Announcing the 2018 Photo Contest!

Once again, Orleans County Tourism wants your best “Tourism Worthy” photos for the 2019 Calendar and Travel Guide! And to reward the top 3 winning photographers, we have three pairs of tickets to give away for performances at the Rochester Auditorium Theatre:

  • Jason Mraz & Toca Rivera, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at 8 PM
  • Darci Lynne & Friends Live, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 at 7 PM
  • Dancing with the Stars, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM.

The first place photographer will have first choice on 2 complimentary tickets to any one of the performances listed above. The second and third place winners will choose from the remaining pairs of tickets in that order. Only one prize will be awarded per photographer.

Download the Contest Rules and Application [PDF format].

Download the Photo Release for images with recognizable people [PDF format].

A panel of judges will rate the photos on the basis of “Tourism Attraction” relevance, subject matter, creativity and quality as well as those which capture the unique quality and beauty of our region. We’re looking for the WOW factor or “magazine cover worthy” shot.

Deadline to enter is Friday, November 2, 2018  (via email) and if mailed, postmarked by November 1st, 2018.  Winners will be notified by November 14, 2018.

View winning photos and honorable mentions from 2017:

  • “When the Sun Goes Down…at the Point” by Peggy Barringer
    1st Place: “When the Sun Goes Down…at the Point” by Peggy Barringer
  • “Memorial Day Cemetery” by Dennis Button
    2nd Place: “Memorial Day Cemetery” by Dennis Button
  • “County Seat in Fall” by Elizabeth Carpenter
    3rd Place: “County Seat in Fall” by Elizabeth Carpenter
  • "Sunrise on the Oak Orchard River" by Dana Woolston
    "Sunrise on the Oak Orchard River" by Dana Woolston
  • "Sunrise Fishing on Lake Alice" by Beth Carpenter
    "Sunrise Fishing on Lake Alice" by Beth Carpenter
  • "Tug & Barge" by Dennis Button
    "Tug & Barge" by Dennis Button
  • "Swallow Hollow July Evening" by Dennis Button
    "Swallow Hollow July Evening" by Dennis Button
  • Snowy Owl by Dori Benfer
    Snowy Owl by Dori Benfer
  • Fall Sunset at Point Breeze by Patty Singer
    Fall Sunset at Point Breeze by Patty Singer
  • "This is How We Roll in the Country" by Pamela Moore
    "This is How We Roll in the Country" by Pamela Moore
  • Fishing on the Oak by Dana Woolston
    Fishing on the Oak by Dana Woolston
  • Rainbow over Courthouse by Peggy Barringer
    Rainbow over Courthouse by Peggy Barringer
  • Horsing Around by Nadine Hanlon
    Horsing Around by Nadine Hanlon
  • Historic Medina Train & Depot By Patty Singer
    Historic Medina Train & Depot By Patty Singer
  • Sunflowers by Dori Benfer
    Sunflowers by Dori Benfer

GOOD LUCK!

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