Aspen Photo Challenge winner is Zach Maraziti |

Aspen Photo Challenge winner is Zach Maraziti

Staff report

The inaugural Aspen Photo Challenge, presented by Aspen Chamber Resort Association Destination Marketing with media partner Outside Magazine, concluded this week with the crowd favorite category awarded to Zach Maraziti.

Ten local photographers competed in three different categories and had the chance of winning six different prizes. After the weeklong challenge concluded, fans had the chance at nominating their favorite Aspen photographer via the Crowd Favorite category. Maraziti will be awarded $1,500 in prize money for winning the category.

Participating photographers included Keala Asher, Seth Beckton, Dirk Braun, David Clifford, Jordan Curet, Ross Daniels, Jason Dewey, Jesse Hoffman, Zach Maraziti and Jeremy Swanson.

For behind-the-scenes coverage of Aspen Photo Challenge, check out the Aspen Chamber Resort Association on social media: and @AspenCO on Instagram and Twitter, and via hashtag #AspenPhotoChallenge.

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