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Get Involved: Photo Contest and Calendar

Take a shot at our 2015 Photo Contest! Capture the unique character of the Erie, Cayuga=Seneca, Oswego, and Champlain Canals and their surrounding communities. Show us your favorites places, views, and activities! Winning images will be featured in our 2016 Erie Canalway Calendar.

 
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Deadline for submission:
August 28, 2015

 

Contest Categories

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On-water activities and scenes, e.g., boating, paddling, fishing, tugs & barges, historic vessels, on-water events and festivals.
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  Along the Trail
Cyclists, walkers, strollers, and activities or scenes along the Erie Canalway Trail.
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Historic downtowns, distinctive architecture, farmers markets, events, and scenes taken in canal communities.
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Classic Canal
When you see it, you know it—photos that could be taken only here; photos of engineering marvels, canal structures, nature, or other scenes that show the distinctive sense of place of the Erie Canalway.

 

Winning Tips

  • Look for scenes that say "Erie Canalway" and views that could be taken only here.
     
  • Avoid amping the color of your photos in Photoshop. Our judges are looking for real views over special effects.
     
  • Consider new vantage points for familiar scenes.
 
   
If you like our Photo Contest,
you'll love Sal's Photo of the Week
Sal the MuleSal the Mule has gone social. Follow Sal as she posts a current snapshot or historical image each week on Facebook. Better still, send Sal a photo for her weekly post.
 
Like our Facebook page >

  
Post an image to our page or send it with a brief caption to: jean_mackay@partner.nps.gov
 

Not on Facebook? You can see Sal's photos in her web gallery at the end of each month.
 
view Sal's Gallery >

 
 
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  Lift Bridge at Adams Basin by Tony Solpietro  
   
View 2014 winning images >

Honorable Mention images are in the Gallery too!
 
 
  Many thanks to our calendar sponsor:
 
 
 
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  2015 Contest Documents (pdf)
 
Rules >
 
Entry Form >
 
Model Release>
 
FAQs >
 
List of Corridor
municipalities >

 
Contest Flyer >
 
 
  Questions?
Contact Diane Jennings
(518) 237-7000 ext. 207

 
 
 
 
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