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41st Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest
We are looking for striking images of nature on land, in the air and beneath the water’s surface from anywhere in the world. These images may show animal behavior, portraits of wildlife in natural habitat, plant life, natural landscapes, or people interacting with nature.
1. NEW! Baby Animals—Portraits and Behavior of Young Animals of Any Species
2. Backyard Habitats—Wild Creatures, Native Plants and Natural Settings in Your Yard
3. Birds—Portraits and Behavior
4. Connecting People and Nature—People Enjoying the Outdoors
5. Landscapes and Plant Life—Scenic Views and Native Plants inWild Settings
6. Mammals—Portraits and Behavior
7. Other Wildlife—Portraits and Behavior (includes underwater life, reptiles, amphibians, insects,
spiders and more)
Contest Prize & TERMS
First Place—one for each category in both Pro and Amateur divisions and one in Youth Division (15 total): Apple iPad (value: $499 each)
Second Place—one for each category in both Pro and Amateur divisions and one in Youth Division (15 total): Apple iPod touch (value: $229 each)
Honorable Mentions (75 total) NWF 2012 calendar (value: $15.99 each)
Winners will appear in National Wildlife magazine alongside the world’s top nature photographers ELIGIBILITY: All photographers worldwide / 13+ Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Entrants retain ownership USAGE RIGHTS: Your entry to the contest constitutes your agreement to allow your entered photographs— and your name, occupation, city, state and country of residence—to be published as winners or finalists in National Wildlife magazine and on the NWF website, and used for promotions of the NWPC including, but not limited to,
publications by NWF and other organizations, exhibitions, a photo contest calendar, a compilation book or electronic collection of photographs, online photo features and contests, social media platforms, web pages and emails providing NWPC information, updates, rules and photography tips.
Entrants also agree to the use of their entered photos in the magazine’s online Photo of theWeek and Caption Contest features. If entrants opt in to share their photos, entrants agree to have their first name and last initial visible with their images online, along with the subject, location and story.
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