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DHEC News Release: Coastal photography contest announced


Aug. 30, 2012

Coastal photography contest announced

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Photographers of all ages and degrees of expertise are invited to get out their cameras and tripods to enter their best photographs of coastal South Carolina scenes in the annual photography contest sponsored by the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. The winning photo will appear on DHEC's 2013 annual tide table poster.

Entries must be of a coastal South Carolina scene including marshes, beaches or wildlife and be appropriate as an image for the tide table. Horizontal orientation is required. Color photographs and digital photos are accepted with a limit of five pictures per contestant. Digital photos should not exceed a total combined file size of 4.0 MB. Printed photographs should not exceed 8.5" x 11". All entries must be submitted between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30.

Entries may be e-mailed to or submitted via surface mail to:

Coastal Photo Contest
1362 McMillan Avenue, Suite 400
Charleston, S.C. 29405

Surface-mailed submissions will not be returned without a self-addressed stamped envelope provided by the contestant. The winner will be announced in October. For questions about the contest, contact Dan Burger at (843) 953-0251 or


For more information:
Dan Burger - (843) 953-0251
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