“Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest

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Enter the 2020 “Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest

The MooseWood Nature Center invites amateur photograhers  to enter the “Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest – the competition aims to promote getting out-of-doors and exploring Michigan’s natural places. Winning photographs will be displayed at the Nature Center, on the website and may be used in print and electronic publications. 

Eligibility-

Open to the following age groups:

  • Elementary and Middle School
  • High School
  • Beyond High School

Catagories-

  • Wildlife (any native Michigan animal)
  • Florals and Macros (Michigan flowers and close-up images)
  • Upper Peninsula Landscape Scenery

Prizes-

The competition, in its very first year, offers a cash fund of $775.00. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • Best of Show: Complimenatary 2- year membership to MooseWood Nature Center and a cash prize of $100. 
  • First place winners in all categories: Complimentary 1-year membership to MooseWood Nature Center an a cash prize of $50. 
  • Second place winners in all categories: Complimentary 1-year membership to MooseWood Nature Center and a cash prize of $25. 
  • All winners, including third-place winners: Complimentary MooseWood mug.

Photographers may win in more than one category. In the event that a participant receives multiple awards, they will be given one award at the highest level received.

How to Submit-

Submissions must be sent electronically to moosewoodnc@gmail.com along with the photographers name, age category, photograph title, location, and description. Photos must be under 25 MB in size and be individually submitted. Photos with signatures, watermarks and time stamps will not be accepted.

Submission Deadline-

Deadline for all entries to the “Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest must be submitted by June 1, 2021. A panel of judges will review the entries and select the winners. The decisions of the judges are final. Winners will be announced in July 2021. Winning photographs will be displayed at the Nature Center and the website.

 

Click the link below to learn more:

2020 “Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest Rules

 

 

 

About

MooseWood Nature Center is an independent, non-profit organization supported by memberships, donations and grants. Our mission is to celebrate nature through education and action in the Upper Peninsula.

Hours

Sat & Sun 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
or by appointment

Phone: (906) 228-6250