The Seabrook Photo Challenge website is the perfect place to post your favorite pictures of exciting times and beautiful sights experienced while spending time at Seabrook. You can also submit pictures here that in your mind "Capture The Essence of Seabrook as an Idea Town" and enter to win a weekend getaway at the Sunset Magazine Idea Homes at Seabrook.
Qualifying photos submitted before September 15 will be entered to win 12 first prizes and 1 grand prize. Please read the photo guidelines and most importantly have some fun!
Digital images can be submitted using the online entry form. Images must be formatted horizontally (vertical and panoraic photographs will not be considered) and no smaller than 800 by 600 pixels. Images should be submitted in JPG (high quality) or TIFF format. File sizes must be less than 10MB per image. Entries may be color or black and white digital scans (no allowances will be made for poor-quality scans).
Please do not send prints or slides to Seabrook Photo Challenge.
Minor digital enhancement is permitted, but images that have been significantly modified or appear unnatural will be disqualified.
Please note that Seabrook Photo Challenge does not allow names, logos or writing on photo entries. These markings must be removed prior to submission.
No borders or frames may be added to images.
No watermarks, signatures, or copyright notices may be added to images (All winning images will be displayed with the photographer's name).
Adding or replacing elements in an image is not permitted.
Artistic filters are not permitted.
Images may be cropped and rotated as necessary as long as the rectangular format is maintained and the size is within the specifications above.
Images may be resized as long as the aspect ratio is maintained.
Red-eye removal and spot editing.
One-step enhancement (such as "AutoFix", "QuickFix", "Auto Levels", etc.).
Use of filters to sharpen, soften, blur, despeckle, or remove noise.
Use of corrective functions to improve the natural appearance of the image, such as levels, contrast, brightness, curves, intensity, tone, hue, saturation, lightness, value, color balance, and tint.
Photos that are sexually explicit or offensive in any way will not be accepted or displayed on the website.
Images submitted will be considered for the "Capture the Essence of Seabrook" photo contest for the Sunset Magazine Idea Town as well as Seabrook's yearly calendar.
The prize for best capturing the essence of Seabrook is a free weekend stay at one of Sunset Magazine's Idea Homes during the first weekend of Novemer.
Additional 12 first prize photographs will be featured as monthly artwork in the 2014 Seabrook calendar. Each one of the first prize photographers will be awarded a $100 gift certificate to Mill 109 Restaurant & Pub (www.mill109.com).
The grand prize winner will be awarded the very prominent cover spot, fronting the Seabrook calendar, a $100 gift certificate to Mill 109, and a beach cruiser bicycle outfitted in the idyllic Seabrook Style.
Seabrook Photo Challenge
PO Box 422
Pacific Beach, WA 98571