Beautiful images of natural wonders, taken by friend and local artist, Gene Boaz inspired others to be better stewards of our precious natural resources.  (1946 - 1999)

Gene’s extensive photographic collection of nature and its environment includes wildlife portraits and behavior of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, extensive eastern wildflowers, some western wildflowers, ferns, and trees. His landscapes from majestic panoramas to macros include Southeast's Wetlands, swamps, forests, mountains, and more. His photographs include children and Boy Scouts, Land Between The Lakes (KY-TN), Shawnee National Forest (IL), Reelfoot Lake (TN), Yellowstone NP, Wind River Range (WY).  Read More...
Contest Categories:
  • Mammals - Portraits and Behavior
  • Birds - Portraits and Behavior
  • Small World – Tight Close Up and Macro
  • Connecting People and Nature -People enjoying the LBL
  • Habitat - Landscapes and plant life from wild areas
  • Digitally Enhanced

Winners Announced! The first annual LBL Photo Contest has released all the winners. View the winning photos here.

Be watching for details of the 2009 contest soon!

Friends of LBL thanks the following for their support of the first
Land Between The Lakes Photo Contest: Honoring Gene Boaz

Photo Contest Prize Sponsors:

Marty Colburn Photography
Calvert City, KY

Hooper’s Outdoor Center
Paducah, KY

Regional Medical Center
Draffenville, KY

R. Barga and Company
Draffenville, KY

1st KY Bank
Grand Rivers, KY

Green Turtle Bay Resort
Grand Rivers, KY

Lighthouse Landing Marina and Resort
Grand Rivers, KY

Grand Rivers Tourism Commission
Grand Rivers, KY

In Kind Donors

Kentucky Lake Productions/
Murray, KY

Miracle Prints
Paducah, KY

USDA Forest Service
Golden Pond, KY

Photo Contest Supporters

Canoe Antiques
Grand Rivers, KY

Liteside Bakery & Cafe
Grand Rivers, KY

The Gallery of Murray
Murray, KY