Header with three images of nature photography
Photographs by: Laëtitia Duret (Top), Adrienne Kallner (Middle) & Anne Pierce (Bottom)
The Discovery Center

2020 Photo Exhibit

A Juried Photo Exhibit


Each visitor views the Albany Pine Bush Preserve from a unique vantage point worthy of celebrating and sharing. The jurors, Denise Hackert-Stoner and Scott Stoner, selected photographs that represent the biological diversity of the Preserve as well as the diversity and focus of the photographers.  Each of the photographs in the show gives us a unique perspective of this inland pine barrens.


You can view the show on the trail or online this year from December 5th, 2020 until March 1st, 2021

On the Trail

Starting at the back of the Discovery Center under the big white pavillion, the show begins.  Follow the blue trail up to the overlook to view all 30 final images selected by the jurors to be in the show.


Go to our online gallery to view an album containing all 30 final images selected by the jurors to be in the show.


Vote now (starting at 9pm on December 4) for your favorite photograph.  The photograph with the most votes on February 28th at midnight will win the People's Choice award.  


View our online virtual unveiling of this year's juried photo exhibit, celebrating the uniqueness and diversity of the Albany Pine Bush Preserve. We'll virtually walk through this years’ show and see some amazing photos all taken in the Albany Pine Bush.  Juror selected awards will be presented. Suitable for all ages

People's Choice

Vote for your favorite begining December 4th at 9pm by following this LINK


Blake Hastie-Etchison

Discovery Center Manger

195 New Karner Road

Albany, NY 12205

518.456.0655 x1222



Our Friends take this show on the road!

Missed the show?  The Friends of the Pine Bush Community are taking the show on the road.  Check out their page to learn where you can see some of the former show's best pics in our community.


Want to submit for the next year's 2021 show?  Submissions are accepted starting January 1, 2021.  Click this link to learn more