RAWLINS (WNE) – Submissions for the 2020 Wyoming Wildlife magazine annual photo contest are being accepted online until midnight Nov. 23. 

Winning entries will be published in the February 2021 photo issue of Wyoming Wildlife. 

“Photographers from around the world have the opportunity to showcase the unique and awe-inspiring shots they’ve taken in Wyoming,” said Tracie Binkerd, magazine editor.

In addition to a magazine feature, the grand-prize winner for the best overall photo will receive $600 and a $350 voucher for a print of their shot on metal, gallery mount or other canvas at Artizen Photo Printing. 

Prizes are also offered for first, second and third places in each of the four categories. Honorable mentions will also be recognized. Contestants can submit up to 10 photographs; the maximum size for each is 9 MB. Each must represent one of the following categories:  

• Wildlife – wild mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and insects 

• Scenic – landmarks, scenery or inanimate objects are prominent 

• Recreation – people enjoying the outdoors through hunting, fishing, hiking, backpacking, skiing or other outdoor activities 

• Flora – wildflowers, foliage, fruiting bodies or other parts of plants. 

Submissions are accepted online only. 

Photos must have been taken in Wyoming and cannot have been previously submitted to or taken on assignment for Wyoming Wildlife.

Employees of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Wyoming Game and Fish Commissioners and their immediate families are ineligible. 

For more information, complete submission guidelines and prizes, visit wgfd. wyo.gov/About-Us/Wyoming-Wildlife/ Photo-Contest-Entry. For questions, contact Patrick Owen at (307) 777-4547 or patrick.owen@wyo.gov.

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