Audubon’s Partnership with Canon

Photo: Angus Mordant

Throughout 2018, Audubon and Canon are teaming up to share the beauty and wonder of birds with people throughout the United States and around the world. 

The annual Audubon Photography Awards show birdlife at its most vivid, vulnerable, formidable, and elegant.  And, with support from Canon, the winning photographs from both the 2017 and 2018 awards are traveling the country and being displayed by Audubon centers, chapters, libraries, and community hubs. Visitors from Miami to Seattle can walk among the winning photographs and learn more about local birdlife.

Selected from more than 10,000 entries, the winning photographs also appeared in the summer issue of Audubon magazine and Audubon’s website featured photo galleries pulled from the top entries including top 100 bird photos and fascinating bird behavior.

Audubon and Canon also teamed up to let thousands of people try their hand at bird photography. This fall, a series of events were held at Audubon centers across the network, where participants could borrow the latest Canon camera gear and take it out on a bird walk with an Audubon naturalist to capture their own memorable shots. Canon experts and gear were also on hand at the annual Audubon Greenwich Hawk Festival in Connecticut and the Strawberry Plains Hummingbird Migration and Nature Celebration in Mississippi, Audubon’s largest outdoor nature festival.

Audubon takes pride in the stunning bird photography displayed in Audubon magazine and at Audubon centers and chapters nationwide. These photographs play a vital role in telling the story of protecting birds and the places they need. By working with partners like Canon, we are able to share that story with people in communities everywhere as well as offer bird lovers an opportunity for hands-on experiences with Canon’s photography experts and equipment to better learn how to capture striking moments of birdlife.

Canon is committed to a wide range of environmental initiatives in the United States and around the world. Canon’s Bird Branch Project is aimed at conserving biodiversity, including birds and other living beings at their sites globally.

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