Photography contest

East Haddam - posted Dec, 13 2012

REGIONAL- Local conservation groups are inviting amateur photographers to focus on the celebrated and scenic countryside of Lyme, Old Lyme, Essex, Salem, and East Haddam and submit their photos to the Eighth Annual Amateur Photo Contest. The Conservation/Land Trusts from each of those towns are sponsoring the contest. All amateur photographers are welcome to enter the contest regardless of what town they reside in. Judges will award $100, $75, $50 and $25 cash prizes for each of the following categories:Landscapes/Waterscapes; Plants; Wildlife; Cultural/Historic; Any subject for Young Photographers, below age 15 In addition to the above noted prizes, a special $100 award will be given in memory of a former contest judge, John G. Mitchell, for the best photograph that promotes and supports our environment and biodiversity. The deadline for submitting photographs is Jan. 31, 2013. For questions, entry forms and a copy of the contest rules, send an e-mail to To see last year’s winning photos, go to

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