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It’s a Snap! Baltimore

It’s a Snap! Baltimore


Go ahead and take your best shot! It’s a snap!

Aspiring photojournalist? Just an avid shutterbug? No matter your level of expertise, here’s your chance to share your special photographs that reveal the places and people of Baltimore. Winning photographers receive prizes, and the best images will be showcased in 2017 wall calendar.

Photographs must be taken within the Baltimore National Heritage Area and represent one of the four contest categories listed below. Please read the complete Rules and Requirements before submitting your photograph for your chance to win! All entries must be submitted electronically by July 31, 2016.

Why is the contest period so long? We want to give you a chance to capture all the seasons here in Baltimore -- fall colors to wintry landscapes to springtime blossoms.



All of the submitted photos must fall under one of the four categories listed below.

Upholding Independence
Photographs that commemorate and celebrate Baltimore as the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner.

Prosperity on the Chesapeake
Photographs that illustrate how Baltimore’s geography and natural resources shaped the city’s culture and industry.

The Monumental City
Photographs that capture the city’s architectural uniqueness and the institutions that helped shaped Baltimore.

Freedom and Justice for All
Photographs that shed light on Baltimore’s rich diversity of cultures and traditions.

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