Now Accepting Entries for the 2023 Photography Contest
What kind of photos should I submit?
We are looking for coastal South Carolina scenes including marshes, beaches, or wildlife.
What are the rules?
- Pictures must be the original work of the photographer
- Horizontal/landscape orientation is required
- Digital photos are accepted with a limit of three (3) pictures per contestant
- Individual photos should not exceed a file size of 65 megabytes
- All entries must be submitted between August 1 and September 1, 2022
I authorize the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) to use any image(s) I submit of coastal South Carolina scenes on the 2023 Tide Tables, if my photograph is chosen as the winner of the DHEC Coastal Photography Contest.
I understand and agree, even if the image(s) I submit are not chosen as the winner of the DHEC Coastal Photography Contest, any/all image(s) I submit may be used in other DHEC publications, website, videos, or film for promotional purposes with attribution. I understand and agree any/all image(s) I submit, without personal identifying information or metadata other than photographer's name, may be disclosed to the news media and/or the public in an effort to promote environmental protection and conservation efforts. I also understand any/all image(s) I submit will be in the public domain, and may be used for purposes other than intended or identified in this document. I understand and agree that DHEC will have no control over the re-release and use of these images by any media outlets, and cannot be responsible for their reuse and publication.
I understand that agreeing to these terms is a condition precedent to my participation in the DHEC Coastal Photography Contest.
I understand I am not required to participate in this contest.
By submitting an image for the purpose of entering the DHEC Coastal Photography Contest, I certify that I am 18 years of age or older and I grant DHEC permission to use or disclose the image(s) as previously specified.