Outdoor Alabama Announces its 2013 Photo Contest

From its wildlife to its landscape, there is no more photographic a state than Alabama. Are you a photographer with an eye for its natural beauty? If so, then show us your work. Outdoor Alabama magazine is pleased to announce its 2013 Photo Contest, with winning entries to be published in the February 2013 issue. 
 
The contest is open to any amateur photographer except employees of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) and members of their immediate families. An amateur is defined as someone who does not earn a living from photography. Photographers may enter up to 10 photos. The photos may be in the same category or spread among different categories.
 
The categories include: Youth categories ages 6-12 and 13-18, Alabama State Parks, Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians, Other Native Wildlife, Scenic/Pictorial, Nature-Based Activities, and Wild Flora. 
 
“Alabama is a photographer’s paradise,” said Kim Nix, editor of Outdoor Alabama. “Our annual photo contest encourages people to explore the outdoors with their cameras. They might be surprised by just how dynamic the state’s natural diversity is, and snap a perfect shot in the process.” 
 
Entries must be postmarked by October 31, 2012. Entry forms can be downloaded here. For more information call 800-262-3151, write to Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest, 64 N. Union St., Ste. 106, Montgomery, AL 36130, or email Kim Nix at kim.nix@dcnr.alabama.gov.
 
Click here to view winners of the 2012 photo contest.
 
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Parks, State Lands, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. To learn more about ADCNR, visit www.outdooralabama.com. 
 
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Photo: Richard Curtin’s Canada goose photo won first place in the 2012 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest bird category.