Get Those Cameras Clicking for the Daffodil Festival Photo Contest

Latest News: The Prize is Now $150!

One thing that you can say for sure about all the beautiful flowers and fields that bloom each spring in the Skagit Valley is that they make for spectacular photo opportunities. Photographers from across the state and from around the country descend upon the Valley each year for the Daffodil Festival and Tulip Festival. This March is a great opportunity to snap some amazing images of incredibly beautiful daffodil fields with sunsets, sunrises, winter birds, and people enjoying the view.  Best of all, the top photo will win a cash prize that was just recently increased to $150 and will be the featured photo for the 2019 La Conner Daffodil Festival 

Facebook or Instagram

Entering is easy. Once you have the photos that you like the most, simply post them to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag of #laconnerdaffodils.  Once all photos have been entered, and the deadline for uploading has been announced (usually around the first week of April but varies depending on bloom dates),  judges will choose the top 10 images and then have a public vote for the winning image. 

This Year’s Featured Photographer is Randall Hodges

The image will be featured as the official photograph of the 2019 La Conner Daffodil Festival. In previous years, remarkable images such as “Rays of Radiance” and “Flight and Flowers” won the heart of our judges and voters. This year’s featured photographer is Randall Hodges. 

Remarkable Images of The Natural Beauty 

This years featured photographer, Randall Hodges, is an experienced photographer who has been working throughout the western United States full-time to capture remarkable images of our natural beauty. As an avid backpacker and hiker, Randall has spent over 15 years in the wilderness of the West where he has photographed thousands of miles of trails. His work is beautiful and has been showcased in a number of national magazines and publications. Having won many awards over the years, Randall has much to offer when it comes to the incredible natural beauty found in his work especially when it has to do with nature and the outdoors.

Fields and Fields of Daffodils

Those staying in La Conner will find that they are centrally located and literally just a few minutes away from some of the most spectacular and beautiful daffodil fields found anywhere in the world.  With so much to offer in a tiny town, including museums, boutiques and restaurants, it’s an easy choice to make La Conner your home-base to explore the Skagit Valley.