Share the Experience Amateur Photo Contest- Nationwide
On May 10, The Department of the Interior announced the start of the 2013 “Share the Experience” contest, which showcases our nation’s public lands, including national parks, wildlife refuges, forests and recreation areas – and draws entries from all across the United States. It is the largest national park and public land photo contest for amateur photographers.
The winning photograph will appear on the 2015 America the Beautiful pass for entrance to 2,000 federal recreation sites, including national parks, national wildlife refuges, and national forests. All entries have the chance to be featured on the Interior Department’s popular Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts.
Prizes provided by the National Park Foundation, Active Network, Air Wick and Historic Hotels of America include a $15,000 cash prize, a Columbia backpack, a pass to the national parks and other federal lands, and other items for the grand prize winner. Second and third place winners, as well as 7 Honorable Mention winners, will also receive prizes.
The “Share the Experience” begins May 10, 2013 and runs through December 31, 2013. Amateur photographers can participate by uploading photos onwww.sharetheexperience.org<http://www.sharetheexperience.org>. To view the 2012 contest winners as wells as the contest rules and a complete list of prizes, please seewww.sharetheexperience.org<http://www.sharetheexperience.org>.