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Calling All Photographers of Virginia’s Scenic Beauty!

Update: The 2018 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest is now closed. Stay tuned for announcements on the winners!

Our 2018 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest is now open, and we invite you to enter. The deadline for submitting your gorgeous shots is May 15 at midnight. 

Each summer the Richmond Times-Dispatch reveals our Photo Contest Winners in a full-color cover feature in their Sunday Culture section and on their website. Every Saturday the Times-Dispatch publishes a different Virginia Vistas photo on the editorial page. Throughout the year, Scenic Virginia features winning photographs prominently on our website and social media platforms.

Country Lane by Richard Koth, Best in Show Winner

Country Lane by Richard Koth, 2017 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest Best in Show Winner