By Janet Serra

Posted: 09/27/2017 16:17:29

Flanders Nature Center located in Woodbury Connecticut is holding a fall photography contest from October 15 through November 10 with prizes for the best submissions based on composition, image quality, originality and the story the image tells.

This "scenes of fall" photo contest is an invitation to capture the spirit of the autumn season in all of its color with images that might include foliage, or fall activities or events. The photos do not need to be taken on a Flanders' property but instead can be taken anywhere that provides the photographer inspiration. Entries must be in digital formats of 6MB or less in size.

ll the submitted images will be judged by Flanders staff and experienced photography associates and shared in a special gallery on the Flanders web site after the winners have been announced.

The Rules

1. The photographic theme is "Fall Scenes" which includes fall foliage, events or activities. Photographs can be taken anywhere -- not restricted to Flanders property.

2. Up to five photographs may be submitted.

3. Entry fees: for 1 photo $5.00, 2 entries $7.00 and 3 entries $10.00, 4 entries for $13.00 and 5 entries for $15.00.

4. All photographs submitted in digital format of no greater than 6 mega pixel and sent to

5. Contest dates: October 15 - November 10, 2017.

6. Checks are to be made payable to Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust and memo "Photo Contest".

7. No major editing is allowed, such as montage, copy, paste or color alteration. Minor adjustments are allowed, but not limited to cropping, sharpness, contrast and lightness, etc.

8. Judging will be done by Flanders Staff and experienced photography associates and based on Composition, Image Quality, Originality and Story.