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#snettphoto2021 Contest

2021 photo contest featuring the SNETT Rail Trail is here!

DETAILS AND RULES

Who should enter: Anyone, any age. Exceptions: FBRTC Executive Board Members and members of the FBRTC Judging Panel.

What to enter: Any photos taken during June 2021 on any section of the 22-mile long SNETT (Southern New England Trunkline Trail) of nature, landscapes, people on the trail.

Note: A signed release from any recognizable people in your images is required, and you must be able to provide copies of those releases to the Franklin & Bellingham Rail Trail Committee upon request.

How to enter: Take a photo on the SNETT rail trail and post on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter only) with a hashtag #SNETTPhoto2021. Then email the photo (including the photo caption and photo location), and your name to fbrtcommittee@gmail.com. Photos should be jpg/jpeg files no larger than 10MB (no screen shots). One photo per contestant.

When to Enter: Contest runs June 1 – June 30, 2021.

Judging: Top 3 finalists (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place) will be selected by a panel of the FBRTC volunteer members. All decisions made by the judges are final.

Prizes: The winner will receive a $50 Think Franklin First gift card. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will all receive FBRTC’s free one year membership.

Rights: By entering this photo contest, you hereby grant to the Franklin & Bellingham Rail Trail Committee (FBRTC): Non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable publication rights for your photos in all FBRTC’s publicity materials (print or electronic), and the right to use your name in such publications. This includes the right to use your photos on our website, social media, in print and electronic advertisements and promotions. 

All photographs will be credited with the caption “©Person’s Name.”

Franklin & Bellingham Rail Trail Committee reserves the right at our sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the photo contest.

Here is a link to the #SNETTPhoto2020 contest, if you need inspiration. We are looking forward to receiving many wonderful photos!

SNETT Rail Trail at Lake St crossing in Bellingham MA looking east. ©Renata Gilarova

#SNETTPhoto2020 – and the winners are…

We are excited to announce the winners of the first annual photo contest #SNETTPhoto2020!

We would like to thank everyone who entered and we are looking forward to your participation again next year.

1st Place – Under 18: John Foley – Our Neck of the Woods

© 2020 John Foley – Our Neck of the Woods

1st Place – Over 18: Carina Bischoff – Snowing Leaves

© 2020 Carina Bischoff – Snowing Leaves

2nd Place – Over 18: Danielle Morin – Peaceful

© 2020 Danielle Morin – Peaceful

3rd Place – Over 18: Eileen Ridgway – Peaceful Easy Feeling

© 2020 Eileen Ridgway – Peaceful Easy Feeling

Honorable Mentions – Over 18 (in no particular order)

Laura Klowan – 2 Tired Pups

© 2020 Laura Klowan – 2 Tired Pups

Chris Fauteux – First Snow Fat Bike Ride on the SNETT

© 2020 Chris Fauteux – First Snow Fat Bike Ride on the SNETT

Lindsay Jeter – A Shepherd Sunrise

© 2020 Lindsay Jeter – A Shepherd Sunrise

Francesca Feola – October Winter Wonderland

© 2020 Francesca Feola – October Winter Wonderland

Congratulations to all!

You can view all the submitted images on Flickr.

The winning photographs will be published in The Country Gazette in the upcoming weeks. Once they are, this post will be updated with a link.