Photo Contest: Finding Ourselves in Nature

Waldo Lake - Brian Pasko PhotographyContest runs now through October 13, 2013

Many of us find fulfillment going out into nature, but why?  Explore the concept of human connection to the natural world.  Through photography, examine the ways that nature affects our emotions, relationships, and our personal and social identities.  Photographs could represent personal moments or reflections exploring this concept or could act as commentary on the state of the human relationship to nature.

Categories:

  1. The Human Connection to the Natural World:  Choose your favorite image of nature that elicits an emotional response within you or reflects your personal connection to the natural world.
  2. People in Nature:  Choose your favorite image of people enjoying nature.
  3. Nature and Human Behavior:  Submit an image that illustrates human behavior and its relationship to the natural world.

First Place prize in each category is a $50 gift card from Pro Photo Supply in Portland!
Second place prize in each category is a $25 gift card from Pro Photo Supply in Portland!

CONTEST DEADLINE IN OCTOBER 18, 2013
Click here for more details and to enter!


Finding Ourselves in Nature:  The Human Connection to the Natural World

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The “Finding Ourselves in Nature” photo contest is sponsored by the Columbia Group of the Sierra Club and is being promoted in conjunction with the Sierra Club Columbia Group’s Adam Alabarca Sustainability Speaker Series.   Please join us for the event!

Adam Alabarca Sustainability Speaker Series:
Please join us for a presentation from Dr. Susan Clayton, Whitmore-Williams, Professor of Psychology at The College of Wooster, who will explore the human psychological relationship to nature, and how people and human behavior might be affected by environmental changes brought about by climate change and population growth.

Hollywood Theater, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Portland
October 30, 2013
Doors open 7:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

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