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The people voted and now the winners of the 2021 IBEW Photo Contest have been declared!

David Schwegmann, a 30-year member of IBEW Local 212 in Cincinnati, Ohio, won 1st place in the voters’ poll for his photograph of lineman Ryan Robles working high up on a decommissioned coal-fired power station across the Kentucky River in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. 2nd place went to last year’s winner, Brad Masse of Local 258 of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and 3rd went to Paul Salgado of Local 47 in Diamond Bar, California. The honorable mentions were Michael Ranweiler of Local 48 in Portland, Oregon, and Michael A. Paras Jr. of Local 24 in Baltimore, Maryland. The winning photographs capture the power, diversity, and beauty in the work IBEW members do every day across North America.

The next IBEW Photo Contest is already open to new entries from union members. Click here for the official rules.