Capture Lake Norman Photo Contest

The 9th annual photo contest has officially ended. Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all that participated!



2023 Winners

Jeremy Wallace First Place Photo Contest Winner

Jeremy Wallace

1st Place: Jeremy Wallace

Dion White 2nd place photo contest winner

Dion White

2nd Place: Dion White

Jon Beyerle 3rd place photo contest winner

Jon Beyerle

3rd Place: Jon Beyerle

Terms & Conditions:

Who May Enter: The contest is open to any photographer, amateur, or professional 18 years old or older who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia.

Entry Requirements:

  1. A completed photo contest submission or using #capturelkn on other social media channels. Contact information will be requested when potential winners are reviewed on other social channels.
  2. All entries must have been photographed in the Lake Norman area.
  3. All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them.
  4. Entries must be submitted by Saturday, September 30, 2023.
  5. Any person that appears in a photograph has permitted to have their photo taken and be entered in the contest.
  6. All entries must positively reflect the Lake Norman area.

Contest Conditions:

  1. All entry submissions will be subject to approval or disapproval made at the discretion of Visit Lake Norman. No reason or statement is required for disapproved images.
  2. Visit Lake Norman reserves the right to contact photographers to confirm submission information or other necessary purposes.
  3. Anyone who submits a photo and/or is a selected winner, please be prepared to send in the original high-resolution image.
  4. Photographer retains the copyrights to his/her image but grants Visit Lake Norman prior permission and right to publicly display, reproduce, store, copy, publish, post, and be used in any current or future media without compensation or approval.
  5. Do not submit images that have been heavily manipulated or AI generated.

Prizes (Along with being featured in the Lake Norman Official Visitors Guide and receiving a canvas print of the winning image):
Grand Prize Winner - $200 VISA Gift Card and LKN Sweatshirt
Second Place Winner - $100 VISA Gift Card and LKN Shirt
Third Place Winner - $50 VISA Gift Card and LKN Hat


2022 Winners

David Weber 8th annual photo contest winner

1st Place: David Weber

Julie Elliott 2022 Photo Contest

Julie Elliott 8th annual photo contest winner

2nd Place: Julie Elliott

Gregory Knopp 2022 Photo Contest

Gregory Knopp 8th annual photo contest winner

3rd Place: Gregory Knopp

2021 Winners

Matthew Micolucci Photo Contest Winner

Lake Norman

1st Place: Matthew Micolucci

Ashley Yuro Photo Contest Winner

Lake Norman

2nd Place: Ashley Yuro

Alan Hunt Photo Contest Winner

Lake Norman

3rd Place: Alan Hunt

2020 Winners

2020 Photo Contest Winners


2019 Winners

photo contest 2019


2018 Winners

Photo Contest Winners 2018


2017 Winners

2017 Photo Contest Winners


2016 Winners

2016 Winners