West Michigan photographer wins National Audubon Society awards

Kent County

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A West Michigan photographer has won awards from the National Audubon Society.

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Steve Jessmore made a change in the photos he was capturing. He’s now a winner in the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards.

Jessmore received recognitions in two categories: Professional Award Winner and Professional Honorable Mention.

Jessmore’s Professional Award Winner photo featured a northern cardinal in rural Muskegon County. The Professional Honorable Mention showed a red-tailed hawk at Kensington Metropark in Milford Township.

To see more on the 2021 Audubon Photography Awards, visit the organization’s website. You can follow Jessmore’s photography on his Instagram page.

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