UPEC sponsors an Annual Upper Peninsula wide photo contest! Entries due in 1st of November each year!

Photo Contest Categories and Rules:
You can be from anywhere, but your photos must be from the Upper Peninsula, with one submission per category per person.  You may submit one photo in each of these four categories. Each category has latitude open to the photographer’s interpretation.  To be considered, photos must be submitted according to the following instructions:
  1. NP= Nature panoramas, wildlife, and landscapes

2. HE= Humans engaged within the natural world

3. HB= Close-ups of hidden or overlooked beauty

4. FW= Wonderful fluid water

 
  Send a separate email, with a single photo attached, for each category you enter, indicating the category name (NP,HE, HB, FQ) in the subject line. 
 
  In the body of the email, include a full caption (no more than 15 words) indicating the place shown and any other aspects of the scene of subject.  Also include a statement granting permission for UPEC to publish the photo.  You can cut and paste this text:
 
I hereby grant the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition permission to publish the attached photograph in its newsletter, on its website, and/or on its social media, and to display it at its Celebrate the UP! event, properly attributed to me.  I retain copyright and all other publishing rights to the photo.
 
  PLEASE name your photo file like this: your last name, a two-word description, and the two-letter category designation: NP, HE, HB, or FL.  Example richardson evening sunset HB.jpg
 
  Attach your high-resolution (1 megabyte or larger) photo in .jpg format and email to upec@upenvironment.org 
 
Again, the deadline is November 1, 2019.
   Enjoy taking those photos in the UP!
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Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition

P.O. Box 673
ph 1-906-201-1949
 

Our 2018 winners were honored at our Celebrate the UP! on March 29-30, 2019, in Marquette:

 

Our 2017 winners were:

   

Our first annual photo contest winners are here:

PhotoContest2015Winners

Gallery of UPEC Photo Contest Entries:

Overall winner of the first UPEC photo contest in 2015 was

Milky Way over Copper Harbor by Scott Pearson: 

 

UPEC Photo Contest Rules:

UPEC is having a photo contest! So send us your best shots representing the beautiful UP, including photos on file from the other seasons.
Contest deadline is November 16th, 2018 with winners announced in each category in the winter UPEC newsletter or at the next Celebrate the UP! in March 2019 in Marquette.

You may submit one photo in each of these four categories:

  1. NP= Nature panoramas, wildlife, and landscapes

2. HE= Humans engaged within the natural world

3. HB= Close-ups of hidden or overlooked beauty

4. FW= Wonderful fluid water

  PLEASE put your last name and photo caption in each photo title along with the two letter category designation, e.g. NP, HE, HB, FW. 
Example
 richardson evening sunset HB.jpg

  Each category has latitude open to the photographer’s interpretation.
  Photos must be from the UP, with one submission per category per person. Remember the deadline of Nov 16.
Please send high-resolution (1 megabyte or larger) photos to upec@upenvironment.org.  Provide your name, the category it should be considered under, and a description for each photo indicating the place and other aspects of the scene or subject.  Photos not following the titling format listed above will not be considered.

  In your email please grant permission for UPEC to reproduce the photo in its newsletters and website.  In recognition, winning photos will be published in upcoming UPEC newsletters.  They also may be part of an on-line photo gallery and on display at the next Celebrate the UP!

  In recognition, winning photos will be published in upcoming UPEC newsletters. They also may be part of an on-line photo gallery and on display at the next Celebrate the UP!

Enjoy your summer taking photos!


UPEC thanks our members for providing these pictures from across the UP!
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