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Posted on: March 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Submit Your Wildlife Photos Now for the "Nature in Our Backyard" Photography Contest

The City of Dublin's 2023 "Nature in Our Backyard" photography contest is now open for submittals.  Send your creek, wildlife, or nature photos taken in Dublin between April 1, 2022, and March 31, 2023, to be entered to win. The deadline to submit pictures is no later than 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2023. 

Winners will receive gift certificates to Mike's Camera. The Grand Prize winner will receive a $200 gift certificate; the First Place winner will receive a $100 gift certificate; the Second Place winner will receive a $50 certificate; and the Third Place winner will receive a $25 gift certificate. In addition, all of the top four winners will receive certificates of recognition from the City of Dublin at a City Council meeting; be featured on the City of Dublin website; receive a metal print of their picture from Mike's Camera in Dublin; and their photographs will be displayed in the lobby of Dublin Civic Center.


• Photographer does not need to be a Dublin resident, but the submission must be a photograph taken in Dublin, CA. 

• Location of where the photograph was taken must be included.

• Photographs should represent the scene that is photographed; do not remove or insert objects using software. It is acceptable to change the exposure or use software to highlight various parts of a photograph. 

•  Photographs must have been taken within the last 12 months (no earlier than April 1, 2022). 

•  Limit of five (5) entries per individual.  One form submission is required for each photograph.

Submit your photos and application.