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Sun Soaked Snapshots Photo Contest


Summer sunshine is here and so is our next photo contest!


Bask in the summer sun with ‘Sun Soaked Snapshots’—our Summer Photo Contest! Capture the beauty of summer through your lens and share your warm, creative take on the season. Document everything the sunlight touches—breathtaking landscapes, coastal waters, summer activities, and everything in between!


Ready to showcase your photography skills and win exciting prizes? Join the contest now by submitting the best of your summer shots! Don’t miss the chance to share your vision and let the summer shine from your perspective! Enter up to three of your best photos that feature the summer season with “Sun Soaked Snapshots” for your chance to win one of three National Camera prize packages.


Our Winners will receive:

Grand Prize – $150 NCE gift card + Photofinishing Prize Pack
Second Place – $100 NCE gift card + Photofinishing Prize Pack
Third Place – $50 NCE gift card + Photofinishing Prize Pack


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Contest ends Sunday, August 18, 2024, at 11:59pm Central Time.

Photos must be taken during 2022-2024, be at least 1500×2100 and no larger than 10MB. There is a limit of 3 images per person, and photos with watermarks will not be considered. Photofinishing Prize Packs include vouchers for a free 8×10 metal print and 50 free 4×6 prints. Winners will be announced the following week via our social media channels, and we will reach out to each winner via the email submitted in the form below.



  • Please be sure to enter a valid email address—if you are selected as a winner, we will be reaching out to the email you provide below.
  • Please label your images in the following format: YourName_PhotoTitle.jpg
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
  • ex: OM SYSTEM OM-1 w/ 12-40mm lens
  • Please label your images in the following format: YourName_PhotoTitle.jpg
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
  • ex: Nikon Z 7II w/ 24-70mm lens
  • Please label your images in the following format: YourName_PhotoTitle.jpg
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg.
  • ex: Sony a7 IV w/ 28-70mm lens
  • We share all winning photos and honorable mentions in a Facebook album and in occasional Instagram features. When we publish this content, we'd love to include your social media handle (if you have one!) to help create more connections in the photo community and boost support of contest participants.
    Please provide any social media account handles you would like for us to tag when posting. If you do not have one or have no preference, we will just attribute credit to the name provided above.


Please read before submitting your entry: Registration and submissions are accepted via National Camera Exchange’s website. Three winners will be selected by representatives of National Camera Exchange. Images will be judged on basic photography principles, including composition and focus. Our Photo Experts will also be looking at the uniqueness of the subject/image, so try to think creatively to help your image stand out! Odds of winning will vary based on the number of eligible entries received. Participants must be residents of Minnesota or Wisconsin. No cash redemption or substitution of prizes is permitted. If you are unable to upload your images using the form above, please email your images to contests@natcam.com.
National Camera Exchange is not responsible for any lost, misdirected or damaged entries, computer errors, glitches or acts of nature. Due to uncontrollable circumstances and computer errors, this contest may end at any time. If there are not enough submissions, contest may be cancelled. By entering this contest, and completing the form, you acknowledge that you have a signed consent(s) from every person(s) shown in the photo submission. Your children are the only exception to this rule.
All winners may be displayed on our social media sites, website and/or in-store. By completing the online form, you agree to hold National Camera Exchange harmless against all liability for any injury suffered from contest participation. Furthermore, you give consent to have ANY of the photos submitted for this contest (even if your photo does not place in the finalists) to be used by National Camera Exchange for marketing and advertising materials, including display of winners on National Camera Exchange’s website, social media and/or for future contests, promotions and advertising. There will be no compensation aside from the prizes given to the winning entries. This consent may be cancelled in writing at any time. The completion of this form signifies your acceptance of this consent.