, California

Westways judges had a tough time choosing the best among the 2,486 entries we received. Here are a few awe-inspiring photos that just missed making the list of winners and honorable mentions. 

La Jolla, California

Photo by Sameer Pathak, San Diego

La Jolla, California | Photo by Sameer Pathak of San Diego

Lone Pine, California

By Robert Morales, Pomona, California

Lone Pine, California | Photo by Robert Morales of Pomona, California

Laughlin, Nevada

By Scott Miller, Buena Park, California

Laughlin, Nevada | Photo by Scott Miller of Buena Park, California

Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, Pismo Beach, California

By Nic Stover, San Luis Obispo, California

Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area, Pismo Beach, California | Photo by Nic Stover of San Luis Obispo, California

Owens Lake, California

By Paul Granese, Los Angeles

Owens Lake, California | Photo by Paul Granese of Los Angeles

Corona Del Mar, California

By Nicholas Litwin, La Verne, California

Corona Del Mar, California | Photo by Nicholas Litwin of La Verne, California

Sedona, Arizona

By Koustav Maity, San Diego

Sedona, Arizona | Photo by Koustav Maity of San Diego

Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park

By Gerald Fleury, Torrance, California

Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming | Photo by Gerald Fleury of Torrance, California

Tamolitch Blue Pool, Oregon

By Alicia Ly, Long Beach, California

Tamolitch Blue Pool, Oregon | Photo by Alicia Ly of Long Beach, California

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

By Drew Aveling, Burbank, California

Jackson Hole, Wyoming | Photo by Drew Aveling of Burbank, California 10 of 10

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