Calendar photography submissions

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Iowa is a photographer’s dream: stunning landscapes, remarkable wildlife and spectacular natural moments. Every year, INHF celebrates this beauty in a nature calendar. We love highlighting the best of what Iowa has to offer and seeing our great state through your eyes—and lens.

We are now accepting submissions for the 2017 calendar.

If you’re interested in submitting photos for consideration before the July 1 deadline, you’ll find helpful resources on our website for more information. Also make sure to review our general photo submission guidelines. Questions should be directed to Kerri Sorrell at ksorrell@inhf.org or 515-288-1846, ext. 24.

A Year of Iowa Nature: Discovering Where We Live

Carl Kurtz's bookCarl Kurtz, the photographer of our Nature Walk segments, recently released a book through the University of Iowa Press that displays his weekly posts from the last 10 years. You can now purchase a signed copy from Kurtz! The book costs $25, including tax and postage, whereas if you purchase this book from a bookstore it would be $27.50.

You can order a signed copy of the book from either Carl Kurtz or Larry Stone.

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REMINDER: 2015 Calendar photography deadline approaching

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Every year, INHF celebrates the natural beauty found all over Iowa in a 12-month nature calendar. Photographers submit thousands of photos in hopes of showcasing their beautiful work in our calendar, and the deadline for the 2015 calendar is fast approaching.

If you’re interested in submitting photos for consideration before the June 1 deadline, you’ll find helpful resources on our website for more information. Linked here, you’ll also find a PDF of our photography guidelines and suggestions. Any further questions can be directed to me, at designintern@inhf.org.

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Call for submissions: 2015 INHF Calendar

INHF_Calendar_2014_CoverEvery year, INHF celebrates the natural beauty found all over Iowa in a 12-month nature calendar. We love highlighting the best of what Iowa has to offer—scenery, wildlife and spectacular natural moments. The best part about it? Seeing our great state through your eyes—and lens.

The calendar photo submission period for the 2015 INHF calendar is officially open! We’re looking for your best shots of all the Iowa land, water and wildlife you love.  Continue reading

Don’t Forget: Through Your Lens photo contest

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The deadline for our 2013 Digital Photography Contest, Through Your Lens, is fast approaching! The Grand Prize winner will be decided by our fans on Facebook, and will have the opportunity to learn from one of Iowa’s premiere nature photographers, Ty Smedes.

Submit your photos by Friday (Sept. 20) via the INHF Facebook Photo Contest. For full submission guidelines, please read the contest rules and regulations.

We can’t wait to see what you’ve captured!