2023 Photo Contest Winners
We're so excited to announce the winners of this year's Young Birder and Legacy Photo Contests!
Young Birders Contest:
First Place - Joshua Rubin "Into the Blue"
Second Place - Margaret Fykes "Refresher"
First Place - Robert Gloeckner "Tucked In"
Second Place - Tim Barker "Barred Owl at Sunset"
Third Place - Ed Hughes "Purple Gallinule Balancing on a Stem"
People's Choice - Ellen Stip - "Yellow Rumped Warbler"
Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who participated! As always, there were so many wonderful images. Thank you to our judges and Lisa Langell for presenting the winners and to Mason Mullally for capturing the video!
2023 YOUNG BIRDERS PHOTO CONTEST
$300 Hunt's Photo & Video Gift Card
$200 Hunt's Photo & Video Gift Card
$100 Hunt's Photo & Video Gift Card
2023 YOUNG BIRDERS PHOTO CONTEST
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: MIDNIGHT, TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2023 (EST).
CONTEST RULES & GUIDELINES
Who can enter?
Anyone 17 or under (at the time the photo was taken) may enter, with a parent’s or guardian’s permission.
What kind of photos can be entered?
Submit your best original bird, wildlife or nature photographs. Images must be taken in Florida by the person submitting between April 18, 2022 and April 18, 2023. Submissions should not have been previously published nor have been any level of winner in a previous photo contest. Images shared on social media are okay.
How are photos entered?
Select your original nature photograph and size it properly – at least 3000 pixels (or 10" at 300 pixels/inch) tall or wide, in jpg format and rgb or srgb color space. We accept black and white and color images. The filename for each image must include the photographer’s name. Do not embed frames, embellishments, watermarks, logos or your name to the images, they will be disqualified.
How much does it cost?
There is a $10 entry fee for the first two (2) entries. Each additional entry costs $5. No more than 5 images may be submitted.
Where will the winning photos be displayed?
Images will be shared after the contest deadline on Florida's Birding & Photo Fest Facebook page.
Contest winners will be announced at the close of our Friday Keynote Reception on April 21st.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: MIDNIGHT, TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2023 (ET).
PHOTO CONTEST QUESTIONS? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 2023 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.
2022 Young Birders 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 over 20 entries in the Young Birders Contest. It's always a joy to see the results of your passion and talent for nature photography and we appreciate your participation!
Young Birders Contest Winners:
1st Place - Caleb Hoover - Kerfuffle
2nd Place - Joshua Rubin - Food Fight!
3rd Place - Margaret Fykes - Is this too big?
Thank you to everyone for helping us inspire the next generation of photographers!
Big Thanks also go out to Sigma Corporation of America and Hunt's Photo and Video
for sponsoring this year's contests!
2021 Young Birders Photo Contest Winners
1st Place - Mossy Abode - Caleb Hoover
2nd Place - Double Catch - Emma Campanellie
3rd Place - Stone Eyed Gator - Joshua Rubin