| A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words...and maybe a little Cash|
|Attention Photographers: The 2023 Outdoor and Nature Photography Contest is open for entries! The Pascagoula River Audubon Center is looking forward to some excellent photography as usual.|
The Pascagoula River Audubon Center (PRAC) will be accepting photo entries between March 1 and March 31, 2023. Photographers may submit up to 5 photos with an entry fee of $5 per photo. Photography that depicts the local area is preferred; however, the contest is open any photography.
This year a few things regarding the contest have changed; however, the basics of the contest will remain the same. All finalists will have their photographs on display in the PRAC River Room Photography Exhibit from May 20 until June 30.
There will be three (3) photo categories this year
Wildlife: i.e., Wild Animals - Birds, Fish, Insects and Critters, etc.
Nature: i.e., Vegetation - Plants, Flowers, Trees, Leaves, etc.
Landscape: i.e., Natural Scenery - Marsh, Coastline, Rivers, Weather, Sunrise, etc.
Eligibility: The Exhibition is open to all residents of the United States ages 5 and older. Entrants must submit a digital link via email of up to five (5) Photographs depicting wildlife or nature components on, in, or around Mississippi. Photographs must depict a nature or outdoor theme. Topics may include but are not limited to birds, other animals, spring migration, working on the river, new life, vegetation, and weather. We prefer photos taken recently.
Any form of photographic manipulation that alters the original intent of the image is not permitted. Standard optimization of images (cropping, elimination of dust spots, minor adjustments to color, contrast and sharpening) is allowed. The removal, or manipulation, of colors contained within the original image to enable the production of monochrome images is permitted.
How to Enter: To submit photographs, email a completed Entrance Form and your digital photographs to email@example.com. No hard copies will be accepted.