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Three images are shown in picture frames. The first shows a cowboy and a herd of longhorns, the second shows a scuba diver in crystal clear water in the San Marcos River, and the third shows a massive gravel mine rising from the forest with houses shown clustered nearby. Banner reads "2022 Photo Contest: Snapshot of the Hill Country - Our region is changing. Share your view! Hill Country Alliance"

The 2024 Hill Country Photo Contest has come to a close

We received over 650 submissions in this year’s contest – a huge new record. Thank you to all who participated! Virtual judging has come to a close for the people’s choice award, and formal judging is underway. Finalists will be contacted in July and we hope to announce winners in late August!

Hill Country Photo Contest runs May 1 – 31

Learn more about the 2024 Photo Contest

Upload Photos and Vote

Author: DiamondZ
Title: Sitting Pretty
Location: Blanco County, Texas
Description: Sometimes the gray foxes on our property are skittish and run off as soon as they see you and other times, like this one, they sit down and stare at you.
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Map shows the 17 counties of the Texas Hill Country and reads "The Texas Hill Country - A home worth protecting"

Map shows counties and major cities considered to be part of the Texas Hill Country and therefore eligible for entry into the photo contest.

Important Tips:

  • Read the Terms and Conditions carefully to make sure your photos qualify before uploading your photos
  • Only color photographs with a horizontal/landscape layout will be eligible – 12×9 in dimensions recommended
  • Do not add text (including names and dates), borders, frames or other digitally alterations beyond standard optimization (see Terms and Conditions for details)
  • Only photographs taken in the 17-county Hill Country region will qualify – see map
  • Contestants must be the original photographer and/or owner of the copyright of each photo submitted
  • After uploading your photos, go to the “your images” tab and click on each image to make sure it uploaded properly. If you are not satisfied with a photo you may delete your photo and try again. Be aware any votes for your photo will be lost upon deleting. If you run into issues uploading a new photo, email leah@hillcountryalliance.org

The Hill Country Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to raise public awareness and build community support around the need to preserve the natural resources and heritage of the Central Texas Hill Country. Visit us at www.hillcountryalliance.org.

Learn about past photo contests:
2022 Hill Country Photo Contest
2023 Hill Country Photo Contest 

Leah Cuddeback, Outreach and Communications – Hill Country Alliance | leah@hillcountryalliance.org