The Deadline for the 11th Annual Photo Contest is January 31, 2017
– Cultural/Historic (human-made structures, domestic animals)
– Youth (taken by photographers age 14 and below – any subject listed above)
In addition, a special $100 award has been given in memory of a former contest judge, John G. Mitchell, for the photograph that best promotes and supports our environment and biodiversity.
Photo credits: “Juvenile Yellow Crowned Night Heron” Hank Golet
2016 Winning photos can be viewed online: https://landtrustsphotos.shutterfly.com/
For a list of the 10th Annual winning photographers: 10th Annual Photo Contest Winners list.
The display of the 2016 winning photos is currently (August 2016) at Two Wrassling Cats Coffee House and Cafe in East Haddam.
2016 Contest award sponsors were RiverQuest/Connecticut River Expeditions ~ Ballek’s Garden Center ~ Lorensen Auto Group ~ the Oakley Wing Group at Morgan Stanley ~ Evan Griswold at Coldwell Banker ~ Essex Savings Bank ~ ChelseaGroton Bank and Alison Mitchell in honor of her late husband John G. Mitchell.
Judges for the 2016 photo contest were William Burt, a naturalist and wildlife photographer acclaimed for his beautiful books; Amy Kurtz Lansing, an accomplished art historian and curator at the Florence Griswold Museum; and Skip Broom, a respected award-winning local photographer and antique house restoration housewright.