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NJSGC Announces “Jersey Shore” Photo Contest Top 12 Winners

New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium is happy to announce the Top 12 “Jersey Shore” photo contest winners for 2020. The competition was fierce, with over 100 submissions and thousands of votes prior to the July Fourth holiday. These images will be featured in NJSGC’s popular desktop calendar for 2021.

Congratulations to all participants!

RELATED: NJSGC Announces “Favorite Beaches” for 2020

Jersey Shore Photo Contest Finalists – Vote Now!

VOTING IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR NJSGC’S FULL LIST OF WINNERS.

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Voting for NJSGC’s “Jersey Shore” photo contest is now underway! Thanks to everyone who entered – the design team received over 100 extraordinary images, and it was very difficult to narrow it down to just 27 finalists.

Fans can now select up to three of their favorite snapshots displayed below. The 12 photos with the most votes will be used for New Jersey Sea Grant’s 2021 desktop calendar. Winning photographers will also receive an enlarged glossy poster of their amazing work. Click on any photo to enlarge.

Once you’ve had the opportunity to view all finalists, please vote here!

Now Accepting Submissions for NJSGC’s 2020 ‘Jersey Shore’ Photo Contest!

New Jersey boasts some of the most picturesque beaches along the East Coast. If you have a great shot that celebrates and embraces the natural elements of the Garden State’s beautiful coastline, submit the image to NJSGC’s revamped “Favorite Beaches of the Jersey Shore” photo contest! Ultimately, the top twelve photos will be used to create New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual desktop calendar for 2021.

About the Contest:

New Jersey Sea Grant’s graphic design team will select 24 photos from all entries received up until Monday, June 1st (5 pm EST). Those finalists will then be posted on the NJSGC website where visitors can vote for their favorite throughout the month leading up to the July Fourth holiday.

NJSGC’s “Jersey Shore” Photo Contest Submission Guidelines:
(If your submission does not meet the following guidelines, it will not be considered)

  • Only one (1) photo submission per person.
  • Entries should be submitted as an attachment via email to NJSGC’s Communications Specialist at dbellini@njseagrant.org.
  • The email entry should include: name, email, photo location, and image title.
  • Stick to the contest theme: Natural Elements of New Jersey Beaches. We welcome both traditional and innovative approaches to this subject, but please no family portraits.
  • Photo files must be .JPG or .PNG format and a minimum of 300 DPI saved at a quality setting of “10” or higher and 8 ½” for the longest side.
  • Images should be horizontal (landscape).
  • Entries will be accepted until 5 pm (EST) on June 1st, 2020.
  • Submit only your own original work.
  • Photos should be appropriate for a general audience. Explicit content is expressly prohibited.
  • Post-processing and digital manipulation is not allowed, but minor adjustments to contrast, filtration, subtle burning, and dodging are acceptable.
  • All entries become the property of NJSGC and may be used by the organization for other educational or marketing materials (the twelve finalists will receive an additional waiver for signature prior to publication of the calendar).
  • By submitting your photo to this contest, you grant NJSGC permission to publicly display, reproduce, and use the photographs in all manner and media for any and all purposes, including related promotional purposes, in perpetuity. You also warrant that the photo is your original work and does not violate the copyright or any other personal or property right of any third party, and that you may be required to and can obtain any and all releases and permissions necessary for its use in the production of our calendar, including releases for any recognizable faces, unless they are incidental to a larger scene (e.g., a group of sunbathers on the beach).

Winners will be announced prior to the July Fourth holiday. These images will be used to create the 2021 NJSGC downloadable desktop calendar (http://njseagrant.org/desktop-calendars/), which will also feature useful coastal facts and information to help locals and visitors learn more about and appreciate the Jersey Shore.

To view last year’s winners, please click here.

For continued updates, please visit NJSGC’s official photo contest webpage.

“Jersey Shore” Photo Contest 2020

VOTING IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR NJSGC’S FULL LIST OF WINNERS.

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New Jersey boasts some of the most picturesque beaches along the East Coast. If you have a great shot that celebrates and embraces the natural elements of the Garden State’s beautiful coastline, submit the image to NJSGC’s revamped “Favorite Beaches of the Jersey Shore” photo contest! Ultimately, the top twelve photos will be used to create New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual desktop calendar for 2021.

About the Contest:

New Jersey Sea Grant’s graphic design team will select 24 photos from all entries received up until Monday, June 1st (5 pm EST). Those finalists will then be posted on the NJSGC website where visitors can vote for their favorite throughout the month leading up to the July Fourth holiday.

NJSGC’s “Jersey Shore” Photo Contest Submission Guidelines:
(If your submission does not meet the following guidelines, it will not be considered)

  • Only one (1) photo submission per person.
  • Entries should be submitted as an attachment via email to NJSGC’s Communications Specialist at dbellini@njseagrant.org.
  • The email entry should include: name, email, photo location, and image title.
  • Stick to the contest theme: Natural Elements of New Jersey Beaches. We welcome both traditional and innovative approaches to this subject, but please no family portraits.
  • Photo files must be .JPG or .PNG format and a minimum of 300 DPI saved at a quality setting of “10” or higher and 8 ½” for the longest side.
  • Images should be horizontal (landscape).
  • Entries will be accepted until 5 pm (EST) on June 1st, 2020.
  • Submit only your own original work.
  • Photos should be appropriate for a general audience. Explicit content is expressly prohibited.
  • Post-processing and digital manipulation is not allowed, but minor adjustments to contrast, filtration, subtle burning, and dodging are acceptable.
  • All entries become the property of NJSGC and may be used by the organization for other educational or marketing materials (the twelve finalists will receive an additional waiver for signature prior to publication of the calendar).
  • By submitting your photo to this contest, you grant NJSGC permission to publicly display, reproduce, and use the photographs in all manner and media for any and all purposes, including related promotional purposes, in perpetuity. You also warrant that the photo is your original work and does not violate the copyright or any other personal or property right of any third party, and that you may be required to and can obtain any and all releases and permissions necessary for its use in the production of our calendar, including releases for any recognizable faces, unless they are incidental to a larger scene (e.g., a group of sunbathers on the beach).

