Read the stories behind 2019's three first place shots and view all 33 winning photos.

Watch for our 2020 National Park Photo Contest starting January 2nd.

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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, 2019, 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

Great Prizes From TAMRON

Prize winners will get their choice of one Tamron camera lens described below with mount for Canon, Nikon and Sony Full-Frame, or APS-C DSLR cameras. (See lens specifications on website for mount availability.) These lenses will take your photography to a new level.

Tamron SP 150-600MM F/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2

($1,399 value)

Zoom up to 600mm for images that soar. Capture the power and beauty of wildlife, birds, travel destinations, and exciting sports action close-ups with this high-performance 150 - 600mm long-range zoom. More info.

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Tamron SP 24-70MM F/2.8 Di VC USD G2

($1,199 value)

Capture the sharpest images of the park with Tamron's eBAND coating that dramatically curbs ghosting and flare, plus the highest vibration compensation (VC) levels in its class. More info.

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Tamron SP 15-30MM F/2.8 Di VC USD G2

($1,299 value)

Snap that sweeping wide-angle shot of the park’s landscapes. Tamron upgraded its legendary ultra-wide-angle zoom lens. The newly developed AX Coating plus the high-precision auto focus enables sharp images. More info.

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We received more than 3,000 entries for our 2018 National Parks Photography Contest. The judges had a difficult time with so many incredible photos submitted. But they persevered and chose three winners in each category: Landscape, Wildlife and Night Skies. See the winning shots from 2018 and read the stories behind the top three.

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