Share the View - International Nature Photo Contest
Special Announcement:

STV Nature Photography Virtual Awards Gala
Aired April 7, 2021

Entry Period:
October 15, 2021 -
December 1, 2021
$1,000 Grand Prize
$4,000 in additional prizes
... and more
Renowned Judges:
To be announced...
Contest Details:

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Our Judges for 2020

  • Amy Gulick
  • George Lepp
  • Marc Muench

Amy Gulick

Amy Gulick
Amy Gulick is an award-winning nature photographer and writer, and a founding Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers. She is a columnist for Outdoor Photographer, and her images and stories have been featured in Audubon, National Wildlife, Sierra and other publications.

Amy has received numerous honors including the prestigious Daniel Housberg Wilderness Image Award from the Alaska Conservation Foundation, the Voice of the Wild Award from the Alaska Wilderness League, a Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation, and a Philip Hyde Grant and Mission Award from the North American Nature Photography Association.

Amy's new book, The Salmon Way: An Alaska State of Mind, explores the relationships between wild salmon and people in Alaska. It is the winner of an Independent Publisher Book Award, a Nautilus Book Award, and has been named a Best Indie Book by Kirkus Reviews. Visit:

Amy's first book, Salmon in the Trees: Life in Alaska's Tongass Rain Forest, is the recipient of an Independent Publisher Book Award and two Nautilus Book Awards. Visit

To see more of Amy's work, visit

George Lepp

George Lepp
One of North America's best-known contemporary outdoor and nature photographers and a leader in the field of digital imaging, George Lepp is the author of many books and hundreds of nationally and internationally published articles about the creative, ethical, and technical aspects of nature photography. He is field editor of Outdoor Photographer magazine, where his "Tech Tips" column is widely read. His photography is extensively published and exhibited, and represented by Getty Images, Corbis, AgStock, and Photo Researchers. Lepp is one of the first members of Canon USA's Explorers of Light program, featuring the industry's most influential photographers. He has presented hundreds of lectures and led workshops all over the world, and often serves as a judge of international photography competitions. A founder and fellow of the North American Nature Photographers Association (NANPA), Lepp has won many awards for his work, including Photo Media's Photography Person of the Year, the Photographic Society of America's prestigious Progress Award, and NANPA's Lifetime Achievement Award. First trained in wildlife and wildlands management, Lepp later earned a BA and honorary MSc from Brooks Institute of Photography. George and his wife and collaborator, Kathryn Vincent Lepp, live in Bend, Oregon and can be contacted at

Marc Muench

Marc Muench
Marc Muench is a internationally renowned landscape photographer with eleven book titles to his name, ESPN outdoor shows and numerous magazine, calendar and poster titles to his credit. Marc, a third generation photographer, blends landscapes and wildlife to create his own visual style. Having spent the first 20 years of his career in the publishing world as a freelance photographer, Marc gained the experience in the world of image creation, which he would ultimately apply to his teaching career. As a partner of Muench Workshops, he has lead over 100 expeditions around the world, teaching his love and passion for nature photography, in such locations as Greenland, Africa, Norway and Antarctica. Visit