Annual Photo Contest

2021 Winners

In 1979, Brian Shortsleeve founded Cape Cod Life with two specific goals. First, to share his love for the Cape & Islands, and second, to do so through beautiful photography.

Our Annual Photography Contest pays homage to Brian’s original mission by sharing the hard work of local photographers, honoring the early morning hours they spend out in the marshes of Sandwich or along the dunes of Truro trying to immortalize one perfect, Cape Cod moment.

2021 Grand Prize

By Rebecca Strohm: Photographer Rebecca Strohm captures one child’s wonder of time at the beach.
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2021 Kids & Pets

1st Place - By Galynn Frechette - Sandwich Boardwalk, Sandwich

1st Cape Characters Kids & Pets  By Galynn Frechette  Sandwich Boardwalk, Sandwich

2nd Place - By Nicole Apostle - Swifts Beach Wareham

2nd Cape Characters Kids & Pets  By Nicole Apostle  Swifts Beach Wareham

3rd Place - By Kristen Poisson - Bayview Beach, Dennis

3rd Cape Characters – Kids & Pets  By Kristen Poisson  Bayview Beach, Dennis

Honorable Mention - By Ellen Newman - Fort Hill, Eastham

Honorable Mention Cape Characters: Kids & Pets  By Ellen Newman  Fort Hill, Eastham

Photographer's Choice  - By Rachel Doddridge-Spring - Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham

Honorable Mention Photographer’s Choice Cape Characters: Kids & Pets  By Rachel Doddridge-Spring Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham

2021 Cape Characters

1st Place - By Suzzanne Dionne - Chapin Beach, Dennis

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2nd Place - By Robert Sullivan - Mayflower Beach, Dennis

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3rd Place - By David Barnett - Kingsbury Beach, Eastham

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Honorable Mention - By Barry Berman - Mytoi Garden, Chappaquiddick

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Photographer's Choice  - By Bill Diedering, Sandwich

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2021 Seascapes

1st Place - By Jennifer O’Leary - Wellfleet Harbor, Wellfleet

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2nd Place - By Natalie Sikorski - The Moors, Provincetown

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3rd Place - By Stephen Keep - Milky Way over Stage Harbor, Chatham

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Honorable Mention - By Kathleen Healy - Wychmere Harbor, Harwichport

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Photographer's Choice  - By David Adams - West Falmouth Harbor, Falmouth

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2021 Recognizable Places

1st Place - By Natalie Sikorski - Provincetown Harbor, Provincetown

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2nd Place - By Mary Shalgian - The railroad and Bourne Bridges line up with the sunset once a year

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3rd Place - By Rick Branscomb - Sandwich Boardwalk, Sandwich

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Honorable Mention - By Tomas Camacho - Bass Hole Boardwalk, Gray’s Beach, Dennis

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Photographer's Choice  - By Heidi Brennan - Brant Point, Nantucket

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