Images of animals, wild or captive. May include mammals, marine life, reptiles, amphibians, and pets.
Wild or captive birds.
Images of natural or cultivated flowers, plants or gardens.
Wild or captive insects, butterflies and arachnids.
Expansive views that may include seascapes, oceans, waterfalls, lakes, streams, rivers, landscapes, cloudscapes, mountains, forests, deserts, etc. Nature should be the subject of the image.
BLACK & WHITE
Black & white images of any nature subject consistent with any of the other contest categories.
Cell phone images of any nature subject consistent with any of the other contest categories. These can be shot with any mobile device.
Into the Night
Including but not limited to astrophotography, light painting, stars. Must be related to nature.
Note: It is the responsibility of the photographer to read through the category descriptions carefully and to choose the appropriate category for each image. Keep in mind that the image could fit into more than one category. The photographer’s selection will be final. Anything not meeting the criteria will be ineligible for judging.