Calling all Wild Bird Trust of BC nature photographers!
Whether you’re a professional or a beginner nature-loving photographer, we invite you to submit your favourite images! Share your love for the birds, plants, insects and wildlife at the Conservation Area at Maplewood Flats.
We strongly encourage submissions from youth, Coast Salish and Indigenous Peoples, Black & People of Colour, women, LGBTQ and people with diverse abilities.
The competition consists of large-format digital photos taken at Maplewood Flats of plants and flowers as well as birds and wildlife. Up to 20 photos/photographers will be selected for exhibition at the Nature House.
In addition to being included in the exhibit, related promotions, and invited to the opening reception, winning photographers will receive a high quality 11” x 16” print of their work. Photographers will also have the option to have their winning photo submitted for consideration in our Coast Salish Wild Bird Calendar 2021. Winning photographers will each receive three 2021 Calendars.
The exhibit will run from Sunday, October 25 – January 31, 2021
The Flats are home to 4, blue-listed (at-risk) bird species, with a total of 251 species which have been spotted or heard within the 76-acre protected area. There is also a variety of non-bird wildlife, as well as beautiful habitat, insects and plants.
An online submission form can be found here: https://bit.ly/WBTexhibition2020
Deadline for Submissions: Saturday, September 19, 2020
High resolution digital (recommended approximately 4650 x 5850 pixels, but not mandatory).
Include your last name in the file name ie LastName_Heron_Maplewood.jpg
Picture must be taken at any point in the Conservation Area at Maplewood Flats
Birds, wildlife or other fauna, flora, or landscapes must be featured
Cropping, sharpening, color correction and exposure manipulation are acceptable
Include name, email, and contact information.
Confirm that the image was taken by the photographer and is property of the photographer
Must be a member-in-good-standing of the Wild Bird Trust of BC – join online here https://bit.ly/2VsG0XH ($15-500) or email email@example.com