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Watch this space for photo contest information –
coming soon!

Blow the dust off your camera lens and get outside this spring. The annual wildlife photo contest opens soon! This prestigious contest provides a showcase for memorable images of Arizona wildlife in natural environments. Winners earn cash prizes and publication in Arizona Wildlife Views magazine. Will you be among Arizona's top wildlife photographers this year?


2014 Arizona Wildlife Calendar
Photo Contest Winners Announced

The winners of this year’s wildlife calendar photo contest are listed below, along with the photographers whose work was selected for honorable mention. The Arizona Game and Fish Department thanks everyone who submitted images. Keep getting out there with your camera, enjoying wild Arizona and capturing photos of the state’s diverse and magnificent wildlife.

All 13 winning images, plus 38 honorable mention photos, were published in the November–December 2013 issue of Arizona Wildlife Views magazine. The calendar issue is sold at all Arizona Game and Fish Department offices for $3.

Grand Prize Winner:

Ruth Jolly, black-necked stilts

Monthly Winners:

  • Bryan Keil, Northern pintail
  • Cindy Cunningham, American white pelicans
  • William Wells, Great Basin collared lizard
  • Rhonda Spencer, bobcat
  • Peggy Coleman, green heron
  • Bruce D. Taubert, American kestrel
  • Rob Monsipapa, rufous hummingbird
  • Dan Conway, pronghorn antelope
  • Ann Beisser, mule deer
  • Dan H. Cornett, cactus wren
  • James D. Lewis, elk
  • Kathleen Reeder, speckled rattlesnake

Honorable Mention:

The judges selected one or more images from these photographers for honorable mention. Congratulations!

Paul Bais

Stephanie Howton

Rob Monsipapa

Ann Beisser

Ruth Jolly

Bruce A. Philipps

Jim Burns

Gordon Karre

Kathleen Reeder

Samantha Clark

Bryan Keil

Lou Romain

Peggy Coleman

Melanie M. Kelly

Rhonda Spencer

Dan Conway

John Kulberg

Bruce D. Taubert

Dan H. Cornett

Joe Lester

Robert Terlecki

Scott Crabdree

James D. Lewis

Jeremy Voeltz

Cindy Cunningham

Steven Lewis

William Wells

Joshua Esquivel

Lois Manowitz

Dianne White

Jole Guthery

David March

Sam Wilson

John Hoffman

Karen Melton

Jenohn Wrieden

Judging Process:

Pictures are judged anonymously — there is no personal information included with them during the judging process. Entries are judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality, and effectiveness in conveying the unique character of the subject. The judges’ decisions are final.

Rights and Permissions:

Photographers retain copyright to their submitted photographs. By submitting one or more entries, contestants agreed to have their submitted photographs published in the calendar issue of the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s magazine, Arizona Wildlife Views, and used in promotional materials for that magazine.



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