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Joyce K. L. Smith Environmental Photography Show & Competition

The JKLS Environmental Photography Competition has been discontinued. Thank you to everyone who has participated as a volunteer or an entrant. If you wish to be added to the email list for notifications should this event or a simlar event be held in the future, you can visit our mailing list page to submit your information. 


Joyce K.L. Smith Environmental Photography Competition
"A Celebration of Broome County's Environment" 

2012 Guidelines and Entry Form 
Entries due on Wednesday, April 4th

 Model Release Form (pdf) 
(Required if human subjects
appear in submitted photographs)

The Broome County Environmental Management Council (EMC) invites amateur photographers and local high school students to submit photographs for the 2012 Joyce K.L. Smith Environmental Photography Show & Competition.

This is the 16th year of the competition which aims to raise awareness about the beauty of Broome County’s natural and cultural environment. Entrants may submit up to three (3) photographs for consideration in five (5) categories: wildlife, plant life, natural landscape, cultural landscape, and people in action. A panel of professionals will select one (1) winner and several runners-up in each category as well as special recognition for the best submission from a local high school student.

The entry deadline is Wednesday, April 4th. Prizes will be provided by our co-sponsors. Winners and those receiving honorable mention will be exhibited at the Broome County Library from May 16th through June 28. An opening reception and awards ceremony, open to the public, will be held Wednesday, May 16 from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Library.

In addition to the Environmental Management Council, the event is supported by the following sponsors:

Broome County Public Library, Downtown Binghamton
Garland Gallery,  Downtown Binghamton
Che Bella! Fine Framing & Allstate Glass, Upper Front Street, Binghamton
The Beveled Edge, Washington Ave, Endicott
Silver Image Photographics, Vestal Parkway, Vestal

The event is held in honor of Joyce K.L. Smith, a longtime EMC member and local leader for the environment. Contributions to the Joyce Smith Memorial Fund, which is dedicated to furthering environmental education and enhancing environmental quality, are welcome and appreciated.

For more information, please visit www.gobroomecounty.com/emc or contact the Environmental Management Council at 607-778-2375, weekdays.


2011 Competition Winners

Joyce Kam Lan Smith

The EMC is Broome County government's citizens’ advisory board on local environment matters. Joyce Smith and her husband, Paul, played key roles in establishing and maintaining the work of the EMC and made many significant contributions to the organization over the years. Joyce helped to establish and plan the EMC’s first Photo Show. The Show was renamed in her honor and a memorial fund was established in her name  commemorating her dedication to the EMC and her appreciation for Broome County's environment.


Environmental Photography Show & Competition Archives

Joyce K.L. Smith Environmental Photography Show & Competition Winners

2011 Winners 2010 Winners 2009 Winners2008 Winners  
2007 Winners 2006 Winners2005 Winners2004 Winners
2003 Winners2002 Winners2001 Winners  

Environmental Photography Show & Competition Winners Photo Story (2001-2005)(wmv, 8MB)