If you like gardening, you might like taking photos of gardens and nature.
And if you’ve got some lovely shots, why not enter them into a photo contest?
The deadline for the Jamestown Audubon contest is coming up quickly– June 30– but you have until Dec. 31 to get shots for the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens contest.
Jamestown Audubon Society
Anyone from beginners and professionals can enter their images in the fourth annual Nature Photography Contest held by the Jamestown Audubon Society.
The deadline for this competition is June 30.
Prizes will be awarded in three categories and two divisions.
The Youth Division is for ages 8-18 or still in high school; Adult is 18 and over or post-high school.
Youth and Adult winners in the categories of Landscapes, Plants and Wildlife will all receive a $100 cash prize.
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
Amateur photographers only can participate in the 2014 Digital Photo Contest at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. There will be categories for adults (age 18+) teens (ages 12-17) and youth (under 12).
The deadline is Dec. 31.
Photos must be taken at the Botanical Gardens (inside or outside) from Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2014.
All photos will be considered for President’s Pick Award and will be considered for the cover of the Botanical Gardens’ newsletter.
Photos submitted in each age range will be also considered for the following awards:
- Best Use of Shadows and Light
- Most Unusual Vantage Point
- Best Use of Color
- Most Artistic
- Best Use of Macro Photography/Extreme Close-Up
For Botanical Gardens members, the first entry is free and each additional entry is $6. For non-members, each entry is $8.
See more details here.