Jovan W. Gets Goofy in Hawaii, Lands in Second Place

After a long hike up a Hawaiian waterfall, you don’t expect a Wild and Wacky photo to come from the faces of the hikers. But the views were too good to contain their joy and a standard photo just wasn’t going to do for Global Discovery Vacations member Jovan W. and his family. Here’s how […]

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 Richard S.’s Son Pays Back Honeymoon with First Place Photo

Travel: The gift that keeps on giving. Members Richard and Clara S. used their Global Discovery Vacations membership to give their son a honeymoon to Ireland, only to win the $500 Shoot for the Stars grand prize (Landscape category) with the photo he took while he was there. Here’s how it all unfolded.

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 Gerald Gives a Sample of Spain’s Endless Beauty, Wins Second Place

We haven’t covered the Spain area much in the past, but luckily members Gerald and Ronda T. are here to fill us in on the Malaga province and all of its rich culture. His photo was incredible, earning second place in the Shoot for the Stars Landscape category, but so was the rest of their trip!

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 Lava Takes a Dip, Wins Joel and Stefanie P. Third Place

Hawaii has its fair share of defining landmarks, but few of them compare to the volcanic activity bubbling under Big Island’s surface. It’s through this phenomenon that Global Discovery Vacations members Joel and Stefanie P. captured this once-in-a-lifetime photo, earning third place in our Shoot for the Stars contest (Landscape category). Here’s how they got […]

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 O-H-I-O F-T-W: Andrea N. Wins Grand Prize

We appreciate the hometown pride of our members, especially when it’s the home state of our president and CEO, Tom Lyons. Global Discovery Vacations member Andrea N., who has her own photography business, brought the spirit of Ohio to Outer Banks, North Carolina, winning the Shoot for the Stars $500 grand prize (Family and Friends category). She […]

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