2018 Audubon Photography Contest

Audubon Photo Awards Winner - Deborah Albert

Audubon 2017 Photo Awards Winner - Deborah Albert

The 2018 Audubon Photography Awards, in association with Nature’s Best Photography, are now open!

Every year, the Audubon Photography Awards showcase the best in bird photography. If you love birds and photography, why not submit your best shots in either the Professional, Amateur, or Youth category. There are great prizes, and winning photos will be published in Audubon magazine and in Nature’s Best Photography magazine. Winners will also have their photos displayed in the 2018 Nature’s Best Photography Exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.

The entry deadline is April 9, 2018.

Entry fees are:

  • $15 per image from now through 11:59 am EST on April 2    <– special early bird rate!
  • $20 per image from 12:00 pm EST on April 2 through 11:59 pm EST on April 9
  • No entry fee for Youth category entries or entries submitted via mail
  • No limit to number of images submitted

Interested? You can find all the details on the Audubon Web site. And to see what the competition might look like, check out last year’s winning photos here.