The Middleton Stream Team created our MST Annual Photo Contest to develop appreciation, enjoyment, and stewardship of Middleton’s many miles of the Ipswich River, local streams, and wetlands, as well as the wildlife living in those habitats. We’re excited to announce our 2022 Nature Photo contest this year! Prizes will be awarded to entrants in a general and student category and entrants will be judged by a panel of judges.

Prizes are as follows:

  • Adult: First Place: $200; Second: $100 and Third: $50. Awards donated by the Middleton Stream Team.
  • Students: First place: $100; Second: $75 and Third: $50. Awards provided by generous donation.
  • Stream Team Members: Certificates in recognition of member’s outstanding photography.

Here are our rules for submission:

  1. Photographs must be taken within Middleton between January 1, 2022 and January 4, 2023.
  2. The subject matter is not restricted, except that all photographs must be taken on or beside the river, streams, ponds or wetlands within Middleton.
  3. The contest has two categories: General and Student (any student through high school)
  4. Each photograph must be original and may be color or black and white.
  5. Each entrant may submit up to three photographs.
  6. Photographs should be submitted online here.
  7. Photos must be received by Saturday, January 7, 2023
  8. Photographers retain all rights to their work. Entrants grant permission to the Middleton Stream Team to use the photographs. Printed photographs will not be returned.

Photos from previous years can be found on our website here. If you would like more information about our contest, please reach out to us