Winter Photo and Video Contest

Enjoy the winning pictures from The Old Farmer’s Almanac Winter Photo Contest.

Don’t Almanac readers take some stunning wintertime photos?  We thank all of our readers for sharing the beauty over the years. You can find ALL of the winter photo entries in our picture gallery.

Winter Photo Contest Winners


2014–2015 Winner: “Frozen in Time”

Credit: Dave Segar
This is a truly unique photo that captures a moment in time. 

See all 2014–2015 Contest Runners-Up

20132014 Winner: “Looking for Signs of Spring”

Credit: Connie Still
Love the color! We’ve never seen so many cardinals all at once. We couldn’t resist the orginality of this photo.

See all 2013–2014 Contest Runners-Up

2012 –2013 Winner: “Winter Woodpecker”
Seeing the bird through frost-covered branches added interest to this picture. We enjoyed the composition, pattern, and colors.

See all 2012–2013 Contest Runners-Up

“Winter Reflection”

Credit: Tammy Link

“Little Bantam in the Snow”

Credit: blessed1indeed
We love this unusual shot with the off-white of the chicken against the snow—plus, the striking contrast of the beak and comb.


“Halfingers love snow!”

Credit: Bert’s Buck-Up Ranch
You can feel the energy in this photo.


Click below to see more stunning pictures!

See all 2014–2015 Contest Winners

See all 2013–2014 Contest Winners

See all 2012-2013 Contest Winners

See all 2011-2012 Contest Winners

See all 2010-2011 Contest Winners

See 2009-2010 Contest Winners


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For some reason, when i click

For some reason, when i click on the link to submit my photo, it shows up that its an error. I've tried it several times and it still will not let me submit my photo. Please tell me if there is any other way i can send it to you. Thank you.

Nancy, What is the exact

Lou Eastman's picture

What is the exact error message you are getting? I've tested the system here and have been unable to recreate the problem. Any detailed information you can add here will help us solve this for you :)

on your winter photo contest,

on your winter photo contest, so we vote on the one we want to win, or do you select the winner?

Hi Tammie, This page is for

Hi Tammie, This page is for folks who want to enter by uploading their photo.  The Almanac editors will judge the winners, however, we've often asked readers to vote in our newsletters or Facebook to get their input, too!

Congrats Cheryl your gorgeous

Congrats Cheryl your gorgeous blue Jay! :-).

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