Our Nature Photo Contests, held in conjunction with our annual Nature Festivals, showcase the best of nature through the eyes of our community friends and their cameras.
To see all the entries including the winners of past contests, please visit our Chapter’s picasa website and view the Photo Contest Albums. While you are there, look at our other albums as well.
Our Fourth Annual Nature Festival Photo Contest has been judged, with awards given on April 13, 2013.
There were three divisions based on your age as of March 29, 2013: Adult age 18 and over, Teen age 12 through 17, and Child under age 12. There were also five different categories for you to enter one photo in each one, for your age division. There was a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner for each category in each age division, and one Best of Show for each age division across all categories.
1. People in Nature – a person or persons interacting in a natural setting or with nature in some way.
2. Wildlife – wild animal life where mammals, insects, aquatic life, birds or reptiles are the focus of the photo.
3. Landscape/Scenery – where natural landscapes, wildscapes, seascapes, skyscapes or underwater scenes are the focus of the photo.
4. Plants/Flora – any photo that focuses on plants or flower/plant structure, and not on a scene or landscape.
5. Funny Nature Photo – depict any nature oriented object or scene (people, plants, animals, etc.) that has a humorous aspect.
For details on contest rules, submission guidelines, etc., please download the Contest Rules document here 2013 Nature Fest Photo Contest Rules, Criteria, Entry Form.
To see this years and all previous years entries including the winners, please visit our Chapter’s picasa photo website and view the album “Nature Festival Photo Contest 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 etc”. While you are there, look at our other albums as well.
For the final list of this year’s 2013 Entries and Awards given, download Photo contest results 2013
For the final list of last year’s 2012 Entries and Awards given, download 2012 Nature Photo contest listing
To see more information about the whole Festival, go to Nature Festival.