Nonprofit Scenic Utah opens 1st annual photo contest to fight state's 'visual pollution'

Scenic Utah is trying to reduce "visual pollution" by hosting a statewide photo contest, open to all public submissions.

Scenic Utah is trying to reduce "visual pollution" by hosting a statewide photo contest, open to all public submissions. (Angelica Reyn, Pexels, via St. George News)



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ST. GEORGE — From Ogden to St. George, billboards and unused structures stream up and down Interstate 15.

Scenic Utah, a nonprofit organization aiming to cultivate Utah's natural beauty, calls this "visual pollution." The organization has taken new action in its efforts to reduce this by hosting a statewide photo contest, open to all public submissions.

There are six categories in the photo contest. Each category winner will be awarded a $50 photo printing at Nichols Photo Lab, a $50-value Cotopaxi backpack and a $50 gift card for Pictureline, Inc.

Read the full article at St. George News.

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