Viewing the natural world through a camera lens provides a unique perspective

In a world of iPads, laptops and gaming, Texas’s current generation of children are devoting less time than ever to the great outdoors. To inspire our kids to take a stronger interest in Mother Nature, the Valley Land Fund has made its annual Southern Exposures youth nature photo program a priority. Southern Exposures allows us to expand our mission by reaching broader audiences in South Texas, while enabling us to continue preserving native wildlife habitat and educating our future conservation leaders. Nature photography has long been an important educational tool for VLF since 1994. Therefore, we believe that viewing the natural world through a camera lens provides a unique perspective, particularly for children. As photography evolves, it’s never been easier to capture images of the world around us – and the most compelling nature images can help protect wildlife in profound ways.

The following are some of the steps you need to take when signing up.

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Complete Form
All entrants will fill out a form providing contact information for their personal entry page.
Choose Category
Enter your photo in one of eight categories that you can see below.
Upload Photos
Entrants can then begin uploading their images

See all of the photo contest rules in detail.


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