Summer 2018 Photography Contest

"Rediscovering Oak Alley"

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

Current contest runs from
May 1, 2018- August 31, 2018.
All submissions must be recieved no later than 11:59 p.m. (CST) on September 3, 2018 to be considered. 


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.
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)
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. 


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

 - Prizes to be awarded:

      1st place in category: A hardback photobook with winning image on cover

      2nd and 3rd place in category: An 8 x 10 print of their winning image

      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



AAA Gem Designation

Oak Alley Plantation is a AAA Gem. Attractions distinguished with the Gem Designation are judged to be of exceptional interest and quality by AAA's professional evaluators. Read more about the Gem Designation.