Photo Contest

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The 2018 East Lansing Community Photo Contest is officially underway! Show us what you love most about East Lansing by submitting up to five high-resolution photos taken in the community during any of its four seasons. Winning photos will be featured in City of East Lansing marketing materials - online and in print. There will also be gift card prizes (see below). 

How to Participate


Submit up to five high-resolution photos taken in East Lansing via the contest's ONLINE FORM by midnight on Sunday, October 14, 2018. Selected winners will be contacted after the photo contest to fill out the official Entry & Model Release Form (PDF). Participants are welcome to fill out and submit the PDF form ahead of time, but it is not necessary. The model release section only needs to be filled out for photos that feature people.
 

Sponsors & Prizes


The 2018 East Lansing Community Photo Contest is sponsored by Meijer, Inc., the East Lansing Downtown Management Board and the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority
The prizes listed below were generously donated by the contest sponsors:

1st Place - $100 Meijer gift card
2nd Place - $75 Meijer gift card
3rd Place - $25 Meijer gift card
Downtown Category* - $50 Downtown East Lansing Parking Validation
Honorable Mention Photos (10 total) - $10 Downtown East Lansing Parking Validation

*Submit your best photos of downtown East Lansing for a chance to win this prize!

Questions


Community members with questions can email mfrey@cityofeastlansing.com or call (517) 319-6873. 

Contest winners from the 2017 East Lansing Community Photo Contest are pictured above. From left to right, photos by: Azfar Hussain, Cayla Johnson, William Rowan and Dane Robison. To see all of last year's winning photos, click here