Lakeway Photo Festival

2023 Photo Festival Contest Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2023 Lakeway Photo Festival Contest! 

The Lakeway Arts Committee put on another fantastic contest this year, receiving 164 submissions from 54 talented local photographers. The categories this year included Artistic, Community, Nature/Greenery, Nature/Sky, Pets, Wildlife/Birds and Wildlife/Critters. The awards reception was held on Sunday, June 11 at the Lakeway Activity Center. The winners and honorable mentions will be on display at the Lakeway City Hall Art Gallery from July 1-August 31, 2023, with an opening reception taking place on July 17, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. Congratulations to the following winners, and to see all of the wonderful winning submissions and honorable mentions, please CLICK HERE


  • Artistic: Madeline Martin for "Raindrop Kisses"
  • Community: John McKallip for "Flag Duty"
  • Nature/Greenery: Bill Galloway for "Fall, Hurst Creek"
  • Nature/Sky: Karryl Turney for "Sky Burst"
  • Nature/Water: Kim Ortiz for "Lakewaii Waterfall"
  • Pets: William Hawkins for "Luke"
  • Wildlife/Birds: Keith Everill for "Carolina Wren"
  • Wildlife/Critters: Randall Davis for "Does and Fawns"

CLICK HERE to see images from the 2023 winning entries and honorable mentions. 

2022 Photo Festival Winners

Artistic Category: William Hawkins, The Mushroom House

Community Category: Joseph Stallone, Early Morning Ski Trip on Lake Travis 

Foodie Category: Lane Dent, Baked with Care


Nature Category: Ryan Korsgard, Lake Daze 

Pets Category: Alyson Stringer, Like Honey Against the Gray

Wildlife Category: Randall Davis, Coyote 

2021 Photo Festival Winners

Nature Category: Bill Galloway, Fall Along Hamilton Creek

Nature Category Honorable Mention: Bill Galloway, Lakeway Pioneer WinterNature-HonorableMention-1024x731

Wildlife Category: Keith Everill, Female Ruby Throated HummingbirdWildlife-Winner-1024x731

Wildlife Category Honorable Mention: Bill Galloway, Egret TakeoffWildlife-HonorableMention

Artistic Category: Randall Davis, Fishing in the FogArtistic-Winner-1024x683

Artistic Category Honorable Mention: Randall Davis, Malabar OverlookArtistic-HonorableMention-1024x683

Community Category: Joe Bain, Lakeway SnowCommunity-Winner-1024x682

Community Category Honorable Mention: Gayle Leonard, Chalk Your Walk Artist

Student Category: Chloe Storm, Explosion of ColorStudent-Winner

Student Category Honorable Mention: Aanchal Narayan, A Glimpse of HoliStudent-HonorableMention-1024x683

2019 Photo Festival Winners

Grand Prize: Joe Bain, Hurst CreekHurst Creel - cr

Nature Category: Bill Galloway, Meditation Bench by City Park Wildflower MeadowBill Galloway's photo of a bench in the middle of a field of wildflowers by the lake.

Youth Category: Halle Gray, Kayaking on the LakeCity Park Kayaking