Skiatook resident Joshua Slezak is one of 11 contest winners of the national “Share the Experience” photo contest hosted by the National Park Foundation. More than 16,500 photos were submitted over the course of the contest, which ran from April 28 through December 31, 2016. Joshua’s winning photo was taken at Oologah Lake in northeastern Oklahoma.
The annual contest invites amateur photographers to submit their favorite views, moments and adventures showcasing the more than 500 million acres of federal lands and drawing entries from across the United States. There are over 700,000 acres of federal land in Oklahoma.