Fall 2012 Outdoor Photography Contest Information
The Outdoor Photography Contest and
Exhibit is annually sponsored by the Outdoor Recreation Center. The
contest is open to amateur photographers.
Submissions will be accepted
beginning October 1st thru December 9th.
The Outdoor Photography Contest aims to highlight human or
naturally powered outdoor recreation. The photographs are judged by
presentation and appropriateness of category, as well as by
technical skill with the camera and visual framing of subject.
Leave No Trace principles will also be considered. The Contest
Organizers reserve the right to refuse entries that do not meet
these criteria. All photographs must be entered in a specific
The categories are as follows:
Photographs of large-scale scenes of nature as one might see while
participating in human/natural powered outdoor recreational
activities. No man-made structures.
Adventure: Photographs of people participating in
human/natural powered outdoor recreational activities.
Still-Life: Photographs of wild animals in natural
settings or close-up/isolated photographs of small-scale plants or
natural scenes in natural surroundings as one might see while
participating in outdoor recreational activities.
category includes adventure travel photographs that illustrate
cultural significance of another society. This category can also
include domestic photographs that picture wilderness settings with
historically or culturally significant structures.
Stewardship: Photographs of efforts to make
the outdoors even more special.