2019-2020 Photo Contest

Creatures Great and Small: Capturing the Scenic Side of Tennessee’s Wildlife


  • To celebrate the beauty and diversity of animals that enrich Tennessee’s viewscapes. 
  • To deepen our connection with these creatures and their habitats, and better appreciate their place in Tennessee’s natural, cultural and scenic character.
  • To showcase the photographer’s art, skill and ingenuity in capturing wildlife subjects, their habitats and their personalities.


  • The late Mack Prichard, former Tennessee State Naturalist, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (see Mack’s legacy at www.mackprichard.com)
  • Kevin Hancock, nature and commercial photographer, Knoxville; see his work at hancockphoto.com
  • Jim Robertson, Cookeville, retired Federal Civil Service photographer and former staff photographer for the Tennessee Department of Conservation