FAIRHOPE, AL—Amateur photographers from across the Gulf Coast have two more weeks to get their entries in for the 19th Annual Weeks Bay Photo Contest. The official deadline is October 22 at 5 p.m.

With four categories and two divisions, adult and junior (16 and under), there are numerous ways to compete for the prizes, and the honor of having your photos seen throughout the year in Weeks Bay Foundation literature, website, social media and more. Winners will be chosen for first place, second place, third place, and honorable mention in each of the four categories in each division. Plus, the Best of Show honoree will receive a $100 grand prize.

Judges this year are Rodney Kilgore, Stephen Savage and Lynn Oldshue.

The categories are:
Flora: plants, trees, shrubs, flowers, etc.
Fauna: animals, insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, etc.
Habitat: outdoor scene or landscape
People in Nature: people recreating or enjoying the coastal resources.

Photos must have been take in an area near or around the water and waterways of coastal Alabama, or on coastal waters. They must be submitted electronically through Eventbrite.

For a complete list of contest guidelines, and a link to the Eventbrite entry form, visit www.weeksbay.org or call 251-990-5004.

Pictured above: 2017 Best In Show winner by Debi Parnell.