Enter nature photo contest with The Land Conservancy of McHenry County

  • Michael Schmitt's photo of a red-tailed hawk at Wolf Oak Woods in Bull Valley received first place in the 2019 Art of the Land Amateur Photo Contest with The Land Conservancy of McHenry County.

    Michael Schmitt's photo of a red-tailed hawk at Wolf Oak Woods in Bull Valley received first place in the 2019 Art of the Land Amateur Photo Contest with The Land Conservancy of McHenry County. Courtesy of Michael Schmitt

 
Submitted by The Land Conservancy of McHenry County
Updated 2/17/2020 9:18 PM

The Land Conservancy of McHenry County is accepting photographers for the 2020 Art of the Land Amateur Photography Contest.

The contest is open to photographers who make less than $2,000 from their work each year, and highlights the natural landscapes found throughout the county.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Only original photographs from TLC sites will be accepted for the contest, and each photographer will be assigned a site to shoot.

Photographers may submit up to three photos for $10.

An additional three photos can be submitted by each photographer for $10 more.

Photographs can be mailed or dropped off to The Land Conservancy of McHenry County's office at 4622 Dean St., Woodstock.

Photographs will be judged and displayed at the 2020 Art of the Land art show and fundraiser Nov. 13-14 at The Starline Factory in Harvard.

A total of eight cash prizes will be given to winners, the first place award being $100.

All entries must be received by Oct. 23 at 11:59 p.m.

For full contest rules and application, visit www.ConserveMC.org or contact Melissa Grycan at mgrycan@conservemc.org.

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