探花精选 Photography Awards

You鈥檙e wild about birds and your camera.

Now combine your passions by entering the 2024 探花精选 Photography Awards. This year a new Birds in Landscapes prize creates an additional opportunity for your images to shine! You could win a cash prize or, if you鈥檙e our Youth winner, a special trip that will help you become an even better birder or bird photographer. Winning photos and videos will be published in future issues of 探花精选 magazine and on audubon.org.

Entry Period (The contest is now closed)听

The contest's entry period runs from January 10, 2024 to February 28, 2024. The deadline for entries on February 28 is 12 p.m. (noon) EST; 11 a.m. CST; 10 a.m. MST; and 9 a.m. PST.

Judges听

Amateur, Professional, Youth, Grand, Plants for Birds, Fisher, and Birds in Landscapes Prizes:

  • Sabine Meyer, photography director, 探花精选
  • Lucas Bustamante, environmental photojournalist and biologist
  • Preeti Desai, senior director of social media & storytelling, 探花精选
  • Daniel Dietrich, wildlife photographer, filmmaker, and cinematographer听
  • Morgan Heim, conservation photographer, filmmaker and adventurer
  • Noppadol Paothong, nature/conservation photographer
  • John Rowden, conservation consultant and native plants expert听

Video Prize:

  • Mike Fernandez, video producer, 探花精选
  • Rina Miele, wildlife photographer and videographer
  • Mick Thompson, wildlife photographer and videographer

Female Bird Prize:

  • Alyssa Bueno, wildlife photographer, Feminist Bird Club
  • Founders of the Galbatross Project: Brooke Bateman, Stephanie Beilke, Martha Harbison, Joanna Wu

Prizes

  • Cash prizes up to $5,000!
  • Special Youth prize: Six days at winner鈥檚 choice of one (1) Hog Island 探花精选 Camp for Teens during the 2024听season. If winner will be age 18 at the time of the camp, they may choose the Costa Rica Teen Camp or another Hog Island 探花精选 Camp session for which they are eligible.

No purchase necessary. Contest begins 1/10/24 and ends 2/28/24. Must be at least 13 years of age and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, or Canada (excluding Quebec) to enter. Entrants under the age of majority must get permission from their parent or legal guardian to enter. Subject to Official Rules, which will be posted 1/10/24. Void where prohibited.

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