Entries have opened for the 13th Annual California Ocean and Coastal Amateur Photography Contest, which is sponsored by the California Coastal Commission, the California Thank You Ocean campaign, and Fairmont Hotels of California. According to the contest website, the are seeking photograph entries “that reflect the importance that the coast and ocean has [sic] for California residents.” There are three subject categories into which an image can be entered: The scenic coast and Pacific Ocean off California; People and the California coast; California ocean and coastal wildlife. Prizes for the four contest winners are hotel stays at Fairmont Hotel California locations.
The submission deadline is September 2, 2011. Visit www.mycoastalphoto.com for more info.