Isaac Alderfer's photo of thistles at sunset won an honorable mention in the "Virginia Wildlife" magazine photo contest. (Photo by Isaac Alderfer)
Isaac Aldefer, 12, uses his mom’s camera to get up close and personal with a flower. Alderfer won two contests with the photo of thistles and a spider web at sunset published on the Journals cover. (Photo by courtesy)
Allen, Darren and Shaphan Shank at Silver Lake. The Union Springs brothers swept the "Virginia Wildlife" contest. (Photo by courtesy)
(Photo by Allen Shank)
(Photo by Darren Shank)
(Photo by Shaphan Shank)
Twelve-year-old Isaac Aldefer’s love of photography began three years ago and he’s already an award-winning photographer.
His picture of thistles at sunset won an honorable mention in the…