LRNow Photo Contest
Date: October 31, Monday
Where: Entries Due -
Time: 11:59 pm

Do you have a passion for digital photography?  Virginia Beach is legendary for its beauty and the bounty of its wildlife.  Enter the 20th Anniversary LRNow Photo Contest and share your beautiful photos with the world.


– LRNow photo contest categories –




Environmental Challenges (i.e. pollution, flooding)

“Watershed Moments”


Entry Form – LRNow photo Contest (2022)

Photography Contest Rules 2022



Contest Rules

      1. All photographs must be taken anywhere in Virginia Beach.

      2. Submission Format:

  • All artwork should be submitted via email as an attachment or link to download to by October 31st, 2022
  • Photo files should be no larger than 50MB
  • Photo files must be 300 dpi and .jpeg format
  • Photo resolution should not exceed 3000 x 3000 pixels
  • Design files must be a PDF or vector file format (if submitting a vector file, include jpeg for judging)

      3. The contest begins on May 31st, 2022 and ends October 31st, 2022.  Winners’ names will be posted on the Lynnhaven River NOW website on November 15th, 2022 and will be notified via email.  Only winners will be notified of the contest outcome.  Entries will not be returned.

      4. Photographers may submit up to 5 photographs for consideration.  Submitted photographs must be the property of the entrant.

      5. Winning photos will be chosen in four categories: Wildlife, Landscape, Recreation, Environmental Challenges, and “Watershed Moments”.

      6. The contest is open to both amateur and professional photographers.  Employees of LRNow are not eligible.  

      7. There will be both youth (18 and under) and adult (over 18) divisions.  

      8. All entries must contain a completed entry form, including current contact information, caption details, and artist release.  Photos should be numbered to correspond with the caption details.

     9. All winning entries will be posted on the LRNow social media and website,

    10. Official judging will be performed by a panel of LRNow employees and select professional advisors.  Judges will make their selections based on subject matter, composition, focus, lighting, uniqueness, and impact.  All decisions are final and at the discretion of LRNow.

     11. We are not responsible for lost or misdirected entries.

     12. We reserve the right to use all entries in LRNow’s materials (print materials, presentations, promotions, and the Internet).  





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