2020 photo contest

Cape Cod LIFE

Annual Photo Contest

Rules and Regulations

Categories

Enter in one or more of these categories:

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

Format

Digital Submission

Please use the digital submission form below.

Timeline

All entries must be received by March 14th, 2020 at 11:45 PM.

Winners will be announced in the June 2020 issue of Cape Cod LIFE.

Prizes

The Grand Prize winner will win accommodations in the area for two nights and will be featured on the cover of the June 2020 issue of Cape Cod LIFE. The Grand Prize is good for 12 months after the 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

The winner's photos will be included in the June 2020 “Best of” issue of Cape Cod Life.

Digital Entry Form

  • Please enter your name as you would like to be credited.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, tiff.

  • Upon submission of this form, Cape Cod Life Publications retains publication rights for all submitted photographs. Some photographs may be used in issues other than the "Best of Cape Cod & the Islands®" June issue, on Cape Cod LIFE's website or social media and/or in other Cape Cod Life publications or products. Cape Cod Life Publications employees and their immediate families are not eligible to enter. Cape Cod Life will give appropriate photo credit to the best of our ability.

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Would you like to 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!

Grand Prize

This stunning photo of her family at Crosby Landing in Brewster by Mary Grace Leone quickly caught the eye of the publisher out of the thousands of photos submitted to this year’s photo contest. It effortlessly captures the carefree feel of evenings spent with loved ones on the Cape.

Grand Prize Winner - This stunning photo of her family at Crosby Landing in Brewster by Mary Grace Leone quickly caught the eye of the publisher out of the thousands of photos submitted to this year’s photo contest. It effortlessly captures the carefree feel of evenings spent with loved ones on the Cape.

Cape Characters Kids & Pets

First Place

South Yarmouth by Kelly Bennett

Second Place

Scusset Beach, Bourne by Kate Carveiro

Third Place

Cooks by the Ocean, Wellfleet by Ingrid Matthews

Honorable Mention

South Cape Beach, Mashpee by Tracey Young

Cape Characters

First Place

Megansett Beach, Falmouth by Eddy Stahowiak

Second Place

Sandwich Boardwalk, Sandwich by Michael Hughes

Third Place

Marconi Beach, Wellfleet by Michael Klehm

Honorable Mention

Arey’s Pond, Orleans by Luke Foley

Seascapes

First Place

Skaket Beach, Orleans by Andrea Canavan

Second Place

Longnook, Truro by Sean McNamara

Third Place

Sandy Neck, Barnstable by Debbie Gracy

Honorable Mention

West Falmouth Harbor, West Falmouth by Nancy Wierzbicki

Photographer's Choice

First Place

Wychmere Harbor, Harwich by Ben Skaar

Second Place

Mill Creek, Yarmouth by Don Fleet

Third Place

North Meadow, Truro by Tom DiCicco

Honorable Mention

Bourne Rotary, Bourne by Sean McNamara

Recognizable Places

First Place

Pilgrim Monument, Provincetown by Ben Skaar

Second Place

Sankaty Head Light, Nantucket by Linda Saunders

Third Place

Old Harbor Life-Saving Station Museum, Provincetown by Victor Zigmont

Honorable Mention

Menemsha Harbor, Martha’s Vineyard by Larry Glick