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Share the Experience Photo Contest Comes to an Amazing Close

Share the Experience Photo Contest Comes to an Amazing Close

Take pictures and leave only footprints.

BORGlenCanyonNRA Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. (Dan Sorenson)

January 1st brought the end to more than just 2012. The Share the Experience Photo Contest also came to a close just as the ball dropped, and with more than 25,000 photos submitted by more than 16,000 participants, the contest was a huge success! We have now entered into the painstaking (although very enjoyable) process of reviewing and judging all 25,000 photos to ultimately select our winner. That photo will not only win the Grand Prize of $15,000 but will also appear for an entire year on the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass.

Along with sorting out who will win the Grand Prize, the judges will award the 2nd and 3rd prizes and select Honorable Mention winners in seven categories. In all, over 10 winners will be announced by mid-March.

Look for the 2013 Share the Experience contest to get started in March, too, around the same time the 2012 winners are announced.

Start warming up those shutters and pointer fingers!