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The NATURE'S BEST
 concept began with simple yet dynamic goals: to celebrate the beauty and diversity of nature through the art of photography, and to use this far-reaching medium as a creative tool for encouraging greater public interest in outdoor enjoyment and conservation stewardship. The annual Windland Smith Rice International Awards program evolved from the ambitious mission to become one of the most highly-respected and visually compelling nature photography competitions in the world. We also run several competitions during the year and the winners are published in our bi-annual publications. Once you have created a contest entry account, it is easy to participate in any open platform. 

OPEN FOR ENTRIES:


Get the Best Backyards Photo Contest Guidelines pdf.

DEADLINE: Enter by Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019


Start an NBP User Account to Enter Contests
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Do you have a Nature's Best user account? You will be able to use this account to enter all NBP contests. "My Account Dashboard" will show up in the top right of this website homepage to help you manage your account. Log into your account to enter contests. Your info will be saved for current and future contests. Use your "Dashboard" tool to quickly access your account home "welcome" page where you can see and manage your contest entries and find links to open contests. You will not be able to view past entries or contests. 
Prepare your images: Save COPIES of your photos as low-resolution RGB ".jpg" files that are no smaller than 500KB at 72ppi. Sizes will vary and should be about 1000-2000 pixels on the longest side. 

 
View the Galleries to see past winners.

2019 Windland Smith Rice Awards