Pick your best shots taken in America's national parks and submit them to our National Park Photography Contest. The deadline to enter is Aug. 31, 2021, so start planning some getaways to capture your winning photo. We will award a grand prize in each of the three categories: Landscape, Wildlife and Night Skies.

Enter Your Photo

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Official Rules

View Last Year's Winning Photos

Great Prizes From TAMRON

Prize winners will get their choice of one Tamron camera lens described below. These lenses will take your photography to a new level.

Tamron 15-30mm

Model A041, $1,299 value
Compatible Mounts: Canon EF mount, Nikon, Nikon Z compatibility, Canon EOS R compatibility

The Tamron SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 is a high-speed ultra-wide-angle zoom lens with ultimate image quality that lets you capture all you see. By utilizing specialty glass materials and aspherical lens elements, Tamron’s engineers have minimized distortion and lateral chromatic aberration that can be an issue with wide-angle shooting. The lens has triple lens coatings consisting of the newly developed AX (Anti-reflection eXpand) Coating, plus eBAND (Extended Bandwidth & Angular-Dependency) and BBAR (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection) Coatings, which all combine to provide sharp and clear images even in peripheral areas. The lens features high precision AF technology and a powerful VC (Vibration Compensation) mechanism. Moisture-Resistant Construction and Fluorine Coating with enhanced durability, make it possible to shoot under any type of shooting circumstances. Find more information at www.tamron-usa.com/product/lenses/a041.html

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Tamron 150-600mm

Model A022, $1,399 Value
Compatible Mounts: Canon, Nikon, Sony (without VC), Nikon Z compatibility, Canon EOS R compatibility

The Tamron SP 150-600mm G2 (Generation 2) ultra-telephoto lens with upgraded optical performance enables handheld shooting with remarkable definition. This new lens builds upon the success of the current SP 150-600mm (Model A011) which Tamron first introduced in December 2013, including better overall optical performance and faster AF speed, VC enhancements, plus Fluorine Coating, FLEX ZOOM LOCK, and compatibility with optional 1.4X and 2X teleconverters. Find more information at www.tamron-usa.com/product/lenses/a022.html



Photo Tips from Jeff Vanuga

Jeff travels throughout the world, to capture nature’s wonders and spectacular scenes. Here are tips for visitors hoping to capture some great photos.

Peak of Watchman in Zion National Park. Photo by Charity Hagen

Zion Photo Gallery from Contest Entries

Enjoy these photos of Zion that were entered in our Photo Contests sponsored by Tamron

Milky Way over a tree's rocky perch in Zion National Park

National Park Photography Workshops

National Park Trips Media and Tamron have teamed up to offer Photo Workshops inside your favorite national parks.

Tamron Road Team

Photo Road Trip with Tamron Team Andre and Ken

The team gets caught in an unexpected rain and snow storm in Zion but comes away with some amazing photos.

The Towers of the Virgin in Zion National Park

Timelapse Video of Zion National Park

The video "ZION" is the culmination of nearly a month spent exploring Zion National Park during peak fall color.

Photo workshop participants capture the light on Bryce Canyon's hoodoos as the sun rises

Capturing Starry Nights and Sunburst Days in 3 National Parks

Staffer Mikaela Ruland shares her experiences from the National Park Photography Workshop she attended in Kanab with National Park Trips Media and Tamron.

Bryce Canyon National Park in Winter

Bryce Canyon Winter Photo Gallery

When the snow does comes to Bryce Canyon, it speckles the hoodoos and canyons and creates another dimension in the mosaic of red rock and green pine.

Bryce Canyon Amphitheater from Inspiration Point

Denver, Colorado to Utah National Parks Road Trip

Drive thru Colorado to Utah's Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion national parks. On the way visit Monument Valley and Lake Powell.

Sun setting on the Watchman and Virgin River in Zion National Park

3 Top Places to Shoot in Zion National Park

At peak season, it can be tricky to move through the crowds in Zion. Plan ahead with these location suggestions from pro photographer Ken Hubbard.