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BREC's BATON ROUGE ZOO Photo Contest

Sponsored by THE ADVOCATE

Thank you for joining us for the Zoo's photo contest! A total of 269 photos were submitted, with nearly 500 votes were cast for "Fan Favorite." The Zoo would like to extend a special thanks to our presenting sponsor, The Advocate, and to our judges: Gary Meek, owner of Quiet Light Photography; and Marie Constantin, owner of Marie Constantin Photography.

Visit www.theadvocate.com/contests.


WinnersGrand Prize Winner

  Photo Title Photographer
  "The Peacock" Heather Moats

 Children

  Photo Title Photographer Place
  "Leisurely Swim" MacKenzie Scelfo
1st
  "Good Morning Sleepyhead" Grace Kato 2nd
  "Perching Peacock" Kate Decouet
3rd

Junior

  Photo Title Photographer Place
  "Pelican" Rebecca Lawler
1st
  "Beautiful Rattlesnake" Amber Cook
2nd
  "Lucky Ducks" Anna McLain
3rd

 Novice Adult

  Photo Title Photographer Place
  "Pretty in Pink" Sarah Edwards
1st
  "I Feel Pretty" Sarah Edwards
2nd
  "New Kid on the Block" Tania Mancik
3rd

 Advanced Adult

  Photo Title Photographer Place
  "Strike a Pose" Terri Lambert
1st
  "Great Egret" Ginger Kraemer

2nd

  "Laughing Thrush" Terri Lambert
3rd

Fun Foto

 

  Photo Title Photographer Place
  "Who's in the Cage?" Catherine Lorio
1st
  "Earth Fountain" Rhiannon Sacco

2nd

  "Enjoying Boo at the Zoo" Jessica Shearer
3rd

Kenya

 

  Photo Title Photographer Place
  "Mara Rainbow" Joseph G. Simmons
1st
  "Mara Sunrise" Joseph G. Simmons

2nd

  "Giraffes in Kenya" Jon Segar
3rd

 

Fan Favorite

  Photo Title Photographer
  "Mom and Babe" Lanie Skaggs

 

 


 

CATEGORIES

  • Children, ages 12 and younger  (NOTE:  Parent or guardian must register and submit photo for this category)
  • Junior, ages 13 up to 18
  • Novice ADULT, beginners and nonprofessionals
  • Advanced ADULT, considerable experience to professional
  • Kenya, those who traveled with Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo to Kenya in Fall of 2013

 

PHOTO RIGHTS/USAGE

Entries will be acknowledged by email so it is very important to have a valid email address when registering and to check that email periodically.  Photographs remain the copyrighted property of the photographer; however, BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo and Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo and THE ADVOCATE reserve the non-exclusive right to use the imaged submitted to the contest for publicity, advertising, promotional, educational, and other purposes without obtaining further permission and/or compensation. The Baton Rouge Zoo and Friends of the Zoo and THE ADVOCATE will attempt to give credit to the photographer. Uploading your photo constitutes acceptance of these terms.

 

PRIZES
Grand Prize Winner
- Honorary Keeper (Patron) Level Membership to Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo
- Behind the scenes tour for winner and 3 guests
- Winning Photo featured on the cover of Wild Times, the Zoo's newsletter
- A C.C. Lockwood print of the Zoo's Malayan tigers
- A collectible Baton Rouge Zoo ornament (featuring a giraffe)


First Place Winners
- Household membership to Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo
- A C.C. Lockwood print of the Zoo's Malayan tigers
- A collectible Baton Rouge Zoo ornament (featuring a giraffe)

Second and Third Place Winners
- A C.C. Lockwood print of the Zoo's Malayan tigers
- A collectible Zoo Ornament (featuring a giraffe)

 

 

Fun Fact
When a cassowary or emu female mates, she lays the eggs, but the male incubates and raises them. The female may mate with 2 or 3 males a season.
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