Photo contest begins Thursday in Port Townsend

The contest will run through Sept. 30 in showcasing the “Best of Summer.”

PORT TOWNSEND — The city of Port Townsend has launched a “Best of Summer in Port Townsend” photo contest.

The contest will run from Thursday through Sept. 30.

“We’re excited to launch the first of four seasonal photo contests this year to see what memorable moments talented photographers have captured in Port Townsend this summer,” said Christina Pivarnik, contracted director of marketing for the city of Port Townsend.

“As we promote the many nuances of the city, we’re always in need of new, fresh shots from around town, including Fort Worden. We hope to have lots of participation from photographers far and wide for this contest.”

To enter, visit www.enjoypt.com and upload up to three photos taken in Port Townsend.

The contest is open to anyone who would like to enter.

For those outside of the area, photos taken on previous visits are welcome.

The photos with the most votes at the end of the month will be announced as the winner.

First prize is $250 and second prize $100.

Entries are due by midnight Sept. 30.

Winners will be announced Oct. 3.

For more information, email Pivarnik at christina@enjoypt.com.

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