Student Competition

Student Photos at NVPE 19Detailed information and instructions to submit images will be provided in Spring 2020.

View photos from finalists in the 2019 competition.

High school students (or rising 9 grade students) from the following areas may submit images to the competition:

  • Washington DC
  • Maryland: Frederick, Howard, Montgomery & Prince George’s Counties & adjacent Maryland cities & towns
  • Virginia: Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun & Prince William Counties & adjacent Virginia cities & towns


Students receiving awards at Nature Visions on November 2, 2019

Each of the 10 finalists receives 3 passes to the awards ceremony and keynote speaker presentation on Saturday during our event weekend. Additionally, there are cash prizes awarded as follows:

  • Grand Prize (1): $500
  • Finalists Prizes (9): $100

Free Student and Teacher Entry on Friday

Teachers of high school photography classes and clubs in the District of Columbia and neighboring areas of Maryland and Virginia are invited to bring students FREE to attend the all day seminar on Friday of our event weekend. Please email us at to make arrangements.