Seek Sanctuary Photo Contest

Seek Sanctuary Photo ContestEnter the Seek Sanctuary Photo Contest — Open to all FRWS members (only). Contest begins September 13 and ends on October 15. Explore the Sanctuary as summer becomes fall and share what you see through the lens of your camera. Enter a photo that shows water, wildlife, or earth & plants. Prizes will be awarded to First Place ($200) and Runner Up ($100) winners in each category.  SEE FULL CONTEST RULES HERE
If you aren’t yet a member, you can join by clicking here.


  • Must be a current FRWS member to enter
  • Each photographer may submit up to 1 photo per category (a total of 3 photos )
  • The photographer must submit his/her own photo(s)
  • Resolution must be at least 300 dpi and a high resolution JPG or JPEG
  • The photo must be under 8MB in size in order to upload to our server
  • No watermarks (for anonymity in judging)
  • Photo must be taken within the boundaries of Edith Read Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Contest judges and members of their family may not enter the contest
  • Image size must be suitable for printing at 12” x 18” maximum
  • Note: Drone usage is prohibited over the wildlife sanctuary

By submitting a photograph, the photographer attests that they have followed all contest rules. The photographer will retain copyrights to their submitted images. The Friends of Read Wildlife Sanctuary (FRWS) reserves the rights to use all submitted images for promoting the FRWS mission in any format and without financial compensation or notice. Where possible the photographer will be credited.

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Framed prints of the winning and runner up photos will be displayed in the sanctuary’s nature center. The winning photographs will be revealed at a reception awarding the winners on Saturday, October 26th following our annual meeting. All are welcome to attend!