Photo Contest

5th Annual Friends of the Porkies Photo Contest

Numerous waterfalls, 26 miles of Lake Superior lakeshore, 90 miles of trail, 60,000 acres of land, 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 photo opportunities.


3rd Annual (2015) Photo Contest Winners

2nd Annual (2014) Photo Contest Winners

1st Annual (2013) Photo Contest Winners

NOTE: Photo must have been taken in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.

Vistas (Lake/Landscapes/Waterfalls)
Macro (Close Ups)

Limit: 3 entries per participant

Participation: You must own all legal rights to submitted photos.

Photo Format and Size Info: Photographs must be in digital format and submitted online only. However, scans of negatives, transparencies or photographic prints are acceptable. Color (RGB, not CMYK), B&W, RAW, Edited and Medium formats are accepted and must in .jpg. jpeg, .png, or .gif format. All digital files must be 1 megabyte or smaller and must be at least 700 pixels wide (for a horizontal image) or 700 pixels tall (for a vertical image) at 72-pixels-per-inch resolution.

Please use the following guideline when naming your photo: Category_last name_subject

Copyright: You may retain the rights to all of your submissions, but allow the Friends of the Porkies to use for promotional purposes with the appropriate photo credits.

Judging: The contest submissions will be judged based on the creativity, originality and in accordance to the contest/category theme.

Please submit entries using the form below.
Please use the following guideline when naming your photo


First and last name

Street address or P.O. box



ZIP code

Phone number

Your email


If your category is "Photo Story," please submit your images one at a time below. You will have to fill out this form for each one.

Upload Photo (1 MB limit)
If your photo is larger than the 1 megabyte limit, you can use a free online image resizer such as Pic Resize. Click on "Help" and check out #7 in the FAQ for instructions.

Acceptable File Types: .gif, .png, .jpg, .jpeg


Type the characters below

Winners will be announced on our website and in our April e-Newsletter.
All entries must be submitted by January 15, 2018.