SCBA Photo Contest

Let’s celebrate the honey bee in its bee-uty.  We have been watching so many photos on Facebook that absolutely stunning. It is time to share these photos with the association. 

Photo Submittals

  • Submit 5x7 or 4X3 unframed
  • Must include permission form 
  • Must also give or deny permission for SCBA media use. (Website and printed material)
  • Photos that have already been published on other formats can submitted.
  • Only one photo per person per category.
  • There is no time or date limit for when the photo was taken.
  • Name must be on back of photo, with permission slip included, inside envelope. 
  • Photos must be submitted by Thursday & Friday 12pm 
  • Photos can be submitted on Wednesday during check in at 1pm-5pm
  • The Photos will be scanned digitally and shared during the conference.
  • The Photos will be imprinted with SCBA logo after the contest and used for digital media on the website and videos. (With permission)

The winners will be announced at Sat Am opening session.


  • These photos will be judged by a five person panel.
  • Judges will award only one winner from each category and an honorable mention. 
  • Honorable Mention will selected by Attendees during the Thursday Banquet.
  • They will also be judged by a popular vote by the conference attendees.
  • The five panel judges will consider the photos on the following merits:
    • Uniqueness
    • Bee-uty
    • Technique
    • Subject Interest4

Categories for submission

  • Photo of Beekeeping – In the Bee Yard in the processes of keeping bees or just the beehives.
  • Photo of Honey bees – Honey bees interacting with blooms, in the hive, and in their environment.
  • Photo of Honey bees and People – Honey Bees and People interacting.
  • Photo of Honey Bee Swarms – Catching swarms as they are happening and/or swarms once landed.
  • Popular Vote-from all submissions each photo will be displayed.

(No bees covering half clothed bodies, please)

Submissions can be picked up at the conclusion of the conference.  If you have any questions please reply to

Photo Contest.pdf

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