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Pro Photo Supply Photo Contests

Pro Photo Supply takes part in both hosting and sponsoring photo contests throughout the year. Below is a listing of photo contests that Pro Photo Suppy is involved with. Happy shooting and good luck!

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2015 Oregon Humane Society Photo Contest

Oregon Humane Society Photo Contest

Have a favorite photo of your pet? Enter the 24th Annual Fuzzy, Furry, & Feathered Friends Photo Contest

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Sunday, August 16, 2015

COST: $10.00 (for 5 photo entries)

Get out your camera and start taking pictures of your favorite furry and feathered friends. The annual OHS Photo Contest is now open for submissions. Past winners have included almost every type of photo imaginable – from candid moments of dogs romping on the beach to classic portraits of kittens and puppies.

All winners will be featured in the Oregon Humane Society’s quarterly magazine, on the shelter’s popular website - oregonhumane.org, Pro Photo Supply’s Facebook page, and at select Frame Central stores, framecentral.com.

All prizes courtesy of Pro Photo Supply and Frame Central. Winners will be announced in mid-September 2015.

Prizes and Categories

  • Grand Prize: $500 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, plus a $250 gift card from Frame Central.

  • Best Dog Photo: photo winners each get a $100 gift card to Pro Photo Supply and Frame Central.

  • Best Cat Photo: $100 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and a $100 gift card from Frame Central.

  • Best Other Animal Photo: (adult with pet): $50 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and $50 gift card from Frame Central.

  • Funniest Photo, Adult with Pet, Child with Pet, Me & My Pet: $50 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and $50 gift card from Frame Central.

  • Dog & Cat Couple : (special moments when a cat and dog frolic, snuggle, or just hang out together): $50 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and $50 gift card from Frame Central.

  • Editor's Choice photo: $50 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and $50 gift card from Frame Central.

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2015 Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

Submit your favorite nature images taken within the boundaries of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge to the 9th Annual 2015 photography competition!

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: September 1, 2015

Adult Contest Prizes:
Gift cards from Pro Photo Supply

  • 1st Place: $300 Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $150 Gift Card
  • 3rd Place: $100 Gift Card
  • 9 Honorable Mentions: $25 Gift Card

Youth Contest Prizes:
Gift cards from Pro Photo Supply

  • 1st Place: $100 Gift Card 
  • 2nd Place: $75 Gift Card 
  • 3rd Place: $50 Gift Card 

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2015 Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest

Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest

Showcasing the wildlands, wildlife, and waters that make Oregon a special place.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Monday, September 14, 2015

COST: $5 (for 5 photo entries)

Take a wild shot and enter the 11th annual Outdoor Photo Contest! It's open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages. Submit your portraits of the state we call home!

Offering great prizes in the following categories

  • Wildlands
  • Wildlife
  • Waters
  • Endangered Places - Oregon: High-Contrast: featuring the state and private logging practices that currently harm and continue to threaten our landscape.

Call of the Wild – A camp-inspired benefit for Oregon Wild
Friday, October 16 at Leftbank Annex

Join us as we announce the winners and celebrate our wonderful, wild Oregon, while building support for protecting Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife, and waters for generations to come!

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Freshwater Trust Monthly Photo Contest

Freshwater Trust

Whether it's a photo of you fishing, kayaking or just a beautiful shot of a stream, submit your stunning freshwater shots to be entered to win.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Last day of each month.

What you win:

  • $25 gift card to Pro Photo Supply
  • One month of your photo displayed on The Freshwater Trust's homepage, along with your name and the opportunity to provide a link to an online photography portfolio (if you have one). Your photo will also be displayed indefinitely on the The Freshwater Trust's Photo of the Month Archive page
  • LPosting on The Freshwater Trust's Facebook page, announcing the winner
  • All submission will also be entered in a biannual contest to be published in print and online in the Blue Prints section of freshwater magazine

How to enter:

  • You must fill out one submission form for each photo you submit.
  • No more than 5 photos may be submitted in a single month by the same photographer.
  • You must own the right to publish in print and digital formats any photos you submit and agree to the following Terms and Conditions.

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Recent Contests

2015 Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards Youth Photo Contest

2015 Colombia Gorge Youth Photo Contest

Submit your favorite nature and wildlife photos taken on Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Closed

COST: Free Entry (Limit: 5 photo entries)

Presented by The Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards, sponsored by Pro Photo Supply.

Contest Prizes

  • 1st Place: GO PRO HERO (value of $130), plus 1-year family membership in the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards.
  • 2nd Place: $75 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply plus 1-year family membership in the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards.
  • 3rd Place: $50 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply, plus 1-year family membership in the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards.
  • 9 Honorable Mentions: $25 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply, plus 1-year family membership in the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards.

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2015 "Catch the Color" Photo Contest

Wooden Shoe Toolip Contest

Our favorite time of year is when the tulips bloom! Send us your best photo taken at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Closed

Contest Prizes:

  • Grand Prize: Wins a $600 Pro Photo Supply gift card
  • 1st Place per Category: Wins a $100 Pro Photo Supply gift card
  • 2nd Place per Category: Wins a $50 Pro Photo Supply gift card
  • 3rd Place per Category: Wins a $25 Pro Photo Supply gift card



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2014 Photo of the Year

POTY 2014 Photo Contest

Photo of the Year 2014 is here. The time has come to begin submitting your most awesome photos from 2014!

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: February 1, 2015

COST: $15 (for 5 photo entries)

Photo of the Year 2014 is here. The time has come to begin submitting your most awesome photos from 2014! The deadline for submissions if February 1, 2015. So do it now!

