Nature Photography Contest

Photographers of all ages, the Friends of Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge Complex is holding a nature photography contest. The contest includes two age classes, 16 and under and 17 and over. Photos may be taken with phone cameras and DSLR cameras (including cameras with digiscopes). Entries include photos of landscapes, plants, and wildlife. Photos must have been taken in Florida between February 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021 (Deadline to Enter).

Prizes for Each Category

First Place $100
Second Place $50
Honorable Mention $25

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  • Alabama
  • Alaska
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  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
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  • Iowa
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  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
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  • West Virginia
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Contest Rules
    NOTE: There is a $10 Entry Fee for each submission.
  • Photos must have been taken in Florida within the last year, February 2020 – April 2021.
  • Entries must be of Florida landscapes, plants, or wildlife, or taken at a National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.
  • All photos must comply with the North American Nature Photography Association’s Ethical Nature Photography Standards.
  • You are the sole and exclusive author and owner of the photograph and all rights to it.
  • Your entry(ies) may be posted online on the website hosted and managed by the Friends of the Crystal River NWR Complex.
  • Photos submitted may be used by the Friends of the Crystal River NWR for marketing and educational purposes. By submitting photos to Friends of the Crystal River NWR Complex, you grant the Friends of the Crystal River NWR a royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and publicly perform the photographs you submitted and the right to use your name, city, state, and camera settings for photos submitted in promotion and other publicity.
  • Entries must not have won an award in another contest or have been sold for publication.
  • You are able to submit one photograph for each category, and are allowed to submit to all four categories, if you wish. Each submission requires a new form to be completed, and a new entry fee paid.
  • The Friends of the Crystal River NWR Complex reserves the right to resize images.
  • All judging and ranking decisions by the Friends group are final.
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