CBF's 2015 Save the Bay Photo Contest

CBF's 2015 Save the Bay Photo Contest

   

Our Viewers' Choice Award Winner

Thank you to all who voted for our Viewers' Choice Awards. This year's winner is:

Brian Lockwood
Humpback whale breaching at the mouth of the Chesapeake.

Whale breach   Photo by Brian Lockwood

Still to come...Official judging for the contest's top four photos is being conducted by a panel of CBF employees who will judge entries on subject matter, composition, focus, lighting, uniqueness, and impact. All winners will be notified of the outcome, and their images will be posted on the CBF website by May 31, 2014.

Winners will receive the following cash awards:

  • First Prize: $500
  • Second Prize: $250
  • Third Prize: $150
  • Viewers' Choice: $100
  • High School Student Leadership Award: a 32 gigabyte iPad® mini*

In addition, the first-prize photograph will appear in CBF's 2016 calendar. And that's not all: All winners will also receive a one-year membership to CBF and will have their photos displayed on CBF's website, in a CBF e-newsletter, and in CBF's Save the Bay magazine.

Thank you to everyone who submitted photographs illustrating their vision of the Bay region—from Pennsylvania to Virginia, from the Shenandoah Mountains to the Eastern Shore. 

*See Official Rules for details

 

What A Donation Can Do

You can help us protect this amazing treasure so future generations don't have to rely on photographs to see and experience the beauty of our Bay...

Your donation helps us continue our restoration, advocacy, and education efforts. Please show your support for CBF today with a generous donation.

  • $25 can plant five native trees as a streamside buffer.
  • $50 can grow 5,000 native oysters.
     
  • $150 can pay a teacher's tuition for a five-day professional development course.
     
  • $500 can send eight students for a day of learning in and around the Bay.
     
  • $1,000 can remove 600 pounds of trash from the Bay and its tributaries.
     
  • $2,500 can pay for seven students’ tuition for a 7-day student leadership program.
     
  • $5,000 can fund 125 hours of policy advocacy at the state and federal levels.
     
  • $10,000 can fund 300 hours of scientific field research including testing water quality and evaluating the health and populations of marine and plant life within the Bay and tributary waters.

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