Charlestown Land Trust Photo Contest 2018

Charlestown Land Trust is hosting a 2018 Photo Contest!

All photo submittals have to be of Charlestown (however you don’t have to be from Charlestown!)

Winners will be announced at a reception held from 6:00 - 8:00PM on May 17th 2018 at the Charlestown Library. Refreshments and desserts will be provided. Photographer need not be present to win contest.

Contest Rules

Click here to download a complete set of contest rules including the registration form that must accompany each entry.

- The photographer is not required to live in Charlestown but the photo must have been taken in Charlestown RI.
- Photo’s can include: Charlestown Flora, Fauna, Landscape, Open Space, Historical sites, Pets & People.

Submission Information

- Photos need to be submitted by April 9, 2018 -
- Photo drop off location: Kettle Pond Visitor Center, 50 Bend Rd, Charlestown RI, 02813. A box will be set up for the photo drop off between April 1 – April 9th, 2018

- A limit of 4 photo’s per person - Entry fee is $10 per photo.
- Payment can be made online, with check, or money order payable to the Charlestown Land Trust – please send to Charlestown Land Trust, P.0. Box 1387, Charlestown RI, 02813.
- Photo’s may be donated to the CLT or returned. The photo’s will be available for pick at the Kettle Pond Visitor Center between May 19th and June 1st.
- Photo’s can be returned by mail if the owner provides a self-addressed envelope to Charlestown Land Trust P.O. Box 1387, Charlestown, RI 02813.
- Photo’s not picked up will be the property of Charlestown Land Trust after June 1st 2018 and may be sold to benefit the CLT as a donation.

Format and Restrictions

- Photo can be in color or black and white.
- Photo’s provided as 8x10 size with single matte of 11x 14. Matte can be any color.
- Photo can be landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical).
- Form must be attached to back of photo.


1) Best of Show (judged by select members of the CLT board) – 2 prizes: adult and 14 years and under - $50 each
2) People’s Choice (judged by the attendees of the CLT photo contest at the Charlestown Library on May 17th 2018) - $50
- Prizes will be provided at photo contest reception on 5/17/18 or will be to winners by June 1, 2018
- The 13 top photo’s will be used for a Charlestown Land Trust calendar for 2019 and each of the photographers of the top 13 photo’s will receive a 2019 calendar when printed. Photographers of winning photo’s will provide digital copies to the Charlestown Land Trust for the calendar.
- Calendars may be gifted or sold by the Charlestown Land Trust. Calendars will be mailed to winners.

Winning photos may be reproduced and displayed by CLT.

Liability – the CLT will not insure the entries received, or, be responsible for any loss or damage.

Questions or a request for a phone call back please email Jane Burns at the following email account:

Click the image below to pay your photo contest entry fee using a credit card or your PayPal account.