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Old Lyme Conservation Trust
P.O. Box 163
Old Lyme, CT 06371


LLCT and OLCT 2005 Photo Contest

The Lyme Land Conservation Trust, Inc. and the Old Lyme Conservation Trust, Inc. are jointly sponsoring a photo contest for pictures taken in our towns!


The contest is open to amateur photographers only and will run from May 1, 2005 to January 31, 2006.
Photos can be in color or black & white using film or digital cameras.
There is a separate youth category for those 14 years and younger.

Click here for a copy of the Contest Entry Form and the Contest Rules.



Prizes will be given for the best artistic composition in the following four categories in addition to the youth prizes:

  • Landscapes/Waterscapes

  • Plants

  • Wildlife

  • Cultural/Historic

Prizes will be given out in March, 2006:
$100 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place.


William Burt is a naturalist, wildlife photographer, author of "Rare and "Elusive Birds" & "Shadowbirds", and has written for Audubon and Smithsonian magazines.

Dr. Emily Florentino is the Curator of American Art at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, CT. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of the History of Art at Yale University. She has lectured and is published widely in various fields of art and visual culture.

John Mitchell is the former senior environment editor at the National Geographic Magazine, former field editor for the Audubon Magazine, and author of several books, his most recent being "National Geographic: The Wildlife Photographs".


If you have any questions, contact us at

Dust off your cameras and plan to get outdoors and start taking some pictures for the photo contest!


Generous Support For Our Contest Is Provided By:

Lorensen Toyota
Old Saybrook

Smith Barney Access
Tom Wing & Harry Oakley of Smith Barney

Bank of America Higher Standards Home
Bank of America
Old Lyme

Citizens Bank: Not your typical bank
Citizens Bank
Old Lyme

Coldwell Banker
Old Lyme


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