Enter your photos for a chance to win one of three 1-year ICPS memberships!
- Portraits of Carnivorous Plants (a single plant or collection)
- Carnivorous Plants in the Wild (photos taken of plants in their natural habitat)
- People and Plants (Wacky or serious photo of carnivorous plants and the people who love them)
- Entry Deadline: All entries must be submitted by April 14, 2023. Entries are judged before the World Carnivorous Plant Day (WCPD). Entries will be presented in a slide show on WCPD 2023 - May 3. The entry deadline is not flexible, so please plan ahead.
- Photos are judged based on three criteria:
- Color, Lighting, Exposure and Focus
- Inspirational Power
- Contest open to ICPS member photographers and fans of our ICPS Facebook pages only! You must take your own photos to enter. No 2nd party non-member photos please.
- AMATEUR photographers only (a professional photographer is defined as making 40% or more of their annual salary from selling photos).
- Entries must be sent through email as jpegs. Sending photos individually is fine. A return email will be sent to confirm receipt of the photos sent via email. If you do not receive a confirmation email, we did not receive the photos.
- No more than 5 entries per individual.
- Photographer grants ICPS permission to use the photos in any ICPS publication, including the ICPS web site, education infographics and educational books. All other rights retained by Photographer.
- Please clean up your photo entries if scanned. No modifications will be made to photos for judging once received.
- Please save your photo file with your name and photo number - example kenny.coogan.1.jpg, kenny.coogan.2jpg, etc. This will assist us with filing photos and identifying species for future use in our publications.
All entries must be accompanied by:
- Phone number
- Category of each entry
- Species / hybrid of each entry
- Example file names and descriptions
- Kenny.coogan.1.jpg – Nepenthes sanguinea - Profile
- Kenny.coogan.2.jpg – Drosera capensis – Carnivorous Plants in the wild
Mail Entries to:
Education Director, ICPS
Pinguicula arvetii (blue and white flowers), Chambéry, France. Photo by Aymeric Roccia.
Sarracenia leucophylla x willisii. Photo by Robert Little.