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38th Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest

The editors of National Wildlife magazine invite photographers from all levels of expertise to enter National Wildlife’s 2008 Photo Contest, its expanded 38th annual photography competition.


$18,000 in Cash Prizes
$5,000 Grand Prize
Pro, Amateur and Youth Divisions
Submit up to 20 Photos
6 Categories
One-Year NWF Membership and Subscription to National Wildlife*


Let us showcase your work! We invite you to submit your favorite nature images to our 2008 Photo Contest — our biggest photography competition in 38 years. Cash prizes totaling $18,000 plus camera equipment and other gifts will be awarded to the winners in three separate divisions: professional, amateur and youth. The grand prize winner will receive $5,000. Plus, a portfolio of award-winning entries will be published in the 2008 December/January issue of the magazine.


In return for your $15 entry fee, you will receive a one-year membership in the National Wildlife Federation, including a subscription to National Wildlife*, and you can submit as many as 20 images in any combination of the following six categories:


Mammals: Portraits and Behavior
Birds: Portraits and Behavior
Other Wildlife: Portraits and Behavior (includes underwater life, reptiles, amphibians, insects and more)
Backyard Habitat: Wild Creatures, Native Plants and Natural Settings in Your Yard
Connecting People and Nature: People Enjoying the Outdoors Landscapes and Plant Life: Scenic Views and Native Plants in Wild Settings


The deadline for all submissions: July 1, 2008. For more details about the categories, how to submit your photos and other information, read the official rules at:

* Not applicable to current members.