2014 Photography Contest

Friends of the Topeka Zoo’s Annual Photography Contest 

Take Your Best Shot! From wild animals to colorful landscaping, the Topeka Zoo is a photographer’s paradise and the Friends of the Topeka Zoo’s annual photography contest is the perfect opportunity for the community to showcase their talents.

Entries for the “Take Your Best Shot” photo contest will be accepted through August 1, 2014 at the Friends of the Topeka Zoo office located at 635 SW Gage Blvd. Community members of all ages are encouraged to participate. The photo categories include:

  • Animal Action Shot
  • Animal Portrait
  • Animal Group Photo
  • Horticulture/Landscape
  • Black and White
  • There will be a special category for photographs submitted by entrants under the age of 18
A panel of professional judges will review all entires based on originality, print quality, composition and image impact. All photos will become property of the Friends of the Topeka Zoo and will not be returned.
Awards will be presented for Grand Prize, Directors Choice and Staff Choice. All contestants will  receive a coupon good for one free visit during the photo exhibition. Photo entries must be a minimum of 8″ x 10″ and matted. Please do not frame submissions. If frames are turned in with submissions they will be removed for display and judging (must still be matted to be considered for contest). Winning entries will be published in the winter edition of Zooreka Magazine and the grand prize winner will recieve:
  • Personal guided photo safari at Your Topeka Zoo
  • One year family membership to the Friends of the Topeka Zoo.
  • $25 gift certificate to the Leopard Spot Gift Shop
  • $20 gift certificate to the Grazers Cafe
  • Cover photo in the winter edition of Zooreka Magazine.

View and Print the Registration Form Now!

For additional information call the Friends of the Zoo at 368-9162
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