John C. Goodwin Nature Photo Contest

Note we will notify winners directly by email.

Picture This: Nature Photo Contest

Capture beautiful images forever, as you wander through the wooded acres and open meadows of the Demarest Nature Center. Then enter your print in the photo contest and perhaps bring a smile to your face again as a prize winner!

Here are the Rules of the Contest:

  1. Submit your unmounted prints (no smaller than 8″ X 8″ or larger than 8″ X 12″) to the Demarest Library. OR (NEW FOR 2021) electronically by email.  Send to [email protected]  Submit from August 1st – September 26th, 2021.
  2. Write your name, address, phone number, and age (if under 14) on the back of each picture
  3. There is no limit on the number of entries.
  4. Photos must be taken in the Demarest Nature Center.
  5. All entries become the property of the Demarest Nature Center.
  6. No more than one cash prize per person, per division, will be awarded.
  7. The winners will be announced by email.
  8. The Demarest Nature Center reserves the right to reprint your entry photo on this website or in other nature center publicity.

Two Categories:

  1. Color and Black & White Prints, Adult (14 and up)
  2. Color and Black & White Prints, Youth (under 14)


  1. Grand Prize: $75
  2. 1st Place in each category: $30
  3. 2nd Place in each category: $20
  4. 3rd Place in each category: DNC Hat

*Note we are not responsible for personal property and cannot accept portfolios.  Please only submit photos.  Thank you for your understanding.*

For additional information please email us at [email protected]

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