Submissions open Friday, August 25th and close on Monday, September 25th
The 2023 photo contest finalists will be presented at First Friday Downtown at Mountain Chalet on October 6th from 5:00-9:00 pm with in-person voting for the Grand Prize Winner, drink special from the Ute at CityROCK, s'mores, and a live band!
How to Enter:
1. Submit your entries via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
All photo files must be a minimum of 300 dpi. Please indicate which category each of your entries will represent (categories listed above).
2. Donate the corresponding entry fees ($10/jpeg or 3 jpegs for $25) through RMFI's Donation page here!
(R)estoration: Protection of our public open spaces relies on the people who selflessly serve as stewards of the land, repairing damage caused by fires, floods, and heavy recreational use. Capture these wonderful people and/or projects in action!
(M)ountains: If there’s one thing we have in Colorado, it’s mountains! Showcase the beauty of the state with your best photos of Colorado’s majestic landscapes.
(F)lora/Fauna: Colorado is home to a wide variety of plant and animal species. Send us your best photos of plants and wildlife that make our landscapes so beautiful.
(I)nteraction: How do you connect with nature? Show us your best photos that capture the beauty of people interacting with the natural world around them.
**Photographers 17 years old or younger are invited to submit photos under the Youth Entry from any of the categories. (Please indicate in your submission that it should be considered in the Youth Category.)
Release: By submitting photographs to RMFI's NATURE! Photo Contest, you give RMFI permission to utilize the photograph(s), with photographer credit, in future marketing and outreach materials specific to RMFI.
All finalists will receive a prize from our contest sponsor Mike's Camera!
Courtesy of Mike's Camera, the Grand Prize winner will receive: A $100 gift card to Mike's Camera and RMFI gear!