Welcome to the Photo Contest Page. The 2017 contest is finally open! Please read the Photo Contest Rules and Information Page

Albany ADK Members Annual Photo Contest The Albany Chapter of ADK presents the Albany ADK Members Annual Photo Contest. Some of the most beautiful images of our natural world are captured through the camera lenses of Albany ADK members.

Only current Albany Chapter Members are eligible to enter the contest. Prizes will be presented at the Annual Banquet on May 6, 2017.

You do not need to be present to receive your award. The deadline for submission of photos is April 14, 2017. Photos being submitted must be taken in the Northeast. We want ADK members to be able to visit and enjoy the general areas where the photos were taken. Some of the most dramatic and inspirational moments from nature can be captured in the Adirondacks, the Catskills, nature preserves, and other wilderness areas of the Northeastern states

For the contest, we invite you to submit up to 12 photos, up to 3 photo's from each of the following four categories:
  1. Scenic Nature
  2. People Outdoors
  3. Wildlife
  4. Wildflowers/Fungi


There will be three winners in each of the four categories (a total of 12 prizes altogether).Each winner will receive one of the following prizes:
  • 1st Place: $50
  • 2nd Place: $25 gift certificate
  • 3rd Place $15 gift certificate

To submit your photos to the contest, please send an e-mail with your photo attached to the e-mail address corresponding to the desired category with the subject line "photo contest". Be sure to include your name and a way to contact you in the e-mail body.

Please use the following convention when submitting your photograph:
  • Name your photo Lastname_#.jpg where # corresponds to the number of your submission (valued from 1 to 12).
  • Please use jpeg (jpg) file format.
  • Please limit the file size to 5 megabytes.

E-mail addresses for contest categories

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