A SERVICE OF THE OUTDOOR WIRE DIGITAL NETWORK
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2018
Winning entries will be published in Audubon magazine and displayed within the Nature’s Best Photography Exhibition at the Smithsonian for one year.
Judges include birding legend Kenn Kaufman and 2015 Grand Prize winner Melissa Groo, as well as Allen Murabayashi, chairman and cofounder of PhotoShelter. Winning photographs will be published in Audubonmagazine and Nature’s Best Photography magazine, and they will also be displayed within the 2018 Nature’s Best Photography Exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. More information on the contest, prizes, and submission guidelines can be at audubon.org/photoawards.
January 8 – April 9, 2018.
How to Enter:
Judges will score eligible photographs using the following criteria: a) Technical Quality (30 percent); b) Originality (30 percent); and c) Artistic Merit (40 percent). Judges include:
Contest begins 1/8/18 and ends 4/9/18. Must be at least 13 years of age and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, or Canada (excluding Quebec) to enter. Entrants under the age of majority must get permission from their parent or legal guardian to enter. Subject to Official Rules, which will be posted 1/8/2018. Void where prohibited.
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