Contest rewards photos of life on the coast

California Coastal Commission communications official Sylvie Lee is accepting applications for the 12th annual Amateur Coastal Photography Contest, which offers hotel stays as prizes, until Aug. 31. Categories include the scenic coast, the ways people use the coast and coastal wildlife.

What are types of pictures are you looking for? We’re looking for pictures that exemplify what’s beautiful and interesting and diverse about our coastline. We look for pictures that look beautiful, say “California coast” to the judges, show our native wildlife and spectacular scenery and show people enjoying the coast.

What is the purpose of the contest? We want to encourage the public to appreciate the coast, think about why they value our coast and maybe spark their interest in taking a trip to take some great pictures.

How can readers enter the contest? Visit coast4u.org and click on the photo contest link. The guidelines and entry form are there, along with examples of who has won in the past.

What have been your favorite pictures in the past? I love beautiful underwater photography and I love pictures of kids who have priceless expressions on their faces.

Bay Area NewsLocal

Just Posted

Pharmacist Hank Chen handles customer orders on the computer at Charlie’s Drugs in the Fillmore District on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)
Walgreens closures open the door for San Francisco’s neighborhood pharmacies

‘I think you’ll see more independents start to pop up’

San Franciscans are likely to have the opportunity to vote in four different elections in 2022. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Electionpalooza: SF school board recall will kick off a flurry of local races

‘It’s going to be a lot of elections and a lot of decisions for voters to make’

Four young politicos were elected to city government on the Peninsula in 2020. From left: Redwood City Councilmember Michael Smith; South San Francisco Councilmember James Coleman; Redwood City Councilmember Lissette Espinoza-Garnica; and East Palo Alto Councilmember Antonio Lopez.<ins> (Examiner illustration/Courtesy photos)</ins>
Progressive politicians rise to power on the Peninsula. Will redistricting reverse the trend?

‘There’s this wave of young people really trying to shake things up’

The fate of San Francisco nicotine giant Juul remains to be seen, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing whether to allow certain flavored vape products on the market. <ins>(Jeenah Moon/New York Times)</ins>
How the vape king of teen nicotine addiction rose and fell in San Francisco

‘Hey, Juul, don’t let the door hit you on the way out’

Most Read