#thisisskagway Photo & Video Contest

We are looking for action photos and video of people, wildlife, scenery, local attractions, events, weddings, and much more.

Cash Prizes

The grand prize winners—one from each submission category will receive $500!

How to Enter

  • Complete the upload form and agree to the terms of the contest. To upload a video please follow this link here.
  • Photo entry must be at least 5 megapixels and must be in JPG format
  • Photographs may be in either black & white or color
  • Photographs may be either in vertical or horizontal format

Contest entries must be received no later than 11:59 PM AK DST November 15, 2021.

Judging Criteria

  • Photographs must be taken within Skagway or Dyea and should depict landscapes, activities, people, buildings, plants, animals, or events.
  • Minor digital enhancement for cropping, red-eye removal, filters, corrective functions, and legitimate manipulations such as burning and dodging, brightness and contrast, color adjustments, saturation, stitching and cropping are permitted. In cases where a photograph is considered “digital art”, the image may not be considered. Entrants should not place borders or frames around their images, or place watermarks, signatures, dates, or copyright notices on their images.

Contest Terms

By submitting an entry to the Skagway Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) #thisisskagway Photo & Video Contest you agree to the following:

  1. Release by the Photographer/Videographer.
  2. The participant hereby represents and warrants that he/she is the author of all the material submitted to SCVB and shall defend and hold SCVB harmless from any action, claim, loss, damage, liability and/or expense arising from or connected to the infringement of intellectual property rights or copyright with respect to the material submitted.
  3. By registering your photograph/video with SCVB, the participant hereby grants SCVB an irrevocable, royalty-free and perpetual license right to use without restriction and reproduce all submitted materials, including without limitation the copying, transmission, distribution and publication for display or promotional purposes.

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