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“Florida’s Natural Beauty” ~ Juried Photo Exhibition 2023

Florida’s Natural Beauty ~ Juried Photo Exhibition 2023 is an annual nationwide photography exhibition presented by Audubon of Martin County and hosted by the Historical Society of Martin County (HSMC) and the Elliott Museum. Audubon of Martin County believes that when we advocate on behalf of birds, wildlife and the environment, we promote a healthier, more sustainable, and more inclusive human community. Sharing a passion for Florida’s natural heritage is essential for its future.

The contest will be live on September 30, 2023 for digital photo submissions to be uploaded by all participants to through December 8, 2023. To view the contest rules, to register, and to view specific photo criteria, please visit


Photography categories include Birds, Wildlife, Flora/Landscape, Cell Phone Photography and Creative Photography. Participants may enter up to seven (7) photos in each category.

Entry Fees:

$20 per photo for Audubon of Martin County Members / $25 per photo for non-members

Jurying Process:

Judging will be done on a blind basis by a panel of independent judges, each an expert in their field and photography. All participants will be notified of acceptance or denial in their account on December 18, 2023.



  • All amateur and professional photographers may enter

  • Open to photographers in the contiguous US only

  • Photos must be taken in the State of Florida

  • Must adhere to all rules and regulations before registering to enter

  • Audubon of Martin County board member participation is prohibited


  • Best in Show: $300.00

  • 1st Place in Each Category: $200.00

  • 2nd Place in Each Category: $100.00

  • 3rd Place in Each Category: $50.00

  • Honorable Mention awards may also be awarded at the discretion of the judges.

Photo Exhibit, Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony:

January 25, 2024 with winners announced from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Elliott Museum, 825 NE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL 34996.

Open Exhibit:

The exhibit will be on display from January 25 through March 7, 2024 at the Elliott Museum.


Sonia Sousa

Audubon of Martin County


Photo Exhibition Chairperson

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