Photography Contest

2021 Waterman Center #NatureNOW Photo Contest

Deadline |

CLOSED

Theme |

Several Categories

Territory |

Worldwide

Eligibility |

Open to all

Entry Fees |

Between $6 and $25

Prizes |

Cash Prize
Welcome to the Waterman Conservation Education Center photo contest. We are excited to be back in 2021 celebrating our natural world through your images! New this year, we will be producing a calendar featuring winning images. View full details below for contest submission and sponsorship details.

Image Categories
-Plantlife and landscape - images can be of any scale from macro to landscape to astronomic images
-Wildlife - images must feature one or more mammals, reptiles or amphibians - macro, micro or otherwise
-Birdlife - images must feature one or more birds
-People in Nature - people out hiking or otherwise enjoying nature.
-Waterman Properties - any nature image produced from one of our six nature reserves:
-Apalachin Marsh
-Brick Pond
-Hilton Road Interpretive Center and Trails
-IBM Glen
-Hiawatha Island
-Pettus Hill Preserve

Except for the Waterman Properties category, images can be photographed anywhere in the world, and beyond!

Prizes:
Prizes will be divided amongst the winners and include:
-Cash Prizes of $200 for grand prize winner, $50 for each adult category winner. Youth will receive cash equivalent gift cards for $50 for first place and $25 for 2nd and 3rd
-Red River Paper gift cards totaling $200
-One two-hour one-on-one photography workshop with Teri Franzen of Teri Franzen Photography, tailorable by the winner. Instruction can include a field shoot, basic t-advanced exposure techniques, beginner t-advanced post-processing in Lightroom/Photoshop, portfolio reviews, etc.
-One full-day one-on-one photography workshop with Bill Baburchak of Long Creek Photography, tailorable by the winner. Instruction can include a field shoot, basic t-advanced exposure techniques, post-processing, etc.
-Kingston Technology 64 GB USB memory stick donated from Unicorn Electronics will be awarded one each t-youth first, second and third place winners
-Each of the photographers with images featured in the calendar will receive a free 2022 calendar.