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It's time for 'How I Shot My Summer Vacation'

How I Shot
2012 entry, "Portland Head Lighthouse," from Mary Ellen Muesing

The Observer's annual summer vacation photo contest


We hope you’ll be back from your vacation before Sept. 9. That’s the last day we can accept photos in our annual “How I Shot My Summer Vacation” contest.

Winners of the Best All-Around Photo (chosen by Observer editors) and Readers’ Choice categories will each receive a $25 gift card. All four winners will each receive an “I Travel With the Charlotte Observer” T-shirt and two travel books.

On Sept. 22, we’ll publish the winners in the Charlotte Observer, and present a slideshow of the best photos on CharlotteObserver.com.

CATEGORIES:

Best All-Around Photo
Best People Picture
Best Scenic Shot


Plus... You can vote for Readers’ Choice in this contest through the summer.
Basic rules: One photo per category. (If you submit more than one you will be disqualified.) Images must have been taken after May 24, 2013. Cropping is allowed, but images cannot be digitally manipulated.

HOW TO ENTER: It’s easy.

1) Register with Upickem and log in. (If you have registered for a previous CharlotteObserver.com contest, you can log in with that username and password.)

2) Then upload your photo, following the instructions given.

View current entries HERE.

Vote for your Readers' Choice HERE.

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