The following was submitted by the Essex National Heritage Area:
All photographers are invited to submit images that capture the essence of the Essex National Heritage Area (ENHA) to Essex Heritage's 2012 Photo Contest. The deadline to submit has been extended - all submissions are due by November 1, 2012.
Any photograph captured between October 1, 2011 and November 1, 2012, and assigned to one of three contest categories is eligible to win. The 2012 Photo Contest categories are: "Images of The ENHA," "The Merrimack Valley" and "In Town/Downtown."
Sponsored by the Essex National Heritage Commission and Hunt's Photo & Video, the 2012 Essex Heritage Photo Contest will award 13 prizes to 13 individual photographers - one Grand Prize winner followed by a first, second, and third prize winner in each of the three contest categories.
Award-winning photographs are exhibited for one year at the National Park Service Regional Visitor Center in Salem.
Experience inspiration through your lens and share your vision of our Heritage Area's unique historic, cultural and natural resources. Click here to learn more about the 2012 Essex Heritage Photo Contest and to download an entry form.