Audubon’s “Birds in Focus” Contests Deadline is September 7!

Photography | September 2nd 2010

Got bird photos? If you’re an avid bird photographer – pro or amateur – you should check out the annual Audubon “Birds in Focus” competition. Notice that the deadline is September 7th, so no procrastinating! Prizes include all-expenses-paid trips for two to some very exotic locales!
"Birds in Focus" ContestsPhoto By Rob Palmer
Photo Copyright Rob Palmer.


Audubon “Birds in Focus” competition is co-sponsored by Nature’s Best Magazine, a leading nature magazine that features some of the best nature photography you’ll ever see.
If you’re a bird photographer and you haven’t already entered this year’s Audubon contest then now is the time: the contest closes on September 7th. One interesting footnote to make is that the fee you pay for applying online is waived if enter the competition by mailing your prints. Read the info to see which option works best for you–but keep the deadline in mind.

Here’s the info, direct from the contest site:

Each participant can submit up to 10 photos, so you have 10 chances to win. Your winning entry will appear in the January-February 2011 issue of Audubon and in Nature’s Best Photography.

Deadline: September 7, 2010

Categories:
Professional (18 or older who has earned $5,000 or more in the past year)
Amateur (18 or older who has earned $0 – $4,999 in the past year)
Youth (13 to 17 years old as of May 15, 2010)

Two ways to enter:
1. Submit your digital photographs online and pay a fee: CLICK HERE
2. Mail paper prints for free: CLICK HERE

Contest begins 05/15/10 and ends 09/07/10. Must be at least 13 years of age and a legal resident of the U.S. or Canada (excluding Quebec) to enter. Entrants under the age of majority must get permission from their parent or legal guardian to enter the Contest and provide payment information. See Official Rules for complete details and how to enter without paying the entry fee. Void where prohibited.


Text by photographer and best selling author Jeff Wignall. Jeff has an upcoming book aboutdigital photography basics, find out more about him and his work here.



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