This contest is aimed at hobby photographers and outdoor enthusiasts. Other than the Professional category, photographs must have been taken by amateur photographers and cannot have been previously used for any promotional or commercial purposes.

Offering great prizes in the following categories

  • Top 100
  • Professional
  • People in Nature
  • Youth
  • Instagram

2014 Photo of the Year Awards Gala

Come celebrate February 21, the inspiring photography and cast your vote to help choose the winner of the 2014 Photo of the Year contest. Learn More

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2014 Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest
Your Oregon. Your Focus.

Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest

Showcasing the wildlands, wildlife, and waters that make Oregon a special place.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: CLOSED

COST: $5 (for 5 photo entries)

2014 is the year of milestones: 40 years of Oregon Wild, 50 Years of the Wilderness Act, and a whole decade of the Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest. Each year, amateur and professional photographers alike have wowed us with their visions of Oregon. This time around, there are even more opportunities to for YOU to have adventures, submit photos, and win big.

Take a wild shot and enter the tenth annual Oregon Wild Outdoor Photo Contest! It’s open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages

Offering great prizes in the following categories

  • Wildlands
  • Wildlife
  • Waters
  • Endangered Places

Call of the Wild - A Benefit for Oregon Wild
Friday, October 17 at Leftbank Annex

Join us as we announce the winners and celebrate Oregon Wild's 40th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, while building support for protecting Oregon's wildlands, wildlife, and waters for years to come!

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2014 Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

Submit your favorite nature images taken within the boundaries of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge to the 8th Annual 2014 photography competition!

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: CLOSED

Adult Contest Prizes:
Gift cards from Pro Photo Supply

  • 1st Place: $300 Gift Card
  • 2nd Place: $150 Gift Card
  • 3rd Place: $100 Gift Card
  • 9 Honorable Mentions: $25 Gift Card

Youth Contest Prizes:
Gift cards from Pro Photo Supply

  • 1st Place: $100 Gift Card 
  • 2nd Place: $75 Gift Card 
  • 3rd Place: $50 Gift Card 

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2014 Oregon Humane Society
Fuzzy, Furry and Feathered Friends Photo Contest

Oregon Humane Society Photo Contest

Have a favorite photo of your pet? Enter the 23rd Annual Fuzzy, Furry, & Feathered Friends Photo Contest

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Closed

COST: $10.00 (for 5 photo entries)

Get out your camera and start taking pictures of your favorite furry and feathered friends. The annual OHS Photo Contest is now open for submissions. Past winners have included almost every type of photo imaginable – from candid moments of dogs romping on the beach to classic portraits of kittens and puppies.

All winners will be featured in the Oregon Humane Society’s quarterly magazine, on the shelter’s popular website - oregonhumane.org, Pro Photo Supply’s Facebook page, and at select Beard’s Framing stores, beardsframingstore.com.

All prizes courtesy of Pro Photo Supply, Canon and Beard’s Framing. Winners will be announced by the end of August 2014.

Prizes and Categories

  • Grand Prize: a Canon Rebel T5i SLR camera from Pro Photo Supply, plus a $250 gift card from Beard's Framing.

  • Best Dog Photo: photo winners each get a $100 gift card to Pro Photo Supply and Beard’s Framing.

  • Best Cat Photo: $100 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and a $100 gift card from Beard's Framing.

  • Best Other Animal Photo: $100 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and $100 gift card from Beard's Framing.

  • Funniest Photo, Adult with Pet, Child with Pet, Me & My Pet: $50 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and $50 gift card from Beard's Framing.

  • Dog & Cat Couple : $50 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and $50 gift card from Beard's Framing.

  • Editor's Choice photo: $50 gift card from Pro Photo Supply, and $50 gift card from Beard's Framing.

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2014 Canon "Catch the Color" Photo Contest

Canon Wooden Shoe Toolip Contest

Our favorite time of year is when the tulips bloom! Send us your best photo taken at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Closed

Contest Prizes:

  • Grand Prize: Wins a Canon Digital Rebel T5 with 18-55mm IS Lens Kit, a value of $550.00
  • 1st Place per Category: Wins a $100 Pro Photo Supply gift card
  • 2nd Place per Category: Wins a $50 Pro Photo Supply gift card
  • 3rd Place per Category: Wins a $25 Pro Photo Supply gift card

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2014 Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards
Youth Photo Contest

Columbia Gorge Youth

Submit your favorite nature and wildlife images taken on Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Closed

Refuge Contest Prizes:

  • 1st Place: GoPro HD Hero3 Silver (Value of $300),
    plus 1-year family membership in the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards
  • 2nd Place: $75 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply, plus 1-year family membership in the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards
  • 3rd Place: $50 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply, plus 1-year family membership in the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards
  • 9 Honorable Mentions: $25 Gift Card for Pro Photo Supply, plus 1-year family membership in the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards

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Pushing Reality Photo Contest

Columbia Gorge Youth

Finalists will be unveiled at The Columbia Art Gallery in Hood River on Friday, May 2, 2014 during the First Friday gallery opening. Details to follow.

Submissions: Closed

Contest Prizes:

  • 1st Place: $500 gift card to Pro Photo Supply
  • 2nd Place: $300 gift card to Pro Photo Supply
  • 3rd Place: $200 gift card to Pro Photo Supply
  • Finalists: 37 finalist will be selected along with the three place winners to be displayed at The Columbia Art Gallery for the May gallery show.

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Current Contests

Oregon Humane Society
Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge
Oregon Wild
Freshwater Trust Monthly

Recent Contests
Columbia Gorge Refuge | Youth
"Catch the Color" Tulip Contest
Oregon Wild
Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge
Oregon Humane Society
"Catch the Color" Tulip Contest
Columbia Gorge Refuge - Youth
Pushing Reality


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