Cape Cod LIFE Annual Photo Contest

Submit your favorite photo from throughout the Cape & Islands and enter to win great prizes in our annual photo contest…


Cape Cod Life's Annual Photo Contest
“Provincetown” by Nancy Bloom

We are currently accepting entries for our photo contest…


Contest Rules

The Categories

Enter in one or more of these categories:

  • Cape Characters (Adults)
  • Cape Characters (Kids)
  • Seascapes
  • Photographer’s Choice
  • Recognizable Scenes (Landmarks, Villages, etc…)

The Format

Digital Submission

Please use the digital submission form and guidelines available here.

Printed Mail-in Submissions

Submit only 8″ x 10″ color prints or larger. Submit as many photos as you want, but make sure a copy of the entry form is on the back of each submission. Photocopies and images not properly labeled will not be considered. Photos may not be digitally enhanced or computer generated.

The Submissions

Submit digitally here OR mail photos and this entry form in a protective envelope to Cape Cod Life Photo Contest, P.O. Box 1439, Mashpee, MA 02649. Photos will become the property of Cape Cod Life Publications and will not be returned.

The Timeline

January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014

The Deadline

All entries must be received by December 31st of the current contest year. Winners will be announced in the following June issue of Cape Cod LIFE.

The Prizes

The Grand Prize winner will win accomodations for two to Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket for a weekend (two nights), and will be featured as the cover of the June 2015 issue of Cape Cod Life. The Grand Prize is good for 12 months after announcement of the winner. Accommodations dependent on availability, excluding weekends in July and August and blackout dates. Meals, transportation, taxes and tips, and other expenses are the responsibility of the winner.

In each of the five categories, four cash prizes will be awarded:

  • 1st Place – $100
  • 2nd Place – $75
  • 3rd Place – $50
  • Honorable Mention – $25

These winners will also be included inside the June 2015 issue of Cape Cod Life.