2017 Duke Forest Photo Contest

Celebrate the life and beauty of the Duke Forest by submitting your photos to the annual Duke Forest Photo Contest. Winning submissions will be printed on 18” X 24” poster board and displayed at the Duke Forest’s Annual Gathering on November 9th. Winning photos may also be displayed on the Duke Forest Facebook page and in Duke Forest publications.

*This contest is open to everyone except Duke Forest staff members.

To Enter:

  1. Pick up to three of your favorite photos taken in the Duke Forest; they can be plants, animals, people, scenery, cultural resources, etc.
  2. Name your photo files with your last name and first name and save them as jpegs (e.g. Washington_George.jpg).
  3. Send your photos in a single email to dukeforest@duke.edu by attaching individual files to the email, each at the highest resolution possible. In the body of the email please include your name and a title for each photo.

Deadline for submission: Friday, October 27th

2015 Duke Forest Photo Contest

As always, a tough decision!  We are always in need of great photos to showcase the beauty of the Duke Forest so please feel free to send them in anytime!


From left to right: Water Flow by Douglas Tilden; Self-Portrait – Cloudy Run by Holly Leddy; and Black Snake Crossing by Jae Furman

2014 Duke Forest Photo Contest

This year’s decision was a tough one!!!  We had to choose from over 50 amazing photographs taken on the Duke Forest.  Look for next year’s contest to be advertised in October, but please feel free to email you photographs to us throughout the year.  We are always in need of great photos to showcase the beauty of the Duke Forest!

Happy snapping!!!


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Matthew Cicanese

Home for a Harvest Man




Ian Markham

Box Turtle




Amanda Shaver

Through the Trees