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About The Contest
Our 44th Annual National Wildlife Federation Photo Contest is closed for entry. The winners could see their photo featured in an upcoming issue of National Wildlife® magazine, right next to pictures from the world’s top nature photographers.
This year's Grand Prize – a trip for two to Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, where the winner can see and photograph wild polar bears, as well as $6,000 in prizes.
Eight 1st Place winners will receive $500 each and eight 2nd Place winners will receive $250 each. See the official contest rules for more details. View the complete Contest Rules here.
This year’s contest is comprised of seven different categories:
Baby Animals
Baby Animals
Portraits and behavior of young animals of any species.
Birds
Birds
Portraits and behavior of birds.
Mammals
Mammals
Portraits and behavior of mammals.
Other Wildlife
Other Wildlife
Portraits and behavior (includes underwater life, reptiles, amphibians, insects, spiders and more).
Landscapes and Plant Life
Landscapes and Plant Life
Scenic views and native plants in wild settings.
Backyard Habitat
Backyard Habitat
Wild creatures, native plants and natural settings in your yard.
Connecting People and Nature
Connecting People and Nature
People enjoying the outdoors.
Youth Division
Youth Division
For photographers ages 13 to 17.
The 2014 winners will be announced on www.nwf.org/PhotoZone in November. Visit PhotoZone anytime for articles, nature photography tips, and more contest info like the 2014 Honorable Mentions!
View the complete Contest Rules here.
Read the Contest FAQs here.
Learn what the judges are looking for here.