"Nature in Our Backyard" Photography Contest

Photography Contest

Thank you to everyone that participated in the 2022 "Nature in Our Backyard" Photography Contest.  The contest has concluded and winning photographs are presented below.  Be sure to check back in the Spring of 2023 for next year's contest.  View the winning photographs, below.

Photo Guidelines:

• Photographer does not need to be a Dublin resident, but the submission must be a photograph taken in Dublin, CA. 

• Location of where the photograph was taken must be included.

• Photographs should represent the scene that is photographed; no removal or insertion of objects using software. It is acceptable to change the exposure or use software to highlight various parts of a photograph. 

•  Photographs must have been taken within the last 12 months (Generally April to April). 

•  Limit of five (5) entries per individual.  One form submission is required for each photograph.

•  A panel of judges will narrow contest submission down to the top then.  The Community will be asked to decide the final winners by voting on a Grand Prize and 1st through 3rd place finishers.  

Winners will receive gift certificates to Mike's Camera. The Grand Prize winner will receive a $200 gift certificate; the First-Place winner will receive a $100 gift certificate; the Second-Place winner will receive a $50 certificate; and the Third-Place winner will receive a $25 gift certificate. In addition, all of the top four winners will receive certificates of recognition from the City of Dublin at a City Council meeting; be featured on the City of Dublin website; receive a metal print of their picture from Mike's Camera in Dublin; and their photographs will be displayed in the lobby of City Hall.

2022 Photography Contest Winners 

 Grand Prize: Catherine Treyes, "Golden Hour" 
 Location: Calaveras Ridge Trail

Sunset behind wild plants

 First Place
: Monique Richardson, "We Shine Together"
 Location: Private Residence (Canterbury Lane)

Two Sunflowers

 Second Place: Amit Srivastava, "Here to Help"
 Location: Fallon Rd & Cydonia Ct.

White, Black, and Brown Goats

 Third Place: Shawna S., "Blue Bird"
 Location: Along Tassajara Road.

Blue Bird on Post

 *The City of Dublin reserves the right to display and of the submitted photographs on the City website and other City media to help promote the City in perpetuity.  Photographers will receive credit when photographs are used.