July 23, 2013

Town of Plattsburgh kicks off photo contest

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh is holding a photo contest.

The winning images, which must be taken within town boundaries, will be featured on the community’s website to help brand and define the town as a destination.

Contestants can submit as many as five photos for consideration by a panel of local photographers. Submissions should include 25 to 100 words about the image, including the photographer’s name, location within the town, the date and a caption describing the picture. 

Photographs will be judged in two categories: cultural events, including sports; and town places, such as nature, landscapes and built environment.

The winners, to be announced later this summer, will be awarded a prize in each category. 

The photographer is responsible for obtaining the proper releases from individuals depicted in any photograph. 

Email entries to with Photo Contest in the subject line. Entries will be accepted through Aug. 12. 

Photos should be JPEG format with a resolution of 1,280 by 1,024 pixels. Any images submitted become property of the town for future use.

A Town of Plattsburgh map can be found by clicking “Comprehensive Plan & Maps with Expansion” in the Planning Department section of the Town of Plattsburgh website,, to help determine town boundaries.

Call the Planning Department at 562-6850 for further information.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
CVPH Job Opportunities