The Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Rural Photo Contest, with this year’s first place prize going to Fares Alti for capturing the beauty of the fall season as witnessed on a breathtaking Inyo County backroad.  

The contest drew more than 180 entries, from amateur and professional photographers alike.  Each entry featured powerful imagery of California’s unique rural communities. 

The RCRC Rural County Photo Contest was established to promote tourism and local economic development through showcasing the beautiful landscape, scenery, activities, history, and charm of RCRC’s 37 member counties.