Geese on the Erie Canal

As you take vacations and staycations in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York State this summer, be sure to take your camera!  One of your photos might win you recognition as well as cash and other prizes in these seven photo contests with deadlines between August 1 and November 15.

Cayuga Naturally Photo Contest – Capture the great outdoors and the abundance of activities to do there then enter your photo in this Cayuga County-focused contest for a chance to win $100 for first prize, $50 for second and $25 for third.  Deadline is October 7, 2011.

Erie Canal Heritage Corridor Photo Contest – Seeks submissions that capture the magic and uniqueness of the Erie Canal.  Winners will be included in their annual calendar in the categories of “Bridges, Buildings and Locks,” “For the Fun f It,” “On the Water” and “Nature of the Canal.”  Deadline is September 8, 2011.

I’d Rather Be in the Finger Lakes Photo Contest – You can win weekend getaways, hotel nights, gift certificates, t-shirts and more in this contest from where you select another travel destination and show your love of the Finger Lakes by holding up a sign that reads “I’d Rather Be in the Finger Lakes.” Deadline is September 8, 2011.

Images of Wayne County Photo Contest – Submit your photos of Wayne County for a chance to receive a winning ribbon and an opportunity to have your work showcased in an exhibit. Deadline is October 20, 2011.

Life in the Finger Lakes 2011 Photo Contest – 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize in the categories of “Best Color” and “Best Black and White” will receive plaques and will be featured in the Winter 2011 issue of Life in the Finger LakesDeadline is September 30, 2011.

Nature Reflected Photo Contest 2011 – Tanglewood Nature Center wants your nature photography! Enter this contest in the adult or “Age 12 and under” category for a chance to have your work on display in the Center and included in the their published materials. Deadline is November 15, 2011.

Seneca Meadows Wetlands Nature Preserve Amateur Photo Contest – Take your best shot of Seneca Meadows Wetland Nature Preserve and submit it for a chance to win a $100 cash prize. Deadline in August 1, 2011.

P.S. If you know of others or are sponsoring one, please share them with our readers!

Photo by Carol White Llewellyn, taken during a walk on the Erie Canal.

Copyright 2011© Carol White Llewellyn. All rights reserved.