Finalists Announced in 3rd Annual Photo Contest

FAIRFAX, Va. (October 31, 2013) – The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has announced the top ten finalists in its third annual Pest Photo Contest, a national online competition that challenged photographers to submit images of common insects, rodents and small wildlife seen around the house or yard.

To enter, photographers had to submit their favorite pest photos to the 2013 Pest Photo Contest group on Flickr. All entries were judged on criteria including originality and creativity, adherence to creative assignment and overall appeal.

Check out the ten finalists, listed in no particular order. We will be announcing the grand prize winner in November!

Red velvet ant

Red Velvet Ant by Daniel D. Dye


Spitting Spider

Spitting Spider by Daniel D. Dye



Spider by marilynmhelms


jumping spider

Jumping Spider by Photag5354



Honeybee by Photag5354


american dog tick

American Dog Tick by Photag5354



Ladybug by myflorabelles


paper wasp

Paper Wasp by StephenG



Fly by trent.heard


leaf-footed bug

Leaf-footed Bug by Tdupuy