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UPEC holding photography contest

Sept. 15, 2017

The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition has announced its annual photo contest. You can help them recognize the beauty of the landscape and its inhabitants through your photos. Send  your best shots representing the U.P., including photos on file from the other seasons. Contest deadline is Friday, Nov. 17, with winners announced in each category in the winter UPEC newsletter.


UPEC Photo Contest Rules:

You may submit one photo in each of these four categories:

1.  Nature panoramas, wildlife, and landscapes  

2.  Humans engaged with the natural world  

3.  Close-ups of hidden or overlooked beauty  

4.  Wonderful fluid water


Send a separate email for each category you enter, indicating the category name in the subject line.

Each category has latitude open to the photographer's interpretation. Photos must be from the U.P., with one submission per category per person.

Please send high-resolution (1 megabyte or larger) photos to Provide your name, the category it should be considered under, and a description for each photo indicating the place and other aspects of the scene or subject.

In your email, please grant permission for UPEC to reproduce the photo in its newsletters and website. In recognition, winning photos will be published in upcoming UPEC newsletters. They also may be part of an on-line photo gallery and on display at the next Celebrate the UP.

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