Calling all photography enthusiasts! Join us for a Greater Portland Photo Contest. Let’s ring-in the new year celebrating the beauty of our region and spotlighting the charming towns that shape our community. From Cape Elizabeth to Freeport, Scarborough to Yarmouth—every corner tells a story waiting to be captured. More on our Area Towns.
Contest runs from January 1 to March 31, 2024
How to Submit
Submit up to 3 photos for a chance to be featured across Visit Portland’s Marketing Initiatives. Bring on the food photos, public art instillations, and outdoor adventures across Portland and our area towns.
1. Full name 2. Social media handle, if applicable 3. Physical address (winners will have checks mailed to this address) 4. Location or story about where photo(s) were taken
By submitting photo(s) I hereby state to hold all applicable permissions to share photo(s) with Visit Portland and authorize Visit Portland to use these images for any digital, print, or other marketing initiatives to promote the Greater Portland, Maine region if selected. I also agree no royalties, fees, or other compensations shall become payable to Visit Portland outside of the contest winnings. It is your responsibility as “the releasor” of these photos to provide Visit Portland “the releasee” with accurate photo credit information, which Visit Portland will then display properly using the information provided.
All are welcome to participate – residents and visitors alike.
After submission, frontrunners being considered will be posted on our Visit Portland social channels to earn engagement from our followers. Photos with the most number of likes and comments by the end of the contest will win.
Our Visit Portland Team utilize the selected shots to display across our diverse marketing channels—from print materials to our destination website and social media. Your creativity could leave a lasting impression on brochures, posts, and campaigns—resonating with people who adore our region as much as you do.
Chosen entries earn $50 per photo for unrestricted usage rights across our marketing channels.
Stay connected by following @visitportland on all platforms. Your work could find its spotlight on our platforms, so this gives the opportunity to see the photo live and shared with others.
Now, Let’s take a look at our 2022 Winner’s Gallery
Debra Ann Gorneault
Derek M. Berg
Heath J. Allen-Sturgis
Juliet and Chris Karam
Shared Perspectives Photography
CONGRATS TO THE Photo Contest Winners!
Photographers have been notified and their selection winnings will be allocated accordingly. Thank you to all who submitted and shared their stories. We hope you continue to take stunning photos and share them with us via @visitportland and by using #visitportlandme.