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Presenting the 2022 Jersey Shore Photo Contest Finalists! 

NJSGC’s Jersey Shore photo contest featuring all of our state’s beauty, has closed. Of the 78 photos entered, 28 finalists were selected. Thanks to all the amazing photographers who entered. Selecting the top 28 was not easy.

Now it’s time to vote for the 12 that will create our 2023 desktop calendars.

CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

or copy https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/votephotocontest2022 and paste it into your browser

Presenting the 2022 Jersey Shore Photo Contest Finalists! 

 

Jersey Shore Photo Contest 2022 Is Finally Here!

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 2022.

About the Contest:

New Jersey Sea Grant’s graphic design team will select 24 photos from all entries received up until Wednesday, June 8th (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.

New Jersey’s “Favorite Beaches” 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 PhotoContest@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 8th, 2022 on World Ocean Day.
  • 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).
  • Do not include any logos or text on the photo.
  • 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 2023 NJSGC downloadable desktop calendar (https://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.

Jersey Shore Photo Contest

NJSGC’s Jersey Shore photo contest featuring all of our state’s beauty, has closed. Of the 78 photos entered, 28 finalists were selected. Thanks to all the amazing photographers who entered. Selecting the top 28 was not easy.

Now it’s time to vote for the 12 that will create our 2023 desktop calendars.

CLICK HERE TO VOTE!

or copy https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/votephotocontest2022 and paste it into your browser

Presenting the 2022 Jersey Shore Photo Contest Finalists! 

Foggy Morning at the beach, Milan Parekh

Untitled, Luke Bianchi

In Flight at Sunrise, Dennis Pallozzi

Hats for Summer at the Jersey Shore, Mary Ellen Connelly

Frozen Sea on a Cold winter morning, Sastry Karra

Fences and Footprints, Kate Booth

Pre-Dawn Sentinels, Gina Olkowski

Comet Neowise by the lighthouse, Mark Ceres

After the Storm, William Dalton

Two Nature Shows for the same time Price of the One, Claus Holzapfel

Untitled, Cheryl Dachille

Tell-Tail, Ken Kreisler

A Tunnel View, Sri Reddy

Summer Evening, James Gatto

Tequila Sunrise, Mia Mutascio

Water Dance, Barbara Mele

Winter Sunset Surf, Antony Costa

Horseshoe Crab, Joanna Cellary

Sailors Be Warned, Lois L. Mullen

Least Tern Chick Makes Funny Faces When Mom Isn’t Watching, Scott M Miller

Sunrise at Sandy Hook, Elaine Winget

Reflection, Jen Acolia

Late Summer at the Salt, Sandra Passchier

Marbled Godwit in the Surf, Karen Keene

Enjoying the beach in January, Laura Weberlist

The Sun Between the Dune Grass, Richard Pasquarella

Horseshoe crabs spawning in Delaware Bay, David Bushek

Solo Flight, Deborah Albericci

Jersey Shore Photo Contest 2022

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 2022.

About the Contest:

New Jersey Sea Grant’s graphic design team will select 24 photos from all entries received up until Tuesday, June 8th (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.

New Jersey’s “Favorite Beaches” 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 PhotoContest@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 8th, 2022 on World Ocean Day.
  • 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).
  • Do not include any logos or text on the photo.
  • 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 2023 NJSGC downloadable desktop calendar (https://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.

 

12 Finalists Announced in the NJ Beach Photo Contest

The twelve winning photos will be used in the 2022 Desktop Calendars posted on the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium website.

Thank you to all the photographers who submitted such beautiful photos.

Here are the winners that voters selected. Click on each photo to see the full version.

Time to Vote in the “Jersey Shore” Photo Contest 2021

New Jersey boasts some of the most picturesque beaches along the East Coast.  NJSGC’s revamped “Favorite Beaches of the Jersey Shore” photo contest featuring all this beauty, has closed. 53 photos were entered and  24 finalists were selected. Now it’s time to vote for the 12 that will enhance our 2022 desktop calendars.  Click on each photo to see the full version. And thanks to all the photographers who entered. Selection was not easy!

New Jersey’s “Favorite Beaches” Photo Contest Finalists

Click HERE to cast your vote! You can select up to three images. Voting ends June 30th. Winners will be announced July 3rd.

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!