Photo Contests

2020 Photo Contest

The 2020 Nature of Orange Photo Contest is now underway. The theme for this years contest is Farms, Parks and Trails in Orange County. Contestants are encouraged to visit Orange County Parks and submit photos taken there. Photos may be submitted until 5 p.m. May 29th.  Rules and Entry forms are located below.  

2019 Contest Winners

Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation along with the Commission for the Environment announces the 2019 Nature of Orange Photography Contest. The purpose of the contest is to get people outside taking photos of all of the beauty in Orange County.

The 2019 Nature of Orange Photo Contest winners have been selected by the judges. Thank you to all of the participants, the Commission for the Environment, the Parks and Recreation Counsel, and our judges: Laura Branan, David Schaub, and Holden Richards.

Photographers were asked to submit photos depicting the beauty and diversity of our natural resources in Orange County. View the winning images and honorable mentions.

Occaneechi Village Snow -1st Place Bob Johnson

Occaneechi Village Snow