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Special Event

2024 Annual Photo Contest: Macros

Submissions Allowed: November 4th - December 22nd, 2023
9:30am - 4:30pm, Daily Until December 22nd, 2023

**Application/Digital File Submission Deadline EXTENDED New Deadline: Friday, December 22, 2023, by 4:30pm**

Davie, FL – – – Calling All Photographers!  Flamingo Gardens is looking for your best “Macro Photographs” to be featured in a Gallery Exhibition from February 3 – 25, 2024.  Selected photo finalists may be featured on Flamingo Gardens’ website, social media and may also be published in items for sale in the Gift Shop.  There is no fee to enter, and each participant may submit up to three (3) entries.

Macro photography is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects and living organisms like insects and plants, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size. All photos should be taken at Flamingo Gardens. (Use of a Macro Lens is not required)

Selected finalists will compete in a juried exhibit. They and their guests will be invited to an awards reception on Friday, February 23, and will be given two complimentary passes to Flamingo Gardens to be used on another date.  Awards will be presented for the following: Best of Show $150, First Place $100, Second Place $75, Third Place $50, up to five (5) Judge’s Recognition Awards, $25 each and new this year – a People’s Choice Award of $100.

Download the submission form here or pick up a copy at Guest Services.                                                                         

Annual Photo Contest Details: 

  • Theme: Flamingo Gardens’ Macro Photography
  • Application/Digital Art File Submission Deadline: December 22nd, 2023, at 4:30pm.
  • No entry fee to participate.
  • Each photographer may submit up to three (3) photos for consideration.
  • Images should be submitted in a high-resolution, jpeg format.
  • Selected photos must be framed according to the specifications on the submission form.

Flamingo Gardens Admission:

  • $24 for ages 12+,
  • $17 for ages 3-11,
  • Flamingo Gardens members and children 2 or younger are admitted free.

Flamingo Gardens is located at 3750 South Flamingo Road in Davie, FL 33330. Narrated Tram Tour, Wildlife Encounters, Butterfly Conservatory, Gallery Exhibits and visits to the Wray Home Museum are included in admission price. Specialty weekend programs may be subject to change. Please check website for details prior to your visit. For more information, visit or call 954-473-2955.

Presented by:

Sponsored by:

Major support for Flamingo Gardens provided by the Broward County Cultural Division, the Cultural Council, and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners.

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The exhibit is included with admission to Flamingo Gardens and open to the public 7 days a week 9:30am – 4:30pm. Last tickets sold at 4:00pm.


Vivian Williams

Special Programs Department

(954) 473-2955 x125

[email protected]