Oct 01

Yellowstone Forever 2025 Calendar – Call for Submissions

The Call for Submissions officially closed on 10/31/23. Thanks to all for participating!

Yellowstone Forever, Yellowstone National Park’s official nonprofit partner, invites you to submit images to be considered for our Yellowstone Forever 2025 Wall Calendar! From the park’s awe-inspiring thermal features, waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and beyond, we are looking for captivating images of Yellowstone in all seasons.

Submission is open until October 31, 2023.

Below you will find the essential details you will need to know in order to participate. Please also take time to review the Terms and Conditions.

How to Submit:

  • Find our official entry form here. All entries must be submitted through this online form.
  • Photographers may submit up to 5 images.
  • File Naming: Please name each image file using the following information: species or feature, location, time of year, and your name (last name first): i.e. GrizzlyAndCub_LamarValley_Summer_DoeJane.
    • You do not need to provide any image descriptions at this time.
  • Submit full resolution jpg files. Though the calendar will be square (16″x16″), your submission does not have to be in a square ratio. We will crop to best fit the composition of the calendar.
  • Landscape and wildlife images are welcome.


  • We will pay $500 for published featured cover image, $350 for each featured monthly photograph, and $150 for smaller images within the calendar grid for each month (there will be one non-feature image for each month).
  • All photographers with an image chosen for publication will receive a complimentary Yellowstone Forever 2025 Calendar.


  • Selected images will be announced on Yellowstone’s birthday, March 1, 2024 (winners will be notified prior to this date).
  • Selected and Honorable Mention photos may be showcased on the Yellowstone Forever website and social media channels, only in association with the 2025 Calendar.

Non-exclusive rights:

  • Photographers retain full copyright of their submitted images. Submitted images may only be used on Yellowstone Forever’s online assets in conjunction with the 2025 Calendar. See Terms and Conditions for further details.

Other Details:

  • There is no cost to enter.
  • Photographs must be taken within the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park.
  • The 2025 Calendar will be available for purchase in Yellowstone Forever Park Stores and online in the summer of 2024. Date TBD.
  • Individuals submitting photos must be 18 years of age at the time of submission.
  • Citizens of any country may submit photos and are eligible to receive payment for images chosen for the Yellowstone Forever 2025 Calendar.
  • Submitted photographs may have been taken in any year.

From F.J. Haynes to William Henry Jackson, photography has played a vital role in the admiration, conservation, and protection of Yellowstone National Park. Thank you for carrying on this legacy of highlighting the magnificent beauty and wonder of the world’s first national park. We look forward to seeing your images!

Please contact [email protected] with questions or for more information.

Calendar image of grizzly sow and cubs by Jim Futterer