Photo Contest for Cover Spot on North of Boston CVB

November 18, 2012

Photo Contest!
Deadline for submission: December 14, 2012

All photographers are welcome to submit images to the North of Boston CVB 2013 Visitor Guide Cover Photo Contest. Images should capture the essence of the North of Boston Region, where “There is A Story in Every Mile.”


Photos must be from one of the 34 cities and towns of the North of Boston Region: Amesbury – Andover – Beverly – Boxford – Danvers – Essex – Georgetown – Gloucester – Groveland – Hamilton – Haverhill – Ipswich – Lawrence – Lynnfield- Lynn – Manchester by the Sea – Marblehead – Merrimac – Methuen – Middleton – Nahant – Newbury – Newburyport – North Andover – Peabody – Rockport – Rowley – Salem – Salisbury – Saugus – Swampscott – Topsfield – Wenham – West Newbury.

MULTIPLE ENTRIES: A maximum of THREE (3) photographs per photographer is allowed.


  • 4″x 6″ or 5″x 7″ prints recommended
  • Clearly label on back of printed images:
  • Photographer’s Name
  • Title of Photograph
  • Location where photo was taken

JUDGING: Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality, and effectiveness in conveying the beauty and/or unique character of the North of Boston Region. Minor adjustments, including spotting, dodging and burning, contrast and slight color adjustment or the digital equivalents, are acceptable. If judges believe that a photograph has been significantly altered, they reserve the right to disqualify it.

RIGHTS: An entrant must hold all rights to a photograph. Photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s copyright are not eligible. For a photo in which a person is recognizable, you must provide a model release from the subject or, in the case of a minor, the subject’s parent or guardian.

All images become the property of the North of Boston CVB in that by entering the contest, entrants grant the North of Boston CVB the right to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and/or use submitted photographs in print or electronic publications, including promotional materials. The North of Boston CVB will always attempt to credit any reproduced photograph(s).

WINNING IMAGES: Winners will be notified and announced by the end of December 2012. The Winner will have their photo featured on the cover of the 2013 North of Boston Visitor Guide. Circulation is over 125,000!

HOW TO ENTER: Submit photograph(s) both digitally and printed on photographic paper. See image guidelines below.
Email or Mail photo (s) to: North of Boston CVB , Attention: Tourism Photo Contest, PO Box 5193, Salisbury, MA 01952.
Email: [email protected]

DIGITAL IMAGE: Photographs should be taken at the highest resolution possible. The digital image size must be set at a minimum of 300 dpi and minimum height/width of 8″x 10.” Photographs must be in a .jpeg, .jpg or .gif format. High-resolution scans of non-digital photographs are acceptable. Winners may be asked to provide photos in .raw format if available. Images should be submitted digitally on disc and MAILED or can be sent via EMAIL

For more information contact [email protected]