Congratulations to the winners of our Fall 2016 photo contest, and a thank you to all who entered! We received beautiful submissions for “Making Connections” this year and can’t wait to publish the winners in our upcoming Winter 2016 issue of Detours Magazine, coming out this November.


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First Place

“Snow Fall”

Kirksville, Missouri

“It may be chilly, but it sure is beautiful.”

Josh Williams

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Second Place

“Connecting with the Past”

Chesterfield, Missouri

“This photo was taken at a vintage aircraft/auto event at Creve Coeur Airport in St. Louis County.  These events offer a rare opportunity to directly connect with the past.”

Pete Baechle

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“Love at his Fingertips”

Taken in Quebec City, Canada

“You could feel the emotion between the harpist and each pluck of the harps strings.” 

By Damian Soane

slack-spiderweb-morgan-jones-near-west-plains-mo_47Fourth Place

“Slack Spiderweb”

West Plains, Missouri

By Morgan Jones


Fluid Innocence

Fifth Place

“Fluid Innocence”

Oak Street Beach, Chicago, Illinois

“Oak Street Beach is a place where Chicagoans go every summer to just get away and relax for a bit with friends and family. Its a place where human connections happen constantly under the hot sun of summer and cool waves of Lake Michigan. In this photo you can see the tranquil connection between a little girl and the rippling pool of water beneath her toes.”

By Damian Soane