2015 ABS Photo Contest

March 12, 2015

Its time again for the annual ABS Global photo contest!

Do you have an eye for cattle and pictures? ABS is searching for outstanding photos to use in promotional materials, including but not limited to the yearly calendar, posters, brochures and company website. We want to see your best cattle photos. Calving, branding, feeding, working pens, moving pastures, around the farm, and pasture shots – we like them all. So grab your camera, snap away, and send us your best.

Submission deadline is May 31, 2015

Complete rules and submission form found here.

Looking for some inspiration? Check out these favorites from previous entries.

"Working Cattle on a Beautiful Fall Day" by Becky Harrell

“Working Cattle on a Beautiful Fall Day” by Becky Harrell


“Summer Roundup” by Vasco Beheregary Neto

“Summer Roundup” by Vasco Beheregary Neto

R.A. Brown Ranch Donors on Summer Bermuda

R.A. Brown Ranch Donors on Summer Bermuda

"Cowboy Sunset" by Ricardo Arias, NM

“Cowboy Sunset” by Ricardo Arias, NM

Note: All entries must be high resolution and submitted through the online form.

2013 Beef Photo Contest Winners

July 1, 2013

Thank you to everyone for entering and submitting their pictures for consideration.  We received the most photos ever entered since starting the contest.  Due to the overwhelming quality of submissions this year, we will also have 3 Honorable Mention prize winners.

ABS is pleased to announce the winners for this year’s beef photo contest.  Only the top placing winners of the contest are listed here; but be sure to check the 2014 ABS calendar when it arrives later this year to see if your picture(s) are featured!

Please join us in congratulating these entries!

1st Place: “Grazing Before the Storm” by Donald Fleckenstein

Grazing Before the Storm

Grazing Before the Storm

2nd Place: “R.A. Brown Ranch Donors on Summer Bermuda” by Kelli Brown

R.A. Brown Ranch Donors on Summer Bermuda

R.A. Brown Ranch Donors on Summer Bermuda

3rd Place: “Curious George” by Shannon White

Curious George

Curious George

1st Honorable Mention: “Sunrise in Russia” by CJ Altenburg

Sunrise in Russia

Sunrise in Russia

2nd Honorable Mention: “Headed to New Pasture” by Sandra Levering

Headed to New Pasture

Headed to New Pasture

3rd Honorable Mention: “Calves in Yucca Plants” by Robyn Goddard

Calves in Yucca Plants

Calves in Yucca Plants

2012 Photo Contest is Under Way!

April 26, 2012

Enter your beef photos now!

The ABS GLOBAL 2012 PHOTO CONTEST ends MAY 31, 2012

Grab your cameras and get shooting! For some inspiration here are a few of the favorites from last year that made it into the 2012 Beef Calendar.  Your photo could be the next winner!

"Where is Spring" by Troy Rowan, IA

"Branding Season" by Val Hobson, CO

"Angus Bull Class at Expo Londrina 2011" by Vasco Beheregary Neto, Brazil

"Moving Bulls in the Snow" by Valerie Gaffney, WI

ABS Global, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2012 photo contest, open to all photographers including ABS Global, Inc. customers, employees, and employee family members. ABS is searching for scenic and on-farm photos of ABS‐sired offspring and customers to use in promotional items, included but not limited to the yearly calendar, posters, brochures and the company website.

There is no limit to the number of photos that can be submitted, however, a maximum of two photos per entrant will be published in the annual calendar. All photos must be submitted through an online entry form via the ABS Global, Inc. website by May 31, 2012. Photos should be a high resolution (at least 300 dpi or 3200 x 2400 pixels) JPEG image and 8”x10” or larger. The contest includes both vertical and horizontal photos.

Entries will be judged and preference will be given to photos that include ABS sired cattle. ABS apparel will be awarded to the top entries, which will be announced by June 30, 2012.

Photographers will receive credit for any photo used. By submitting a digital photo for consideration in this contest, you are stating that you have secured the necessary permissions for all photo content and are authorizing ABS Global, Inc. to use the photo in any and all ABS Global, Inc. promotions or as ABS Global, Inc. feels appropriate. ABS Global, Inc. does not accept any responsibility for photos that may be reproduced or used without these permissions.

To submit your entries, visit the online form at:absglobal.com/photo-contest-form-2012

Questions? Feel free to contact ABS Global, Inc. at 1-800-ABS-STUD.