Show us your backyards!

2017 photo contest
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Winning Entry

Total Votes
Rainstorm in Arizona

Rainstorm in Arizona

by Thuy Vy Vu — I was trying to capture a rainstorm in the distance.

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Show us your backyards!

SUBMIT your photos: 
Share up to three images for the contest, which runs Aug. 1 - Aug. 31, 2017. 

VOTE for your favorite images: 
Make your choices between Sept. 1 - Sept. 15, 2017 at midnight.


The contest will result in two overall winners: one audience-chosen and one HCN editor choice. Prize awarded will be a MindShift rotation 180° Trail 16L backpack, specific for photographers, or a MindShift FirstLight 20L backpack. Thank you to MindShift Gear for sponsoring this contest!

The fine print:

If you have any issues with or questions about the photo contest, please contact the contest administrator, Gretchen King, at [email protected].