Dan’s Papers Photo Contest
The photo featured above is none other than the grand prize winner of the first set of Dan’s Papers photo contests. Photographer Jacques LeBlanc first won our August 2021 contest for his photo “The Flag Barn” which earned him a $100 gift certificate to Calissa in Water Mill and a chance at the first set’s grand prize of becoming a Dan’s Papers cover artist. All first set winners submitted a second round of photos for cover consideration, and LeBlanc’s “The Big Duck” was chosen for the February 25, 2022 cover.
Now, get ready, local shutterbugs, because the next photo contest of the second set has begun! Each contest brings a fresh theme, a fabulous prize and a chance to be honored as a Dan’s Papers cover artist! The current theme can only be found in the photo pages of Dan’s Papers or the most recent digital edition in our issue archive at DansPapers.com/read-the-paper-online.
Sound good? Read the rules below to enter.
Up to 5 preferably high-res photos (no paintings, digital illustrations, etc.), each including your name in the file name, must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with this month’s email subject by this month’s cutoff date, both found only in the photo pages of Dan’s Papers. The winner will be announced in the following issue, so no late submissions will be accepted. Select runners-up will run in subsequent issues.
All photos must also be taken on the East End (Hamptons, North Fork and Shelter Island) and submitted by the photographer who took them. The contest is open to both amateur and professional photographers. Please include a little about yourself, some info about the photo (title, location, subject, etc.) and cut/paste the following written release statement with your submission: “By entering this contest and submitting photos, I acknowledge that Dan’s Papers (Schneps Media) is granted permission to post and print the attached images and their likeness with relation to the photo contest in print, online and on our social media.”
Keep reading Dan’s Papers and DansPapers.com for announcements of each next contest theme and its corresponding dates and email subject for entry.
Best of luck, photographers!