Annual Photography Contest

OPEN JULY 4TH WEEKEND:

The Historic Site & Exhibits will be open daily from 8:30am-5pm.
Please note that we stop selling tickets at 4pm and expect a higher volume of visitors so we recommend you purchase your admissions in advance. Please pay close attention to the details as you make your reservation and on your confirmation regarding arriving 30 minutes prior to the selected time. Late arrivals are not guaranteed access to the "Big House" exhibit if that is the ticket you purchase. We look forward to your visit.

 

To purchase your admission in advance, please click HERE

 

Shoot & Share:  
Rediscovering Oak Alley through our visitors 

All photographers, amateur and professional, alike, are invited to submit their favorite photos taken during a recent visit to Oak Alley. 


Current Contest dates: January 2022 - December 31, 2022
(submissions due by 11:59 pm (CST),  January 5)

 

Annual Contest Dates:

Spring Forward :   January 1 - June 30

 (submissions due by 11:59 pm (CST), July 5)

 

Fall Back :   July 1 - December 31  

(submissions due by 11:59 pm (CST),  January 5)

 

Categories: 

Photos must be a representation of Oak Alley.  Select the category for the photo being submitted.  You may submit one photo per category.  *Photographer may only win in one category.

 

Landscape & Nature

Captures the presence of the natural surroundings including animals, botanicals and all plantlife.  

Can also focus on man-made features or alterations of Oak Alley's natural landscape.
  

Architecture   

Photography of buildings and similar structures that are both aesthetically pleasing and accurate representations of their subjects (i.e. Big House, slave cabin, sugarcane theater, iron fence)

 

Portrait & Still Life

Photographing objects, people or groups of people that capture the personality of the subject(s),  reflects an experience or tells their story. 

 

Photographic Art

Photographs manipulated for artistic purposes by applying digital and/or traditional special effects (i.e., colorizing, toning, collage, photo composites, HDR, etc.). It is up to the discretion of the contest administators and judges to deem whether a photo seems altered. 
 

Prizes: 

- Each category will have a first place, second place and third place winner as well as honorable mention. 

 - Prizes to be awarded:

      -  Winners will be announced on Facebook, Instagram and through Oak Alley's website.  

 

Official Contest Rules  (Please read!)

Entry Form and Instructions

Past Winners and E-Books