2022 Legacy Contest Winners

We're extremely pleased to announce the winners of the

2022 Florida's Birding & Photo Fest photo contests! Congratulations to all who submitted over 130 entries in the Legacy Contest. It's always a joy to see the results of your passion and talent for nature photography and we appreciate your participation!

Legacy Contest Winners:

1st Place - Marina Scarr - Barred Owlet Antics

2nd Place - Tim Barker - Black Skimmer skimming

3rd Place - Bobby Van Mierop - Mothers Love

People’s Choice - Kathy Kmonicek - Tri-color Splendor

Big Thanks also go out to Sigma Corporation of America and Hunt's Photo and Video

for sponsoring this year's contests!

 
 

People's Choice Contest Voting

We're excited to share the 2022 Legacy Photo Contest entries with you! Please take a few minutes to watch the slideshow above and vote for your favorite image by clicking the "Place your People's Choice Vote" button below.


Voting ends at midnight, 5/8/22 ET.

Stay tuned for the announcement of all the winners on May 25th!

Please note that only votes entered in the Official People's Choice ballot will count. Only one vote per person/email will be accepted.

Click the button below to Vote!

The People's Choice prize is sponsored by Hunt's Photo and Video

• For better viewing use full screen mode.

• Use the pause button to view an image longer.

• Drag the video slider to advance more quickly.

Deadline to Vote: May 8, 2022 ET

 

2022 LEGACY PHOTO CONTEST

Sponsored by

1st Place: 
$750 Sigma Gift Card

 

2nd Place:
$500 Hunt's Photo & Video Gift Card

3rd Place:
$300 Hunt's Photo & Video Gift Card

People’s Choice:
$200 Hunt's Photo & Video Gift Card

 
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2022 LEGACY PHOTO CONTEST​

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES:  MIDNIGHT, TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022 (ET).


CONTEST RULES


1. There is a $30 entry fee for the first two (2) entries, $20 for each additional entry. You may submit up to five (5) images total.

2. Images must be taken in Florida by the person submitting between April 21, 2021 and April 19, 2022. Images should not have been previously published nor have been any level of winner of any previous photo contest. Images posted on social media are acceptable.

3. Select your original nature photographs and size them properly – at least 3000 pixels or 10”@300 dpi tall or wide, in jpg, rgb or srgb format, no larger than 10 mb. We accept black and white and color images. Do not send printed images. Do not add frames, borders, logos, watermarks, signatures, names, dates, or copyright symbols to the image, they will be disqualified.

4. Allowed image adjustments include: Removal of dust/water spots, exposure adjustment, color correction, removal of minor distracting objects, and cropping.

5. PLEASE UPLOAD ALL OF YOUR ENTRIES AT THE SAME TIME via the entry button below.

6. All images will be judged on technical aspects such as exposure, composition, cropping, color, as well as content, influence and uniqueness by the professional photographers who are speakers at Florida's Birding & Photo Fest.

7. A link to our People’s Choice online voting gallery will emailed to festival participants on May 1. People's Choice voting will end May 8. Contest winners will be announced via email and on our Facebook page on May 25.

8. By submitting images to this contest, you are agreeing to allow Florida's Birding & Photo Fest to use your image with appropriate photo credits. The winning image will be the the 2023 promotional image for the festival.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES:  MIDNIGHT, TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022 (ET).


PHOTO CONTEST QUESTIONS?  Please email Stacey@FloridasBirdingAndPhotoFest.com.

 

EASY ONLINE IMAGE ENTRY & PAYMENT FORM

We’re pleased to provide an online image entry and payment form. Please follow these easy steps to enter the 2022 photo contest:
1. Read the CONTEST RULES above.
2. Prepare ALL of your images and have your payment* info handy.
3. Enter ALL of your images at the same time.
4. Click the link below to fill out the form, send us your entries, and submit your payment.
*We use PayPal which accepts most major credit cards as well as PayPal accounts.

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2021 Legacy Photo Contest Winners

1st Place - Crab Fight - Bobby Van Mierop

2nd Place - Snatching the Snail - Kim Davidson

3rd Place - Belted Kingfisher - Tim Barker

People's Choice - Tastes just like Chicken - Mohammed Mirzai

 

View The 2020 Legacy Contest Winners Below

 

2021 Legacy Photo Contest Entries