Friday, July 17, 2009

Destination Salem's First Annual Photography Contest!

I'm excited to announce the first annual Destination Salem photography contest! What image do you think should be on the cover of the 2010 Salem Visitor Guide? We print nearly 300,000 visitor guides, and send them out internationally - so think about it. What is the image that best represents Salem, Massachusetts to the world?

For complete rules, regulations, and details on the contest, click through to or Click here for complete contest details and a submission form.

Here's the theme: Discover the Magic of Salem!

What does that phrase mean to you? Capture the magic of Salem, Massachusetts in your image – be it history, maritime, architecture, dining, shopping, a statue, a cemetery, the harbor, a museum. Show us the magic in your Salem, and it could win you a great prize!

Fabulous Prizes

  • First Prize: $100 and the image will be featured on the cover of the 2010 Salem, MA Visitor & Travel Guide!
  • Second Prize: $50 Salem Gift Certificate
  • Third Prize: $25 Salem Gift Certificate

Submission Information

  1. The deadline for submission is December 1, 2009.
  2. Images should be submitted in a high-resolution (at least 300 dpi) digital format.
  3. Photographs must be submitted in .jpeg, .jpg or .tif format via email to or on disc to Destination Salem, PO Box 630, Salem, MA 01970.
  4. High resolution scans of photographs are acceptable.
  5. Each photograph must be accompanied by a submission form (Download form).
  6. Winners will be announced on December 18th, 2009 on
(By the way - these photos were taken by a professional! (c) Leighton O'Connor)

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