Continuing a long tradition of showcasing some of the Bay Area’s most beautiful subjects, our 9th annual contest is now open for entries! This year, fans can again vote for their favorite image on Facebook.

2017 photo contest finalist Eric Colton captured this sunset in Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve.

Categories: Landscapes, People in Nature, Plant Life, Wildlife, and Youth submissions* (*6-12 grades)

Prize: One winner in each category will receive a $100 REI gift card and a Midpen swag bag.

Deadline: Contest begins Thursday, March 1st, 2018 and ends May 31, 2018.

All photo submissions must be taken in areas of Midpen preserves that are open to the public. Please read the complete rules, terms, and conditions before submitting your photos.

  Instagram Photo Contest — Youth can also submit their photos on Instagram. Use #midpencontest — and tag us @midpen