Best of Long Beach Cover Photo Contest

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To continue with the The Best of Long Beach awards tradition, we introduce our First Annual Best of Long Beach Magazine Cover Photo contest!

Photographers need to submit high-resolution photographs fitting the theme "Life in Long Beach".
Submissions are now open. We expect to announce the winners by January 20th.
Photo with most votes will be featured as the cover of our next print issue coming Early February -"Best of Long Beach."
Top 10 photos will be featured inside the magazine.

We were looking for your perspective on Life in Long Beach. We encouraged images that depict the vibrancy, vitality, and livability of our city as well as images with people in them, either from afar or close up.



Beach Life: Photos of any subject that include the beach.
Daily Life: Photos of people of all ages involved in Long Beach's daily life, such as work, play, sports, cultural arts, and events in town including the different neighborhoods, downtown, parks, and public places.
Iconic: Photos of our downtown, neighborhoods, parks, ocean, buildings, cityscapes, hardscapes, open space, and infrastructure.



Photographs must have been taken within the city limits of Long Beach.
Each participant may enter up to three photographs.
Photographs must not have been previously published. Photographs originally posted to Instagram may be submitted.
Entries must be suitable for display on a public website.
We prefer, but do not require, photographs to be high resolution, for instance 300 dpi and/or at least 1 MB.
You must submit the contest Submission Agreement. To submit, follow link and fill out submission form.
If the photo was taken in a public place, such as a beach or on the street, there is no need for a photo release of identifiable people. However, if the photo was taken in a private location you must provide a Photo Release for each identifiable person in the photograph.
All entries become the sole property of Long Beach Home + Living, and LB H+L assumes no responsibility for any lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries. LB H+L reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the contest should cause beyond the reasonable control of the LB H+L corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, LB H+L reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
By entering this contest you agree to comply with the above rules.



The Grand Prize photo will be featured as the cover of our next print issue "Best of Long Beach". Additional top 10 photos will be featured in an article inside the magazine.



Entries must be submitted digitally via the submission form. Each participant is required to register at no cost.
Photographs must be submitted as JPGs.
You must submit the Submission Agreement and necessary photo releases to be considered.
There is no entry fee.