Visitor Guide and Map Photography Cover Contest

A picture is worth a thousand words and we’re looking for the picture that tells the Santa Monica story…an unforgettable beach city experience filled with eye-catching people, cutting-edge culture, and bold innovations…the essence of the California lifestyle.

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The winning photograph will be featured on the front cover of the 2020/21 Santa Monica Official Visitors Guide and Santa Monica Official Visitors Map (see above) with photographer credit, and featured in a blog post on santamonica.com. The winner will also receive a two-night stay at a Santa Monica hotel to be provided by Santa Monica Travel & Tourism. Check out this year’s winning photo – submitted by Ed Burns – above!

The contest will run from September 9, 2019 to December 31, 2019. The winner will be announced the week of February 3, 2020.

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