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Wildlife

Outdoor Photographer's 2020 Wildlife Photo Contest

Wildlife photography is one of the most challenging—and rewarding—subjects to explore with your camera. From intimate interactions to majestic migrations, it inspires us both technically and creatively to capture meaningful images that tell the stories of animal life in wild places.

Now in its second year, Outdoor Photographer’s 2020 Wildlife Photo Contest is your opportunity to share your most unique, successful images of wildlife for a chance to have your work recognized and win other great prizes.

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.

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Outdoor Photographer's 2020 Wildlife Photo Contest

Wildlife photography is one of the most challenging—and rewarding—subjects to explore with your camera. From intimate interactions to majestic migrations, it inspires us both technically and creatively to capture meaningful images that tell the stories of animal life in wild places.

Now in its second year, Outdoor Photographer’s 2020 Wildlife Photo Contest is your opportunity to share your most unique, successful images of wildlife for a chance to have your work recognized and win other great prizes.

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

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.

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 2019

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.

4th Annual The Great Outdoors

See the Winners, view the Finalists and check out the complete gallery of the 4th Annual Great Outdoors contest.

1st Annual Great Outdoors Photo Contest

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

The American Landscape 2013

See the Winners and view the Finalists of Outdoor Photographer's 2013 American Landscape photo contest.

The American Landscape 2016

The 5th Annual American Landscape Photo Contest celebrates the beauty of our country’s natural spaces.

3rd Annual YFP Photo Contest

See the Winners, view the Finalists and check out the complete gallery of the 3rd Annual Your Favorite Places.

The American Landscape 2014

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

3rd Annual Nature’s Colors

See the Winners, view the Finalists and check out the complete gallery of the 3rd Annual Nature's Colors contest.

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