2023 South County Photo Contest


South County Tourism Council's Annual Photo Contest is now open for entries. If you're an amateur photographer who would like to win some cash and some accolades, enter your work below. Please read the rules carefully. If they are not followed, your entry will be discarded.

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Contest Rules

There are two categories:  Beautiful Place and People at Play

Entries may be submitted via mail to South County Tourism Council, 4160 Old Post Rd., Charlestown, RI 02813 or dropped off in person during business hours (M-F 9 AM - 5 PM) Printed, hard copy submissions must be printed in color on  8”x10” photo paper, unmatted/unframe and  must be accompanied with a flash drive or CD in their original, highest quality resolution—minimum 8” x 10” (3060x2460 pixels) in at least 300 dpi in TIFF/JPG format. 

Entries may be uploaded below. No printed photos are required with these submissions.

**All electronic submissions whether on flash drive, CD or upload, must include your full name and the location (town-not village) of the photo in the file name. Multiple entries are welcome. No watermarks please.** If the file name does not include the required information, your entry will be discarded.

A photographer may win up to one award in each category, but not more than two awards total.

South County Tourism Council will determine which category best fits your photo.

Entry deadline is December 1,2023 by 5 p.m.


1st place = $500

2nd place = $250

3rd place = $120

4 runners-up = $50 each

Photography subject matter is confined to the South County Tourism Region and must be clearly labeled by location and town. 

For one year all entries become the property of South County Tourism Council, and will not be returned. 

Winning photography shall remain the exclusive property of South County Tourism Council.  Photographs will not be resold for any purpose.  Photographers agree to indemnify and hold South County Tourism Council harmless from any and all claims that may arise from subject of the photographs that they submit to the contest.

Winners will be announced on December 15, 2023.


You can see all of last year's entries below. Click load more to see more.


Last year's photo contest winners:

Tunnel Vision

Nicholas Foster, Tunnel Vision

1st Place - A Beautiful Place


Diane Zerba, Reflections

2nd Place, A Beautiful Place

Watch Hill Lighthouse

Stacy Clark, Watch Hill Lighthouse

3rd Place, A Beautiful Place

Roy Carpenter

Barb McCormick, Roy Carpenter

1st Place, Love at the Beach


Gina Campbell, Family

2nd Place, Love at the Beach

A Mother's Love

Franca Bartkiewitcz, A Mother's Love

3rd Place, Love at the Beach

Three's a Crowd

Gina Campbell, Three's a Crowd

1st Place, Fairs and Festivals

Narragansett 8

Todd Gianguzzi, Narragansett 8

2nd Place, Fairs and Festivals

Sounds of Summer

Tammy Anderson, Sounds of Summer

3rd Place, Fairs and Festivals


Julie Munn, Windswept

Runner Up

Paddling Partner

Steve Canner, Paddling Partner

Runner Up

Moonstone Beach

Lisa Dunham, Moonstone Beach

Runner Up

Snowy Owl Cleared for Landing

Matt DiMaio III, Snowy Owl Cleared for Landing

Runner Up