Photography Contest

Calling for Summer 2017 Entries

Amateur and professional photographers alike are invited to submit their favorite photos taken during a recent visit to the plantation.  This contest not only gives photographers the opportunity to share their work but also provides us an opportunity to promote the plantation experience "through the cameras" of visitors from around the world.

Current contest runs from
May 1, 2017 through August 30, 2017.
All submissions must be recieved no later than 11:59 p.m. (CST) on September 3rd, 2017 to be considered. 


Select the category for the photo being submitted.  You may submit in up to 2 categories.

1) Photographic Art (Professional or Amateur):
* Photograph is shot and / or processed in HDR.
* Photograph is heavily modified in Photoshop, Lightroom, etc. [more than just minor edits, black and white conversion, color corrections and straightening].
* Photograph has had filters applied from Instagram, etc. 
* Infrared photographs, 360-degree photos, panoramic photos, etc.
   Note: simply converting a color photo to black-and-white does not require a photo to be marked as Photographic Art.
2) Professional: (If any one of these describe you:
 * Ever sold a photograph.
 * Ever had a photograph published in a magazine or newspaper.
 * Ever been paid to take photographs for an event or person.
 * Have previously won a photo contest.
3) Amateur:
 * If none of the Professional categories describe you (or your photo).

- Each category will have a first place, second place and third place winner.

 - Prizes to be awarded:

      1st place in category: A shutterfly photography book with your photo on the cover!

      2nd and 3rd place in category: A copy of the Oak Alley book, 'Capturing Oak Alley'.

      All entries will receive access to a free downloadable copy of the eBook from this contest.

Official Contest Rules  (Please read!)

Entry Form and Instructions

Past Winners and E-Books



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