Ben Venue beauty

By Joyce Harman
Joyce Harman

Rappahannock County photographer Joyce Harman’s sublime panorama of the sky and the historic slave quarters at Ben Venue Farm was voted the winner of the Piedmont Environmental Council’s seventh annual PEC Photo Contest last week. Other winners in the PEC’s photo categories (Local Farms and Food, Native Plants and Wildlife, Beautiful Landscapes and Youth) include Susan Tucker, Jack Hardie and Becca Pizmoht. You can see all the winning pictures and the entries of 20 finalists in the 2016 contest  at

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