Land/Conservation Trusts Photo Contest

Amateur Photo Contest

Local conservation groups from the following towns 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.

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 prices for each of the following categories: Landscapes/Waterscapes, Plants, Wildlife, Cultural/Historic, Young Photographers, below age 15.

The deadline for submitting photographs is January 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