Cape Cod Xplore Winter 2022 Photo Challenge

Theme: Nature in Winter

Whether you are a tourist, a visitor or a local with a camera or smartphone, you can be a part of the Cape Cod Xplore Winter 2022 Photo Challenge.

Share your 2022 winter photos taken on Cape Cod, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Cuttyhunk or Plymouth to enter our contest.

winter photo challenge

You can join the challenge by registering below and sharing your winter photos (up to 6 images per person) using the hashtag #CapeCodXploreWinterChallenge.

Check out some of the shared challenge images of the Cape and Islands Winter 2022 Challenge at: #CapeCodXploreWinterChallenge

Photo Challenge Rules, Terms and Conditions

Cape Cod Xplore Digital Publication invites photo submissions to our first quarterly Cape and Islands (including the town of Plymouth) photo contest for winter 2022!

Please read the rules and terms before sharing your photos for the contest. The challenge is open to all photographers (including amateurs) at least 18 years of age.

What Are We Looking For?

Theme: Winter in Nature

  • Wintery Scenes
  • Sunsets & Sunrises
  • Beaches & Salt Marshes
  • Animals & Plant Life
  • Sand Dunes
  • Hiking Trails

Register and Upload Photos for the Photo Challenge

Releasing images to Cape Cod Xplore

  • All participants must sign an online release form below to enter the contest.
  • All images must be photographed on Cape Cod and the islands or Plymouth.
  • All images must have been taken by and belong to the participant.
  • All images must truly reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appears. All photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustment to exposure, color, and contrast, etc.) will not be accepted.

How to Submit your Photos

  • Each photo must be submitted online to #CapeCodXploreWinterChallenge
  • Each entry must have a photo caption with town or island listed
  • Submission that does not include the above will not be accepted.
  • Upload up to 6 images per person, each with a caption including location
  • Make sure your account is made “public” so that we can see your photos
  • Cape Cod Xplore reserves the right to upload all shared photos to its website and public profile on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.
  • Image size should be a max of 1920 pixels wide and 1080 pixels high

Deadline for Submission

  • All online entries can be submitted starting 12:01 EST on February 1, 2022
  • Deadline for submitting entry is 11:59 PST on April 28, 2022
  • The winners and prizes will be awarded and published on our Facebook and website on May 30, 2022


  • 1st Place  – $250 Visa Debit Card
  • 2nd Place – $100 Gift Certificate to Sienna’s
  • 3rd Place –Cape Cod Xplore Vintage Cap (2 winners)
  • 4th Place – Cape Cod Xplore Vintage Tee (10 winners)