Snowy Forest

Homer, Alaska
13th Annual Photo Contest

Photos + Video  .  Deadline: September 10, 2022

• $500 Best Photo • $500 Best 3-min Short

• $200 Best Video Super-short 20-sec Clip

• $50 Best People Photograph

• $50 Best People DV Video CLIP 20-sec

• $50 Best Maritime Photograph

• $50 Best Maritime DV Video CLIP 20-sec

• $50 Best Food Photograph

• $50 Best Food DV Video CLIP 2-sec

(2021 Winners will be announced in January, 2022)

It's pretty hard to shoot a bad photo or video in Homer, Alaska, 
So Show Us what you Got!

Best Shot  .  Best Short  .  Best Clip  .  Best Maritime  .  Best Food  .  Best Folk

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The Details

Contest Deadline: September 10, 2021

  • All media must be submitted online at

  • It's a good idea to include your name and phone number as the file name of each photo 
    (and in the meta data if possible: JDoe3108717625.jpg. For local, & multiple uploads, add #: 2JDoe4351239);

  • Photos must be hi-resolution 8"x10" or larger at 300 dpi, .jpg or .png. ;

  • DV Video SHORT maximum 3-minutes;

  • DV Video CLIPS max 20-seconds;

  • All photos submitted must be previously unpublished (including social media) about Homer and The Bay;

  • All photos will be archived by the Homer Chamber of Commerce/Homer Magazine, granted non-exclusive, unlimited media usage rights for Homer Chamber & Homer Magazine print, web, social and editorial;

  • The Chamber will not sell the rights to your media or sell print copies of your work; 

  • Employees and or board members of the Homer Chamber of Commerce are not eligible to enter the contest;

  • Images must be no more than 15MB. Videos must be no longer than 3-minutes in duration; 

  • Videos must be submitted as streaming optimized .MP4 files in 649x448 resolution no larger than 100M; 

  • Videos must be original and unpublished works. Submitted video edits may not appear on any public website or be made available to the public during the contest’s duration;

  • Trouble? Email to submit large files.

  • If any category receives less than 3 entries then it will be up to the judges discretion to award full prizes;

  • Judging panel will consists of HCOC marketing staff and Chamber Board Directors.

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