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2nd Annual Yellowstone Forever Photo Contest

Posted On
Sep 07, 2016
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Nature’s Best Photography and the Yellowstone Park Foundation are accepting submissions for the 2nd Annual Yellowstone Forever Photo Contest.

The contest is open to all photographer—professional, amateur and youth—and all photos should be submitted by September 12 for consideration.

According to the competition’s web page, all photos submitted must fit into one of two categories:

Landscapes: “Dramatic waterfalls, erupting geysers, expansive mountain views, and the many thermal features of Yellowstone. Plant life (flowers, trees, and other flora) close-ups, wide-open vistas, storms, sunrises, and sunsets.”

Wildlife: “Wild animals (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, etc.) including portraits, behavior, predation, and adults with young. *Note: Photos of captive animals ARE NOT accepted.”

To enter, contestants must pay a fee per entry (one entry equals 20 photos), and individuals may submit multiple entries.

The competition is separated into three categories. Each category has a different entry fee associated with it.

Professional: $25 entrance fee

Amateur: $25 entry fee

Youth: $10 entry fee

The winning photos from each category will win a monetary reward, and their photos will be featured in the cover story of the Spring/Summer edition of Nature’s Best Photography Magazine.

Monetary awards per division include:

Professional: 1st place receives $1,000. 2nd place receives $500.

Amatuer: 1st place receives $1,000. 2nd place receives $500.

Youth: 1st place receives $500. 2nd place receives $250.

To submit your photos, you must create an account by clicking, which can be done by clicking here.

To see some of the top photos from the 1st Annual Yellowstone Forever Photo Contest, watch the video below:

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