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NJ Photo Contest – Free Entry – Monmouth, Ocean & Middlesex County

Calling all professional, amateur and enthusiastic shutterbugs. Two major Jersey Shore tourism organizations, the Ocean County Department of Business Development and Tourism and Monmouth County Tourism have partnered with Spark Market Solutions, LLC of Red Bank, NJ to produce Explore Ocean ’19, and the 2019 issue of the Visit Monmouth Guide. And NEW this year we are introducing “Discover Middlesex” our tourism magazine for Middlesex County.

Spark Market Solutions is looking for diverse, artistic photos of your favorite areas of Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex County. Think beach, surf, historic locations, and family fun or what makes people come to the NJ.


Images chosen for these publications will be featured with full photo credit, and the grand prize winner will appear on the cover and receive a $250 cash prize, plus an “about” photography blurb.

There will also be cash prizes for 2nd and 3rd place.

Photos submitted may be used in Visit Monmouth, Explore Ocean and Discover Middlesex.

Photographers will get credit for any photos used along with their name and contact info/website listed in the front of the magazine.


Contest Rules:

FREE to enter

Please note that model photo releases will be needed for any children under 18 recognizable appearing in the photos. Please use this form: Photo_model_release18

Submit all high resolution jpg (at least 300 dpi) photos along with you Full Name, Address and Phone Number.

Please name all files individually with your name part of the file name

Three ways to submit:

Share to our Google drive (also follow up with an email with your info to


Send your photos via email to:


Mail a flash drive or a CD to Spark Market Solutions 

Spark Market Solutions

65 Monmouth Street

Red Bank, NJ 07701

Attn: Colleen Leslie


Deadline to submit photos is NOW October 31st 2018

First, second and third place winners will be chosen for each publication and will be announced by November 30th
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