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East County News Service

August 13, 2018 (Borrego Springs) – Entries are being accepted now through December 1st in the annual Anza Borrego Desert photography contest. The contest’s theme is the unique and natural beauty of the Anza Borrego Desert State Park and all photos must be taken within the state park boundaries.

Get complete rules and submit digital photos in any of these six categories at




People Enjoying Anza Borrego Desert State Park

Black & White Photography

Cell Phone Photography

Photos taken outside the state park’s boundaries, such as the whimsical statues in the desert of nearby Borrego Springs, will be disqualified.

There will be an Opening Reception at the Borrego Art Institute on Saturday Feb. 2, 2019, at 5 p.m.

Winners will receive ribbons in first, second and third place for all categories as well as a one-year gift membership in the Anza-Borrego Foundation.

For more information, contact Ashley at 760-767-0446 ext. 1003 or or visit

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