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2024 Photo Contest

General Information

  • The 2024 ALG Photo Contest will run from April 1, 2024 to October 31, 2024.

  • There are four categories:
    1. Adult butterflies
    2. Adult moths 
    3. Immature stages (cocoons, chrysalises, caterpillars and eggs)
    4. Freestyle (Anything Lepidoptera related + no geographic constraints)

  • Voting will be done by the membership through the website in November. Details to follow.

  • Entered photos may need to be slightly cropped for display on the website for voting.

  • Winning photos will be posted on the ALG website.

  • Questions? email :


  • Entrants must be Alberta Lepidopterist Guild Members.

  • Photos must be taken by the entrant.

  • Photos are eligible taken between April 1, 2024 and October 31, 2024.

  • Photos are only accepted if they were taken in: Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Yukon or Northwest Territories (does not apply to the freestyle category).

  • Maximum 1 photo entry per category.

  • No composite photos.

  • Photos must be 25 MB or less (to be be able to attach to email for entry)

  • Photos must show the subject alive and in its natural environment. Moth sheets are an exception and will be allowed.

How to Enter

  • Email your photo to:

  • Include:
    1. Your name
    2. Species name (best guess is fine!)

    3. Date the photo was taken (as accurate as possible)
    4. The category you are entering
    5. A description of your photo, or the experience of getting it!

  • If you do not receive a confirmation email. Please contact us.

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