Grand Prize

by Sean McNamara

Sean McNamara’s aerial shot of Provincetown’s Long Point Light Station exudes the kind of strength and solitary beauty a lighthouse easily imparts as it guides those seeking safe passage.

Grand Prize, 2020 Cape Cod Life Annual Photo Contest "Provincetown" by Sean McNamara

Cape Characters (Kids & Pets)

First Place

Falmouth by Amanda Ryan

Second Place

Nobska Point, Falmouth by Bob Olshansky

Third Place

Wellfleet by Karen Farrell

Honorable Mention

Brant Point Lighthouse,  Nantucket by Michelle Sannicandro

Cape Characters (Adults)

First Place

Dennis by Sean Sullivan

Second Place

Falmouth by Lynn Ohara

Third Place

Martha’s Vineyard by Thomas Fahey

Honorable Mention

Provincetown by Ellen Jaret


First Place

Ridgevale Beach, Chatham by Nancy Wierzbicki

Second Place

Lucy Vincent Beach, Martha’s Vineyard by Stephen Keep

Third Place

Sesuit Harbor, Dennis by Marissa Russo

Honorable Mention

Martha’s Vineyard by Alex Sargent

Photographer's Choice

First Place

Nauset Light, Eastham by George Vosgerichian

Second Place

Hyannis Fireworks over Lewis Bay by George Vosgerichian

Third Place

Nantucket by Kelli Crowley

Honorable Mention

Sandwich by Marybeth Dixon

Recognizable Places

First Place

Stage Harbor Light, Chatham by Ray Avitable

Second Place

Bourne by Kate Carveiro

Third Place

Provincetown by Rosemary Sampson

Honorable Mention

The Knob, Falmouth by Michael Hughes


Annual Photo Contest

Rules & Regulations


Enter in one or more of these categories:

    • Cape Characters (Adults)
    • Cape Characters (Kids + Pets)
    • Seascapes
    • Photographer's Choice
    • Recognizable Places (Landmarks, Villages, etc)


Digital Submission. Maximum file size is 4MB.
Please use the digital submission form below.


Now accepting entries for the 2021 Annual Photography Contest. All entries must be received by March 15th, 2021 at 11:45 PM.

Winners will be announced in the June 2021 issue of Cape Cod LIFE.


The Grand Prize winner will be featured on the cover of the June 2021 issue of Cape Cod LIFE, and will win a cash prize of $300. In each of the five categories, four cash prizes will be awarded:

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

The winner's photos will be included in the June 2021 "Best of" issue of Cape Cod Life.

Digital Entry Form

Sell your photos through Cape Cod LIFE!

Cape Cod LIFE is known for its beautiful photography taken by talented locals and visitors and we often get inquires to purchase photos that appear in the magazine. If you would like your photography to be considered to be included in our collection of featured photography for sale, submit your email address below and someone will contact you with more information including a written agreement outlining compensation and more. We look forward to collaborating with you!