Category Archives: Photo Contest

Pick a July Facebook Favorite

Each month, as part of our Photo Contest, we select 5 images from the previous month’s entries for you to pick as your favorite on Facebook. All you need to do is click an image and “like” it. Not on Facebook? Tell us your favorite in the comments below

© Amy Severino

© Amy Severino

© Alan Nelson

© John Martello

© John Martello

© Yingna Cai

© Yingna Cai

© Michael Rossacci

© Michael Rossacci

Take 5: Pick a June Facebook Favorite

Each month, as part of our Photo Contest, we select 5 images from the previous month’s entries for you to pick as your favorite on Facebook. All you need to do is click an image and “like” it. Not on Facebook? Tell us your favorite in the comments below.

© Criss Nickoloff

© Dan Smith

© David Morris

© Jeffrey Bourgeois

© Joe Howell

Have a great shot of your own? The contest runs through September 30. For rules and how to enter, visit massaudubon.org/picturethis.

Enter the 2017 Photo Contest

Mass Audubon’s 2017 Photo Contest has officially begun!

2016 Grand Prize Winner: Harbor Seal Pup © Alex Shure

An underwater harbor seal pup.

A pileated woodpecker coming in for a landing.

Three boys diving into the water.

The sun setting over a marsh.

These are just a few of the photos that entranced the judges last year—and they can’t wait to see want you have in store for this year’s contest.

If you have photographs taken in Massachusetts (or at Mass Audubon’s Wildwood camp in New Hampshire) that show off everything from wildlife to scenic landscapes to people enjoying the wonders of nature, we want to see them!

The contest runs through September 30, 2017.

Every month we’ll highlight some of the entries on our Facebook page. Until then, happy snapping!Enter the contest

P.S. Please note the contest submission guidelines have changed. Find out more >

Enter the 2016 Photo Contest!

2015 Grand Prize Winner, Steve Flint

2015 Grand Prize Winner, Steve Flint

A red-tailed hawk scoping out its next meal? Yes. The one of your kid observing a monarch butterfly on milkweed? You betcha. The sun rising over a misty meadow. Of course!

If you have photographs taken in Massachusetts (or at Mass Audubon’s Wildwood camp in New Hampshire) that show off everything from wildlife to scenic landscapes to people enjoying the wonders of nature, we want to see them!

The contest runs from now through September 30, 2016. During that time, we will feature select entries on our Facebook page. Until then, happy snapping!

Enter the contest

 

 

P.S. Please note the contest submission guidelines have changed. Find out more >

Take 5: Fantastic Foxes

There are two species of fox in Massachusetts, the red fox and the gray fox. Both are secretive and wily, yet they’ve been favorite subjects of our Photo Contest photographers. Here are some of our favorite shots.

Our 2014 Photo Contest deadline has now passed, and the judges are hard at work poring over the entries. Check back in mid-November for the results!

2013 Photo Contest Entry, © Jacob Moser

2013 Photo Contest Entry, © Jacob Moser

2012 Photo Contest Entry, © Barye Hall

2012 Photo Contest Entry, © Barye Hall

2011 Photo Contest Entry, © Stephen Birtz

2011 Photo Contest Entry, © Stephen Birtz

2013 Photo Contest Entry, © Mona Johnson

2013 Photo Contest Entry, © Mona Johnson

2013 Photo Contest Entry, © Nick DiNatale

2013 Photo Contest Entry, © Nick DiNatale

Take 5: Fall Foliage

The fall color change in New England has been inspiring artists for decades. We love seeing different interpretations of the brilliant shades of reds, yellows, and oranges, including these striking photographs that highlight fall foliage in Massachusetts.

Have a great shot of your own? The deadline for the 2014 Picture This Photo Contest is September 30!

2012 Photo Contest Entry, © Ronald Reynolds

2012 Photo Contest Entry, © Ronald Reynolds

2011 Photo Contest Entry, Lee Fortier

2011 Photo Contest Entry, Lee Fortier

2011 Photo Contest Entry, © Debbie Stone

2011 Photo Contest Entry, © Debbie Stone

2012 Photo Contest Entry, © Derrick Jackson

2012 Photo Contest Entry, © Derrick Jackson

2012 Photo Contest Entry, © Art Donahue

2012 Photo Contest Entry, © Art Donahue

Take 5: Wild Portraits

It’s difficult enough to photograph a person and create a compelling portrait—but try capturing an intimate portrait of a shy wild animal. Despite the challenges, many of our immensely talented Photo Contest entrants have done just that. Here are some of our favorites.

Have a great shot of your own? There’s still time to enter the 2014 Picture This Photo Contest!

2011 Photo Contest Entry, Joseph Warfel

2011 Photo Contest Entry, Joseph Warfel

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Michael Ross

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Michael Ross

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Nathan Goshgarian

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Nathan Goshgarian

2011 Photo Contest Entry, Tina Adams

2011 Photo Contest Entry, Tina Adams

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Shawn O'Bryan

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Shawn O’Bryan

Take 5: Night Sky

We may not be able to see Northern Lights here in Massachusetts, but that doesn’t stop photographers from capturing stunning photos of the moon and night sky. Check out a few past Photo Contest entries. Have a great shot of your own? There’s still time to enter the 2014 Picture This Photo Contest!

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Mackenzie Lannon

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Mackenzie Lannon

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Sylvia Pyzocha

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Sylvia Pyzocha

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Myer Bornstein

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Myer Bornstein

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Rod Delano

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Rod Delano

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Lucy Loomis

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Lucy Loomis

Take 5: August Facebook Favorites

Over the course of our 2014 Photo Contest, we have been highlighting 5 photos from the previous month’s entries on Facebook and asking fans to select their favorite. This is just a fun way of sharing some of the amazing entries and doesn’t have to do with the official judging process.

You can pick your favorite by “liking” it on Facebook. Not a Facebook user? Let us know you top pick in the comments. And, there’s still time to enter the contest—the deadline is September 30!

Sue_Collura Lea_Fiega kim_nagy Jim_Renault Amy_PowersSmith

Take 5: Reflections

Photographers know that a reflective surface can double the beauty of a stunning subject or landscape. Here’s a selection of beautiful reflections captured by our Photo Contest participants.

Have a great shot of your own? There’s still time to enter the 2014 Picture This Photo Contest!

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Ken Lee

2012 Photo Contest Entry, Ken Lee

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Lakshmi Pradeep Chitta

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Lakshmi Pradeep Chitta

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Mike Snow

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Mike Snow

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Hardie Truesdale

2013 Photo Contest Entry, Hardie Truesdale

2011 Photo Contest Entry, Sandy Selesky

2011 Photo Contest Entry, Sandy Selesky