Photo Contest "America the Beautiful" - Scenic America
2022 America the Beautiful Photo Contest
Center Stage by Kerry Griechen, 2021 Photo Contest Winner

Calling all photographers!

Scenic America is in search of your best photographs that showcase what’s unique and beautiful about our nation and where you find beauty in your community. Our second-annual America the Beautiful Photo Contest kicks off on July 19, 2022. This is an opportunity for photographers of all levels to show off their best images for national recognition.

Why enter?

As the nation’s only national nonprofit organization that works to protect the scenic qualities of our nation, we recognize the value of compelling photography in demonstrating the importance of our mission. Plus, this is your chance to show what scenic beauty means to you, and to others across our nation. Your work can help us make a difference.

Full Rules & Contest Details

Please review all guidelines before submitting your entries.

About Our Judges

We are grateful to our panel of judges, including award-winning travel journalist Norie Quintos, Blue State Creative Director Joy Nelson, IGDC founder Holly Gardner, GRAPHEK founder Ellen Kim, talented photographer and Chief Museum Content Officer at National Medal of Honor Museum Rob Shenk, and Scenic America board member Hal Kassoff.

How to Enter:

The contest opens on July 19, 2022, and runs through September 6, 2022. Stay tuned for more details. If you have any questions or concerns, contact us at

Legal Guidelines:

View additional guidelines here.

Past Winners:

View the 2021 contest winners here.

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