By Marjorie Hall on 01/28/2011
After receiving more than 9,000 entries in the 2010 Share the Experience photo contest, the National Park Foundation has posted the 100 finalist images at www.sharetheexperience.org for the public’s consideration. One week remains to cast a daily vote to determine the winning image. The grand prize winner’s photo will be featured on the 2012 America the Beautiful Federal Recreation Lands Pass. The winner will be announced on March 15, 2011.
Share the Experience is the official photo contest of America’s national parks and federal recreation lands. Sponsored by Olympus and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, in partnership with the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of Reclamation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service, the Share the Experience Photo Contest entries showcase the more than 500 million acres of Federal Lands and draws entries from all across the United States.
The photo contest has been receiving entrants’ photo submissions since June of 2010. For a complete gallery of the 100 finalist photos, the official rules and list of prizes.