OSPREY, FL (April 23, 2020) Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast and presenting sponsor Elizabeth Moore invite photographers of all ages and experience levels to enter their original work in Conservation Foundation’s inaugural Summer Photo Contest. If you love nature, the outdoors, and taking photos – this is the photo contest for you! In light of the global pandemic and the need to stay safe at home, the exhibition will be entirely virtual with website and Facebook displays.
Works submitted for this online juried exhibition should showcase the beauty of Florida’s natural lands and reflect one of four categories – In Love with the Land, The Wonder of Water, Backyard Beauty, and Up Close and Personal. There is also a Youth Perspective category specifically for photographers age 15 and under.
Jurors include presenting sponsor, Elizabeth Moore; noted photographer, Cliff Roles; noted photographer, Stephen B. White; and executive director of Art Center Sarasota, Lisa Berger.
Up to three photographs may be submitted per person and must be received via email no later than midnight on May 31. Jurors will review all submissions and select 10 per category for display in online galleries on the Conservation Foundation website as well as the Conservation Foundation Facebook page.
The virtual competition will award prizes to category winners as selected by the jury as well as People’s Choice winners determined by popular vote on Facebook. For entry rules and submission forms visit www.conservationfoundation.com/photocontest.
About Conservation Foundation
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast protects land and water in Southwest Florida for the benefit of people and nature. Working with landowners, businesses, and government, Conservation Foundation saves land forever, protecting those special natural lands that make this region extraordinary. A nationally accredited land trust, Conservation Foundation purchases natural areas, holds land conservation agreements and educates for responsible land and water stewardship in Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, and Collier Counties. Learn more and join in our mission at www.conservationfoundation.com.