Photo Contest


Wetlands are in our cities, on the coast, in the high desert and part of our lush valleys.  American Wetlands months reminds us to get out and explore these places that make our neighborhoods, communities and state so interesting and dynamic.  Take part in our 4th annual photo contest, grab your camera (or smartphone) and send us your photos of playing in the mud, discovering waterways or finding frogs.  

Photo Contest Guidelines

May 1 – 31st 2019


*Wetlands must be in Oregon

*Photographers can submit as many photos as they want

*There are 4 categories for the contest:


Lovely Landscape

Furry not so Furry Friends

Beautiful Botanicals

Wild Card!


There will be a winner for each category.  All winners will get $100 gift certificate to Pro Photo Supply and photos will be printed and displayed at Pro Photo Supply gallery.

  • Digital uploads only.
  • All persons entering the contest must supply a valid telephone number, email address.
  • All photos must be submitted in JPEG format.
  • Photos must have been taken in Wetlands in Oregon.
  • Photographs will be accepted only from the original photographer and the sole author/owner of the copyright for photos submitted.
  • Watermarks, Signatures, or Copyright Notices on the image must be removed prior to submission.
  • Entries must be submitted by May 31, 2019.
  • Employees or contractors of Pro Photo Supply, participating sponsors, presenters and those living full-time in the same household are not eligible.
  • Photographers retain ownership of all copyrights.
  • Submission to contest constitutes consent for The Wetlands Conservancy and Pro Photo Supply to use winners’ names and images for future publications, newsletters, e-newsletters, social media, website, editorial, publicity, and fundraising purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited.
  • IMPORTANT: Prize winners will be contacted by The Wetlands Conservancy or Pro Photo Supply by email. All photos submitted MUST have a current contact email and telephone number. It is the responsibility for the winner to reply by email or telephone to The Wetlands Conservancy or Pro Photo Supply that they have received notification of their winning image. If selected winner or a representative does not reply in an appropriate time period, then the prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected. Winners must supply a version of the winning photo in a 300 dpi .JPG format no smaller than 8 inches in the shortest dimension (2400 pixels) within one week of notification (for example 8×10 inches or 2400×3000 pixels). This file size is supported by nearly all of today’s digital cameras.



Here are some great EASY  wetlands to explore in the Portland Metro Area!

Wetlands to Visit


Photo Credit: Top: Russell Tomlin, Top Right: Samantha Sharka

2018 #mywetland Photo Submissions