Ramsey Photo Contest

Submissions for the 2023 Photo Contest are no longer being taken. 

The 2023 Photo Contest winners will be announced at the City Council meeting in March 2024.

The City of Ramsey will host the 2024 Photo Contest soon and will be searching for beautiful photos from the community. Submit your photos that highlight what you love about life in Ramsey!

Contest Rules

  • Entrants must live or work in Ramsey. Employees and their family members of the City of Ramsey, as well as any contest judges and their family members, are not eligible to win.
  • The original photographer must submit entries. Your submission of the photo is your guarantee that you are the author and copyright holder of the photo.
  • Minor digital enhancement is allowed, but images that have been significantly modified or appear unnatural will be disqualified.
  • Photos must have been taken within Ramsey city limits in the last three years.
  • Photos must be appropriate for posting in government publications. 
  • If identifiable people are in the photograph and it was taken in a non-public space, it is the photographer's responsibility to obtain permission to use it.
  • The City of Ramsey may reproduce photos for City publications, advertising, and/or marketing materials.
  • Submissions with professional watermarks or logos will be disqualified. 
  • Entrants may submit up to ten (10) photos. 
  • Each Photo will be submitted without a category and sorted into one of the following categories by the Photo Contest Committee. It is at the Photo Contest Committee's discretion which categories entered photos will be sorted into.

How to Enter Your Photo(s)

Online

The easiest way to submit your photos is by completing the online photo submission form. 

 Email

Categories

  • Landscapes of Ramsey: Vast and awe-inspiring vistas, sunsets, sunrises, fields, etc.   
  • Wildlife of Ramsey: Creatures you see in Ramsey, birds, deer, insects, etc.  
  • Parks and Trails: Enjoying parks and trails in Ramsey, highlighting your favorite outdoor spaces. 
  • Life in Ramsey: Celebrating the community through events, recreation, arts, culture, sports, gathering places, etc.

Deadline

The deadline to submit photos in the 2023 contest is Sunday, December 31, 2023. 

Awards

A panel of judges will review entries. Photos will be evaluated based on creativity, quality, composition, and expression of the category theme. The overall grand prize winner will be awarded $100, first place in each of the four categories will win $50, second place in each category will be awarded $25, and third place in each category will win $15. Photos will be featured in various City publications.