Honeymoon Shot Wins Week 2 of Patch of Michigan Photo Contest
With more than 200 photos submitted, it was difficult to choose one winner.
"Best honeymoon ever" is how Beth Potts describes her trip to Isle Royale in Michigan's Upper Peninsula last summer with her new husband, Chris. Her photo of Chris in their packed canoe navigating the way wins the second week of the first Your Patch of Michigan photo contest.
"Honeymoon July 2010" was selected out of more than 200 stunning, silly and showy photos submitted for the week of July 31-Aug. 6. It wins a $25 gift certificate to Stucchi's in Dearborn.
"We've both traveled internationally and around the U.S., but you don't have to leave Michigan to have it as good as it gets," the Grosse Pointe Woods woman said. "We plan to adventure in a new Michigan destination for each anniversary. This summer was a waterfall tour! There's always more to see."
You, too, can share your visions of Michigan in photos in our Your Patch of Michigan photo contest.
Every week through Sept. 17 we'll have a new photo gallery and a new winner chosen by a panel of Michigan Patch editors. Each weekly winner will get a prize.
After Sept. 17, we'll pick a grand prize winner from all of the weekly winners. The grand prize winner will receive a certificate for a two-night stay at Mission Point Resort on Mackinac Island (to be used before Oct. 31, 2012, and blackout dates and other restrictions may apply). The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $500.
Do you need to be Ansel Adams to win this? No. The single qualification for photos you send is that they say "Michigan" to you.
How to enter Patch of Michigan contest
First, become a registered Patch user if you aren't already; just sign up at the top right corner of the homepage. Then add your photo(s) to the gallery for the week of Aug. 7-13.
Be sure to include your real, full name and the place where the photo was taken, as well as any other relevant information about what the photo shows. The email address you use to register must be a working one so we can reach you should we have questions — or should you be selected as a winner.
All photos must be posted each Saturday by midnight to be judged for that week. The contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. And this wouldn't be a contest without a complete list of official contest rules; you can read them here. Please, no more than three (3) entries per person per week. The winner will be selected each Monday and must respond to notification within 48 hours.
If you aren't quite sure how to upload a photos, check out our step-by-step guide to uploading photos to Patch. If you still have trouble or have questions, email Associate Regional Editor Beth Valone at email@example.com.