Everyone is into documenting their every move via social media these days, and why shouldn’t they? Capturing moments of your life and sharing them with your family and friends is a great way to connect and socialize. Better yet, having these moments to look back on in the future is always a plus. That is why the #DryTortugas Photo Contest is an opportunity you can’t miss.
What Is The Contest?
Share your Dry Tortugas photos on Instagram or Twitter, tag #DryTortugas and then make sure to vote for your favorite photo at http://www.drytortugas.com/contest. A new winner is selected every month for a National Park Annual Pass, a gallery-quality showcase at the Dry Tortugas National Park Centennial Celebration and the chance to win a $500 gift card.
Here are 5 reasons why you should check out the #DryTortugas photo contest!
1. Become A Professional Photographer
Participating in the DryTortugas Photo Contest is the perfect chance to fortify your photography talents. Getting creative and snapping artsy pictures around the island might inspire you to take them all over the place from now on!
2. Get A Ton Of Likes
Taking a beautiful picture on your visit to the Dry Tortugas and entering the contest is a sure way to boost your profile and gain recognition within the community. Who wouldn’t want to show off their photography skills to an audience?
3. A Grand Prize Doesn’t Hurt Either
Every monthly winner will have their photo framed for the exhibition at the Dry Tortugas National Park Centennial Celebration, and also featured online by the Dry Tortugas National Park and Yankee Freedom. Not only could you be a local celebrity, but the grand prize is also a $500 Visa gift card.
4. Capture The Memories
Not only are there prizes and likes involved, this contest may inspire you to take pictures on your trip that can be serious framing material in your living room. That way, every time see your snapshot, you can look back and say, “best trip ever!”
5. Planning Your Future Visit
If the beautiful turquoise waters aren’t initiative enough, browse through current contest entries to see all of the cool Dry Tortugas activities. That way, you will know exactly what you want to see and do when you visit Key West (and trust me, you will want to visit).
So what are you waiting for? Check out the Dry Tortugas contest entries and vote for your favorite right now: