The American Landscape

Now in its ninth year, The American Landscape is Outdoor Photographer's premier annual photo contest celebrating our country's wild places. Submit your best landscape photographs for a chance to win recognition and great prizes including publication in a future issue of Outdoor Photographer.

Past Contests

Great Outdoors 2019

From the rolling green pastures that fold under a budding sunrise to large mountains piercing the clouds in an intense storm, a simple word to describe the world we live in would be “great”. As we cap off 2019 and head into a brand new decade, we’d like to appreciate the beautiful world we live in with The Great Outdoors photography contest. Get your scenic imagery featured in Outdoor Photographer magazine and win incredible prizes provided by Tamron, SKB, Zeiss and more by entering today!

Nature’s Colors 2019

Every year, we celebrate the beauty of the natural world with our annual Nature’s Colors photo contest. From stunning landscapes to magnificent wildlife, show us how the world’s colors blend and contrast in ways that make us say “wow.” Submit your best photography showcasing nature’s colors to win incredible prizes.

Wildlife

Outdoor Photographer is proud to present the 2019 Wildlife Photo Contest. The world is filled with amazing wildlife, and photographers like you are the reason everybody can enjoy their beauty. Submit your best wildlife photography today for a chance to win outstanding prizes, such as a trip for two on a Pangolin Photo Safari to Africa (more details below)!

Outdoor Photographer is committed to ethical practices in wildlife photography. Please review our contest FAQ section and official rules regarding restrictions on eligibility of certain types of images.

The American Landscape 2019

For the past seven years, photographers have submitted their finest landscape images for consideration in Outdoor Photographer’s American Landscape Photo Contest, celebrating the beauty of our country’s natural spaces. Enter your best landscape photos today for your chance to be published in Outdoor Photographer and win other great prizes!

Nature’s Colors 2018

The outdoors are saturated with vibrant colors. Submit your best photos for a chance to win a $2,000 cash prize, a SKB Camera Case and more!

The American Landscape 2018

For the past seven years, photographers have submitted their finest landscape images for consideration in Outdoor Photographer’s American Landscape Photo Contest, celebrating the beauty of our country’s natural spaces. Enter your best landscape photos today for your chance to be published in Outdoor Photographer and win other great prizes!

9th Annual Nature’s Colors

Outdoor Photographer’s 9th Annual Nature’s Colors photo contest celebrates the colors of the natural world. Your photographs could enable you to win a new SKB Flyer Series Case—plus a $2,000 cash prize, an Olympus camera, a Yuneec Typhoon H drone, and an ExpoDisc Professional filter.

The American Landscape 2017

Now in its sixth year, The American Landscape Photo Contest is our premier annual competition, celebrating the beauty of our country’s wild places. Submit your best landscape photographs for a chance to have your work showcased in Outdoor Photographer and win other exciting prizes, including a $2,000 cash prize. Enter as often as you like!

Great Outdoors 2016

The great outdoors offer endless nature photography opportunities, from dynamic wildlife to sweeping vistas.

8th Annual Nature’s Colors

See the Winners, view the Finalists and check out the complete gallery of the 8th Annual Nature's Colors contest.

Art Of Expression Photo Contest

See the Winners & Finalists from the Art of Expression four themes and check out the Artisans video tips.

Vistas 2014 Photo Contest

See the Winners and view the Finalists of Outdoor Photographer's 2014 Vistas contest.

4th Annual Nature’s Colors

See the Winners, view the Finalists and check out the complete gallery of the 4th Annual Nature's Colors contest.

7th Annual Nature’s Colors

See the Winners, view the Finalists and check out the complete gallery of the 7th Annual Nature's Colors contest.

3rd Annual Great Outdoors

See the Winners, view the Finalists and check out the complete gallery of the 3rd Annual Great Outdoors contest.

The American Landscape 2015

See the Winners and view the Finalists of Outdoor Photographer's 2015 American Landscape contest!

2nd Annual YFP Photo Contest

See the Winners, view the Finalists and check out the complete gallery of the 2nd Annual Your Favorite Places.

3rd Annual Art Of Expression

See the Winners & Finalists from the Art of Expression four themes and check out the Artisans video tips.

Taken With Tamron Photo Contest

A 3-part journey into photography. See the Winners and check out the complete contest gallery.

World Wonders Photo Contest

See the Winners, view the Finalists and check out the complete gallery of the World Wonders contest.

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