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Windland Smith Rice

DEDICATED IN MEMORY of the accomplished nature photographer and devoted conservation advocate WINDLAND SMITH RICE (above), this awards program is proud to recognize and celebrate the talent and achievements of photographers at all levels of experience and all nationalities.

Building upon Windland's legacy of engaging and inspiring the public through the art of photography, this annual competition involves a vast community of outdoor enthusiasts equipped with cameras and other mobile devices. These professionals and amateurs alike deliver not only a vivid and up-to-date record of the wild, but also bring exciting personal adventures from the field for all to enjoy.

The editors of Nature's Best Photography invite you to share your own images of nature. Your photographs and your stories can make a difference in how we view the wild and our place in it.

Learn more about the annual Windland Smith Rice International Competition and Exhibition online at

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