Calling Pender County Photographers

by | Apr 16, 2021 | Around Town, Online Exclusives, Pender County

Local photographers are asked to submit photos for the Pender County Nature Photography Contest by May 3.

Pender County Tourism and Pender County Parks & Recreation have announced the 2021 Pender County Nature Photography Contest.

2021 Nature Photography Contest

The contest is open to the public, and prizes will be award to winners in each category. Photos will be used in published materials, giving credit to the photographers. Photos can be of plants, animals, landscapes, scenery and historic structures within Pender County.

“We had great participation with the 2020 Nature Photography Contest, and we are excited to host this contest once again,” says Zachary White of Pender County Parks and Recreation.

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Contest categories include adult amateur, adult professional and 15 and under amateur youth.

“This contest is a great way to continue capturing and sharing the beauty of Pender County,” says Olivia Dawson of Pender County Tourism. “We are once again looking for some of your best high-resolution digital photos of nature taken in Pender County.”

Want to enter?
Entries will be accepted through 5 pm on Monday May 3.

Submitted photos must be taken between June 2020 and April 2021.

All entrants must complete an entry form submitting one entry form per photo with a maximum of three photos per person.

Photos in the adult amateur and youth category may not be digitally altered, with the exception of cropping. The professional category may digitally alter their photographs. Only digital entries will be accepted, and photos must be the property of the entrant.

Winners will be announced no later than Friday, May 14. Winning entrants will be contacted by phone and/or e-mail.

For more information on rules, use, eligibility and entry form go to or
The contest flyer and links will also be located at
For more information contact Pender County Parks & Recreation Department, (910) 259-1330 or the Tourism Office, (910) 259-1278.

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