Metacomet Land Trust PO Box 231 Franklin, MA 02038

Photo Contest

“Land through the Lens”

Metacomet Land Trust’s SPRING 2021 Photo Contest

Celebrate the four seasons in New England with our photo contest open to amateur photographers of all ages!

See the six winners in the Winter 2021 contest now available here. Congratulations to all the winners!

Who can enter
Anyone, any age except MLT Board Members and the Judging Panel.

What to enter
Photos taken within the 15 Town MLT Service Area, including Bellingham, Blackstone, Douglas, Franklin, Hopedale, Mendon, Millbury, Millville, Norfolk, Northbridge, Sutton, Upton, Uxbridge, Webster, and Wrentham.

There are two categories: Natural Landscapes and Life Forms (plants, animals, or mushrooms).

Photos should be taken on MLT preserves, town parks, town conservation land or open space, state forest land, or privately owned land protected by a Conservation Restriction. Photos must not contain images of recognizable people.

How to enter
Email the photo (including photo location an date), your name, and category to Photos should be jpg files no larger than 12MB. Up to three (3) photos per category per seasonal contestant.

When to enter
To be eligible please submit photos taken during the spring of 2021 (March 20-June 20)  to MLT by July 1, 2021. 

Top 3 finalists (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place) from each category will be selected by the MLT Judging Panel. The winning photos will be published, with attribution, on the MLT website and Facebook Page. All decisions made by the judges are final. First place in each category wins $25 and a MLT reusable shopping bag. All winners are awarded a MLT membership or Gift membership.

Rights (legal stuff)
By entering this photo contest, you hereby grant to the MLT:

• Non-exclusive, worldwide, publication rights for your photos in all MLTs publicity materials (print or electronic).
• This includes the right to use your photos on our website, social media, in print and electronic advertisements and promotions.
• All images will be credited unless the photographer wishes to remain anonymous.

MLT reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the photo contest. Similar seasonal contests are planned for summer and fall 2021.

Good Luck!!!