2021 "Wild About Kansas" Photo Contest
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Park's "Wild About Kansas" photo contest showcases Kansas outdoors through the lens of amateur and professional photographers. Participate and show us what makes you WILD ABOUT KANSAS.
2020 Wild About Kansas Photo Contest Winners
Wildlife: 1st – Jun Zuo, Olathe; 2nd – Sean Tomlinson, Newton; 3rd – Donna Haldas, New Castle, DE
Outdoor Recreation : 1st – Darcy Daniels, Halstead; 2nd – Dave Klema, Wilson; 3rd – Mary Mejia, Olathe
Landscapes: 1st – Jun Zuo, Olathe; 2nd – Jeffrey Cole, Overland Park; 3rd – Sean Tomlinson, Newton
Other Species: 1st – Malcolm Gold, Overland Park; 2nd – Megan Lambert, Plainville; 3rd – Mark Alexander, Newton
Hunting and Fishing: 1st – Jessi Jacobs, Hays; 2nd – Molly Browning, Topeka; 3rd – Larry Weast, Hiawatha
Wildlife: 1st – Kendall Mast, Hutchinson; 2nd – Michaela Gold, Overland Park; 3rd – Kendall Mast, Hutchinson
Outdoor Recreation: 1st – Johanna Walker, Franklin; 2nd – Michaela Gold, Overland Park
Landscapes: 1st – Nathan McConnell, Salina; 2nd – Clayton Kunselman, Satana; 3rd – John Walker, Franklin
Other Species: 1st – Danielle Gold, Overland Park; 2nd – Ella Jones, Junction City; 3rd – Clayton Kunselman, Satana
Hunting and Fishing: 1st – Jack Punswick, Olathe
To purchase a copy of the 2021 photo issue or to subscribe to Kansas Wildlife And Parks Magazine, call Annie Swisher in circulation at (620) 672-5911.
- Game Species (This category is primarily for game mammals, migratory birds, furbearers, etc.)
- Non-game Species (This category is primarily for insects, reptiles, and amphibians, etc.)
- Outdoor Recreation (Not hunting or fishing)
- Hunting and Fishing
-Mailed entries and photos less than 1 MB will NOT be accepted.
-Participants may enter only/up to three (3) photos total for the contest, regardless of categories.
-Each photo is judged on creativity, composition, subject matter, lighting and overall sharpness.
-The contest is open to residents and non-residents, and there is no age limit.
-Photos must be the participants original work and taken in the state of Kansas.
-Photos from participants under the age of 18 will be placed in a youth division; all others will compete in the adult division.