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Photographers sought for ‘Stars Over Newberry’ event


Discover Your Forest would like to invite Central Oregon photographers to submit their photo representations of iconic Deschutes and Ochoco National Forest landscapes to be featured and auctioned off at a fundraising event in August.

The second annual, “Stars Over Newberry” will be held on August 12 th . A casual event that will take place atop Lava Butte in the Newberry National Volcanic Monument and will feature stargazing, live music, a silent auction, and fabulous local beer, wine and cuisine. This year’s festivities will coincide with the height of the Perseid Meteor Showers, giving visitors an unparalleled vista of the night sky. A casual event, all proceeds from the auction will benefit Discover Your Forest, the non-profit partner of the Central Oregon national forests and grassland.


Photographs must be depictions of scenes from the Newberry National Volcanic Monument and/or the Deschutes or Ochoco National Forests.

Photo submissions should be minimum size 8 x 10. Photos can be matted or mounted. Pieces need to be displayed safely on a tabletop easel. Photography canvas prints will also be accepted, but need to be displayed safely on a tabletop easel.

If individuals are recognizable by those who could identify them, a consent form must be signed, scanned, and submitted with the photo. Contact Stacey Cochran, Discover Your Forest Community Engagement Director, at for model release form(s).


2 Complimentary tickets to the Stars Over Newberry Event (a $100 value)

Name, Bio and CV or Resume on display alongside photograph

Name listings in printed program, website, social media and marketing materials

On-Stage Recognition by DYF staff

Complete Photography Submission Guidelines and Application can be found at

In partnership with the US Forest Service, Discover Your Forest provides free educational programming for over 6,000 school children annually throughout the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests. In addition, Discover Your Forest supports over 3,000 volunteers in the Deschutes National Forest and interacts with over 250,000 visitors per year. Funds raised at this event will go directly to supporting programs and visitor services on the Deschutes National Forest.

For more information go to or call us at
(541) 383-5530.

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