The 15th Annual Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest runs now through Aug. 31, 2018. Winners will be featured in the department’s 2019 wall calendar and published in the winter 2019 edition of the magazine. Enter now—online or by mail—for your chance to win cash, state parks passports and other terrific prizes!
Photographers, professional or amateur, are welcome to submit photos highlighting Maryland’s natural beauty to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources online or by mail through Aug. 31, 2018. Entries can include images featuring birds, fauna, flora, insects, natural phenomena, outdoor recreation, scenic landscapes, weather or wildlife.
Photographers may enter photos featuring Birds, Insects, Flora, Recreation, Scenic Landscapes, Weather & Wonder, and/or Wildlife. Judges will select first, second and third place winners by season. (See Prizes section for more details.)
There will also be a “Fan Favorite” selected by popular vote on Facebook. The photo with the most “likes” will also be printed in the calendar and magazine.
Winning photos will be posted online, featured in an issue of the Maryland Natural Resource magazine and placed in a 2019 wall calendar. The grand prize winner will be awarded $500, a one-year Maryland State Park and Trail Passport and other prizes.
Photographers may submit up to three entries for $10 with additional unlimited entries at $3 each. All photos must be original and unpublished to be considered.