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Louisiana Scenic Rivers Photography Contest

The purpose of the contest is to promote the beauty of Louisiana's designated natural and scenic rivers. All photographs must have been taken within the boundaries of the state. Photos should portray the wildlife, fisheries, natural habitats, or recreational opportunities Louisiana's natural and scenic rivers provide.

 The contest is now closed. Winning photos are featured below.

 

Winners

Professional Category

1st Place: Tchefuncte River Ripples, Margaret Crosby of Mandeville. Copyright: Margaret Crosby

1st Place: Tchefuncte River Ripples, Margaret Crosby of Mandeville

2nd Place: Sunrise on the Blind River, Gregory LeBlanc of Lafayette. Copyright: Gregory LeBlanc

2nd Place: Sunrise on the Blind River, Gregory LeBlanc of Lafayette

3rd Place: Abita River, Edward Estapa of Madisonville. Copyright: Edward Estapa

3rd Place: Abita River, Edward Estapa of Madisonville

Honorable Mention: Whiskey Chitto Creek, Jason Saucier of Cottonport. Copyright: Jason Saucier

Honorable Mention: Whiskey Chitto Creek, Jason Saucier of Cottonport

 

Amateur Category

1st Place: Tchefuncte Summers (Tchefuncte River), Karen Boudreaux of Mandeville. Copyright: Karen Boudreaux

1st Place: Tchefuncte Summers (Tchefuncte River), Karen Boudreaux of Mandeville

2nd Place: Bayou Bartholomew, Greg Harper of Monroe. Copyright: Greg Harper

2nd Place: Bayou Bartholomew, Greg Harper of Monroe

3rd Place: Brown Pelican in Tree (Bayou Des Allemands), Rick Erbach of Metairie. Copyright: Rick Erbach

3rd Place: Brown Pelican in Tree (Bayou Des Allemands), Rick Erbach of Metairie

Honorable Mention: In Blind River We Trust, Travis Moore of Baton Rouge. Copyright: Travis Moore

Honorable Mention: In Blind River We Trust, Travis Moore of Baton Rouge

 

Youth Category

1st Place: Peace (Tchefuncte River), Olivia Currier of Covington. Copyright: Olivia Currier.

1st Place: Peace (Tchefuncte River), Olivia Currier of Covington

2nd Place: X Marks the Spot (Bayou Bartholomew), Lexi Harper of Monroe. Copyright: Lexi Harper

2nd Place: X Marks the Spot (Bayou Bartholomew), Lexi Harper of Monroe

3rd Place: Bayou Bartholomew, Lexi Harper of Monroe. Copyright: Lexi Harper

3rd Place: Bayou Bartholomew, Lexi Harper of Monroe

Honorable Mention: Floating Down Stream (Whiskey Chitto Creek), Jessica Phillips of Boyce. Copyright: Jessica Phillips

Honorable Mention: Floating Down Stream (Whiskey Chitto Creek), Jessica Phillips of Boyce

Honorable Mention: Quiet River (Bogue Falaya River), Juliette Andry of Covington. Copyright: Juliette Andry.

Honorable Mention: Quiet River (Bogue Falaya River), Juliette Andry of Covington

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ENTRY INFORMATION

  1. To submit your photo, email a JPEG to SRPhoto@wlf.la.gov. JPEG must be high enough resolution to be blown up to 11-inches x 14-inches without pixelation.
  2. Be sure to include “Photo Contest Entry” in the subject and the following information in the body:
    • First and last name
    • Phone number
    • Email address (for entry confirmation and winner notification)
    • Mailing address
    • Photo title (if applicable)
    • Name of the Louisiana designated natural and scenic river where the photo was taken (see complete list of Louisiana designated natural and scenic rivers)
    • Approximate location where the photo was taken (e.g. identify nearby highway, road, bridge, etc.)
    • Date the photo was taken
    • Category in which you are competing: Professional, Amateur, or Youth
  3. You will receive a confirmation email once your photo has been officially submitted.

ENTRY CATEGORIES

    • Professional: any person who at any time has charged for their photographs
    • Amateur: any person who has never charged for their photographs and is age 16 or older on or after June 1, 2020
    • Youth: any person who is age 15 or younger on or after June 1, 2020