Calling all photography lovers. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is hosting their fourth annual Juno Beach Pier Photo Contest. The Center began taking submissions on Monday, July 2nd and will last until Friday, August 10th.
Last year alone, there was over 80 photo submissions and over 40,000 views on Facebook from both beginners and experts in photography. The Juno Beach Pier is an icon in Palm Beach County and is widely popular attraction for fishermen, photographers and locals for years.
The pier is run by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. The sea turtle research and rehabilitation center operate the 990-foot pier overlooking the beach and the ocean. The pier is open everyday from sunrise to sunset. The cost to fish off the pier is $4 dollars per person and the cost to just visitor is $1 dollar per person. The pier also houses a small pier house filled with snacks, a guest service team and a variety of fishing tackle, including rental poles and bait.
The photos for submission must reveal one’s own “pier-spective” of the pier in some way. All submissions will be uploaded to Facebook where an independent panel of viewers will judge the photos. The photos with the most likes on Facebook will be name the Facebook Fan Favorite.
The winner for the contest will be announced at Marinelife Day at the Gardens Mall in the Grand Court at noon on Saturday, August 18th. The winning picture will be featured as the Juno Beach Pier Facebook profiles picture and the winner will also receive a $200 value gift basket from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.
The contestants may submit one high-resolution photo via email to the marketing and social media director Cassidy Sparks. Her email address is email@example.com. All photos must be submitted on or before Friday, August 10th. Apple iPhone photos are accepted.
For more information about the photo contest visit, www.marinelife.org.