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Spirit of Place Photo and Video Competition by Maine Media

In honor of our 40th Anniversary in 2013, Maine Media is holding a photo and video contest that celebrates the places that move us. Image-makers of all ages, abilities and disciplines are encouraged to submit their work. From the shores of Maine to the streets of Mumbai, from intimate portraits to desolate landscapes, show us what Spirit of Place means to you.

The contest includes categories for youth and adults in both photography and video. Over $25,000 in prizes will be awarded to the winners, including cash awards, free tuition at Maine Media Workshops, B&H gift certificates, and inclusion in an exhibition at Maine Media Gallery.

Maine Media’s Spirit of Place Photo and Video Competition has Opened!

Photographers can choose to submit a single image, or a portfolio of up to ten. Film and video contestants may also submit multiple items.

Submissions will be judged by a distinguished panel of media insiders, including Stacey Baker from The New York Times Magazine, Patricia Luchsinger from The Today Show, Jessica May from the Portland Museum of Art, and Ben Fowlie from the Camden Maine International Film Festival.

Prizes include:

  • (2) $2,500 cash prizes
  • Free Tuition to Maine Media Workshops
  • Gift Certificates to B&H Photo Video Pro Audio
  • Exhibition of Top Winning Images at Maine Media Gallery
  • Published eBooks of Winners

A portion of the contest’s proceeds will fund scholarships for Maine Media students.

To find out more about the contest and to make your submission, please visit the official website.

Entry Fees

Entry fees start from $25 and vary depending on the date and the type of submission.