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Photography Contest for the Upper Delaware River Region

Photography Contest for the Upper Delaware River Region


Upper Delaware River Region, PA and NY - The Delaware Highlands Conservancy is pleased to announce its seventh annual juried photo contest for the Upper Delaware River region, open to professional and amateur photographers. “Confluence: Land, Water, Wildlife” invites photographers to capture striking nature photos in five categories: landscape, wildlife, macro, water, and the Van Scott Nature Reserve, plus a youth category for photographers under age 18. Without disturbing or harming any creature or its habitat, photographers are encouraged to be creative in showcasing the diverse wildlife, plants, and special places of our region.


Photos will be judged on creativity, originality, composition, clarity and quality, and impact, and must be taken in the Upper Delaware River region to be eligible. Photos may be taken during any season.


Photographers may submit entries via the Conservancy’s website from August 1 until August 31, 2024. The winning photos will be chosen by a panel of judges, along with one People’s Choice, and will be hung at the ARTery gallery in Milford, PA, in November. The ARTery is a cooperative owned and operated by successful and emerging artists and artisans from the Tri-State area. Photo contest judges are Mary Sue Sweeney Price, Nancy Kiesendahl Bloch, Marie Liu, and Alessandra Maria Iavarone.


Photographers are invited to submit no more than two photos to the contest. Entrants must agree to the Official Rules and submit a $15 entry fee to be eligible; youth entries are free. Visit for details, to download the official rules, and submit an entry; contact with any questions.


The Delaware Highlands Conservancy works in partnership with landowners and communities to protect the natural heritage and quality of life of the Upper Delaware River region. For more information, call 570-226-3164/845-583-1010 or visit

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