Brevard, NC (April 1, 2014) – Connestee Falls Property Owners Association (CFPOA) has announced the winners of its Winter 2014 resident photo contest. The CFPOA runs quarterly resident photography contests where residents can enter pictures taken from around the 3,800-acre property.

“I continue to be amazed at what great photographers our residents are,” said CFPOA General Manager Jim Lorah.  “Each quarter our team looks forward to seeing what is always another batch of fantastic images from Connestee Falls, and it’s a real pleasure to be able to promote their work on our website.”

The Fall 2014 competition had 40 photographs entered.  The five winning entries, selected by independent judging, include photographs of the property, residents on an inaugural hike of a recently completed addition to the extensive trail system that covers over 13 miles, picturesque views of the mountains and a stunning shot of Carson Creek waterfall.  The winning photographs are posted on the Connestee Falls Blog at The blog also has a Connestee Photo Album with many more resident photos in a flipbook viewer. 

The winners included: Joellen Lee for photo MountainValley Fog; Laura Winzeler for photo Driveway Dawg; Ed Guttery for photo Lake Atagahi in Fall; Phil Szczepanski for photo Inaugural Carson Creek Trail Hike and Greer Gunby for photo Carson Creek.

All of the photographs used on the community website at are taken by Connestee Falls residents.

Connestee Falls is an approximately 3,800 acre gated master planned community where half the land set is aside in conservation and nature areas with amenities including four lakes, championship golf, a clubhouse, parks and hiking trails. The community’s Welcome Center is located at 5500 Greenville Highway, Brevard, NC 28712. More information is available at (800) 537-2001.

Photo Captions:

Lake Atagahi Fall by Ed Guttery.tif
Connestee Falls resident Ed Guttery captured the beauty of fall leaf color over Lake Atagahi in Connestee Falls.

Carson Creek by Greer Gunby.tif
Connestee Falls resident Greer Gunby took this photograph of the small but powerful falls on Carson Creek in Connestee Falls.

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