Who knew there were so many talented photographers in Indianapolis? You all submitted 45+ photos for our 2023 Picture of the Year contest and the votes are in.
Check out the finalists below, including the contest winner that you — our readers — voted for.
Winner: White River in Fall by Courtney W.
You can joke about the White River being dirty all you want, but it’s actually a beautiful sight when you get out on the water.
And 343 of you agree — with this photo earning 64% of the votes.
For City Editor Nicole, paddling on the White River for the first time was one of her favorite memories of 2023.
Most creative: Bird’s eye view of Indy by Fezaan K.
We love a good Indianapolis skyline photo — but this one takes it to another level with an entirely different perspective of our city.
134 of you appreciated this aerial view of the Circle City.
Best INDY-spirit: Colts Nation by Kyleigh L.
We wish the Colts were still in it this season, but this photo represents a fanbase who loves their team whether they win or lose.
59 of you are Colts fans through and through.