Winners will be announced prior to the July Fourth holiday. These images will be used to create the 2021 NJSGC downloadable desktop calendar (http://njseagrant.org/desktop-calendars/), which will also feature useful coastal facts and information to help locals and visitors learn more about and appreciate the Jersey Shore.

To view last year’s winners, please click here.

NJSGC Announces “Jersey Shore” Photo Contest Winners

The winners of New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s 2019 “Jersey Shore” photo contest are listed below. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Jersey Shore Photo Contest Finalists – Vote Now!

Voting for NJSGC’s “Jersey Shore” photo contest is now underway! Thanks to everyone who entered – the design team received dozens of extraordinary images, and it was very difficult to narrow it down to just 26 finalists.

Fans can now select up to three of their favorite snapshots displayed here. The 12 photos with the most votes will be used for New Jersey Sea Grant’s 2020 desktop calendar. Winning photographers will also receive an enlarged glossy poster of their amazing work.

Please visit NJSGC’s “Jersey Shore” photo contest homepage to view all the finalists. Once you’ve had the opportunity, it’s finally time to vote here!

Jersey Shore Photo Contest Finalists – Vote Now!

Voting for NJSGC’s “Jersey Shore” photo contest is now underway! Thanks to everyone who entered – the design team received dozens of extraordinary images, and it was very difficult to narrow it down to just 26 finalists.

Fans can now select up to three of their favorite snapshots displayed below. The 12 photos with the most votes will be used for New Jersey Sea Grant’s 2020 desktop calendar. Winning photographers will also receive an enlarged glossy poster of their amazing work. Click on any photo to enlarge.

[Survey link below]

Now that you’ve had the opportunity to view all finalists, please vote here!

ANNOUNCEMENT! New Jersey Sea Grant Debuts 2019 “Jersey Shore” Photo Contest

NJSGC’s “Jersey Shore” Photo Contest

New Jersey boasts some of the most picturesque beaches along the East Coast.  If you have a great shot that celebrates and embraces the natural elements of the Garden State’s beautiful coastline, submit the image to NJSGC’s revamped “Favorite Beaches of the Jersey Shore” photo contest! Ultimately, the top twelve photos will be used to create New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual desktop calendar.

About the Contest:

New Jersey Sea Grant’s graphic design team will select 24 photos from all entries received up until June 1st.  Those finalists will then be posted on the NJSGC website where visitors can vote for their favorite throughout the month leading up to the July Fourth holiday.

New Jersey’s “Favorite Beaches” Photo Contest Submission Guidelines: 
(If your submission does not meet the following guidelines, it will not be considered)

  • One (1) photo submission per person, please.
  • Entries should be submitted as an attachment via email to dbellini@njseagrant.org
  • The email entry must include: name, current hometown, contact information (phone and email) and a title or name for the image.
  • Photo files must be .JPG format and a minimum of 300 DPI saved at quality setting of “10” or higher and 8 ½” for longest side
  • Images should be horizontal (landscape)
  • Entries will be accepted until 9 pm (EST) on June 1st, 2019
  • Submit only your own original work
  • Stick to the contest theme: The Natural Elements of New Jersey Beaches. We welcome both traditional and innovative approaches to this subject
  • Photos should be appropriate for a general audience. Explicit content is expressly prohibited
  • Post-processing and digital manipulation is not allowed, but minor adjustments to contrast, subtle burning, and dodging are acceptable since some images need minor adjustments due to scanning process or camera settings
  • All entries become the property of NJSGC and may be used by the organization for other educational or marketing materials (the twelve finalists will receive an additional waiver for signature prior to publication of the calendar)
  • By submitting your photo to this contest, you grant NJSGC permission to publicly display, reproduce, and use the photographs in all manner and media for any and all purposes, including related promotional purposes, in perpetuity. However, you will retain the copyright to your photo and NJSGC will not sell your photo. You also warrant that the photo is your original work and does not violate the copyright or any other personal or property right of any third party, and that you may be required to and can obtain any and all releases and permissions necessary for its use in the production of our calendar, including releases for any recognizable faces, unless they are incidental to a larger scene (e.g., a group of sunbathers on the beach)

To celebrate NJSGC’s “Favorite Beaches” contest in 2019, we’ll be announcing the Top 12 photos that received the most votes right before the July Fourth holiday.  These images will be used to create the 2020 NJSGC downloadable desktop calendar, which will also feature useful coastal facts and information that will help locals and visitors learn more about and appreciate the Jersey Shore. The twelve finalists will receive an additional waiver for signature prior to publication of the calendar.

NJSGC website