ENTER THE 2021 DOWN EAST READER PHOTO CONTEST!
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We Want to See Maine Through Your Lens!

Winners in four categories — Landscape, Lifestyle, Wildlife, and Readers’ Choice — are eligible for thousands of dollars in cash and prizes, including a spot on a Down East Adventures photo workshop, Down East subscriptions and swag, photography goodies, and publication in the magazine.

Contest judges include Down East staff photographer Benjamin Williamson and acclaimed photographers Sarah Rice and Alberto Lopez. Judges will choose a grand prize winner and two runners-up in each of three categories: Wildlife, Landscape, and Lifestyle. Prizes in each category include:

Grand Prize: Publication, a swag bag of Down East and photography goodies, and a $500 cash prize!

2nd place: Publication, a swag bag of Down East and photography goodies, and a $200 cash prize!

3rd place: Publication, a swag bag of Down East and photography goodies, and year-long subscription to Down East!

Complete the form below to submit your work! You may submit as many photos in as many categories as you like, though each is subject to an entry fee. Winners will be published in a winter issue of Down East, and contest submissions have many times graced the magazine’s cover (sometimes winners, sometimes photos the judges didn’t pick). After you’ve submitted, come back and vote for your favorite pics — we’ll publish the top Readers’ Choice winner in the magazine and give the photographer a free Down East photo workshop (a $500 value) and other prizes! Enter by October 27.

$10 entry fee per photo. By entering a Down East photo contest you confirm acceptance of the guidelines. Submissions open until October 27.


THEN SURF THE SUBMISSIONS AND VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES!

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