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Enter our 2021 Photo Contest!

Cincinnati Nature Center invites any and all amateur photographers to enter our 2021 Photo Contest. Winning photographs will be posted on our website and may be used in Nature Center print and electronic publications.

This year's categories are:

  • Architecture
  • Insects
  • People
  • Plants
  • Snow & Ice
  • Trails
  • Wildlife
  • Youth (for photographers 16 years old and younger)

The Best of Show winner will receive a complimentary one-year membership to Cincinnati Nature Center, choice of membership level up to a Family level ($84 value), and a gift certificate to The Nature Shop.

First place winners in all adult categories will receive a complimentary admission pass and a gift certificate to The Nature Shop.

The first place winner of the Youth category will receive a gift certificate to The Nature Shop. Other winners will receive free complimentary passes to the Nature Center. Photographers may win in more than one category. In the event that a participant receives multiple awards, he/she will be given one award at the highest level received.

Deadline for all entries will be December 15, 2021. A panel of judges will review the entries and select the winners. The decisions of the judges are final. Winners will be announced in February 2022.

Click the links below to learn more:

 2021 Photo Contest Rules 
 2021 Photo Contest Entry Form