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Call for Entries Juried Photo Contest

Submit your Pinelands photograph for consideration as part of our Juried Exhibit.

July 29, 2020


The Pinelands Preservation Alliance (PPA) is pleased to announce our “Pinelands” 2021 Juried Photographic Exhibition. The opening reception is scheduled for March 27, 2021.  Online submissions open from June 1, 2020 until January 31, 2021.

Over $2,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. Awards – Open (all ages): $1,000 for 1st Place Best in Show, $350 each for 1st Place Landscape, Flora & Fauna, Other categories.

We are honored to have National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita as our judge! Read his biography.

The juried exhibit finalist photos chosen will hang in the beautiful renovated 1932 barn at PPA Headquarters in Southampton, New Jersey. All photographs submitted will be displayed in a video slideshow during the exhibit.

In addition, we have also created a new online searchable photo gallery for all photo submissions from our previous and future exhibits. See the online gallery here.

Our annual exhibit was launched in 2017 to celebrate the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of the Pinelands. Black and white and color images taken within the boundaries of the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve (see map) in the following categories will be accepted: (1) Landscape, (2) Flora & Fauna and (3) Other (People, Towns, Architecture, Culture, History, Recreation, etc.).

Photographers of all skill levels are welcome to apply.


  • Submission Deadline: January 31, 2021
  • Gallery exhibition: March 29, 2021 to May 1, 2021
  • Opening Reception: March 27, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

*Awards will be announced at the reception


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