Share the View - International Nature Photo Contest
Entry Period:
October 15, 2024 -
December 5, 2024
$1,000 Grand Prize
$3,750 in additional prizes
... and more

Contest Prizes -

Susan Propper
Total of $4,750 in cash prizes.

Placement Prizes:

  • 1 Grand Prize of $1000
  • 4 First Prizes of $250 (one in each category)
  • 8 Second Prizes of $125 (two in each category)
  • 7 Special Awards of $250 each for specific subjects

All entries fall into one of the following four categories. Select the appropriate category when submitting each photo.

  • Mammals: Includes land and sea mammals

  • Birds: All birds (sponsored by Bird Conservancy of the Rockies)

  • Scapes: Includes all scenics including landscape, seascape, and atmosphere

  • Macro and all other wildlife: Includes close-ups of any subject as well as any wildlife that's not a bird or mammal

Special Awards:

Prizes will also be awarded for the following seven subjects. Select the appropriate subject(s) when submitting photos. See the Special Awards page for details on what subject matter these encompass.

Colorado Nature and Wildlife - $250
Sponsored by Colorado Life Magazine

Migratory Birds - $250
Sponsored by Cloud Ridge Naturalists

National Parks and Wildlife Refuges - $250
Sponsored by The NANPA Foundation (North American Nature Photography Assn.)

Ocean Life - $250
Sponsored by Cloud Ridge Naturalists

Sense of Place - $250
Sponsored by Mile High Wildlife Photo Club

Urban Wildlife - $250
Sponsored by Colorado Urban Wildlife Photo Club

Humor in Nature, the Marilyn Rhodes Award - $250
Sponsored by The Share the View Team

Other benefits for the top 250 images:

- Daily features on the contest home page throughout 2025
- Top prize winners featured on the winners' page throughout 2025
- Displayed in image gallery on the contest website throughout 2025
- Posting on various Share the View social media outlets throughout 2025

In addition to the Prize Winners and Top 250, the judges may also note Honorable Mentions among the special award entries within the Top 250. These are images that prompted judges to acknowledge their merit.