See winning photos online & at Jamestown Audubon

winning nature photo Jamestown Audubon 2013 by James Day
“Moose in the Aspens” by James Day

Prints of the winning photographs in the 2013 Jamestown Audubon Nature Photography Contest will be on display  during the Monarch Butterfly Festival to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Saturday, Aug. 31  at the Audubon Center and Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Rd., Jamestown, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown and Warren, PA.

The winning images as well as the finalists’ images can be seen online.

The winning photo in the Adult Wildlife category, seen above, is “Moose in the Aspens,” taken by James Day of Griffin, GA.

In the Adult Division, 124 photographers submitted 272 photos. Adult photographers came from 25 states in the United States and 10 foreign countries. Twenty-nine youth photographers from 14 different states and two foreign countries made 80 submissions.

All winners receive $100 plus $50 in photo finishing.

Other winners are:

Adult Landscape: Alan Sloyer (Roslyn, NY) “Chinese fishing nets – Kochi, India”

Adult Plants: Ricardo Gilson (Meadville, PA) “Hepatica”

Youth Landscape: Alan Wei (Setauket, NY), “Old Growth”

Youth Plants: Jaymes Dempsey (Ann Arbor, MI), “Coming Autumn”

Youth Wildlife: Jenna Van Kley (Powell, OH), “Double-crested Cormorant”

Proceeds from the contest support Audubon’s environmental education programs.


There’s still time to enter Botanical Gardens photo contest

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will accept entries in its digital photo contest for amateurs until Dec. 31.

The categories are:

  • Portrait – Photos of friends and family enjoying the Botanical Gardens
  • Plants – Plants that rock your world
  • Perspective – Capture your perspective of the Botanical Gardens’ historic architecture

For Botanical Gardens members, the first entry is free and each additional entry is $6. For non-members, each entry is $8.

See all the rules and get an entry form.


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