@2023 photo contest winners

Ready, Set, Action!

The Haines Annual Photo Contest is Here!

Get your cameras ready and start shooting for the Visit Haines 2024 Photo Contest! This summer, we’re on the hunt for captivating photos that showcase the beauty and excitement of Haines. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or a budding enthusiast, we want to see your best shots of the best of Haines.

This Year’s Theme: People in Action

We want to see photos that capture the dynamic spirit of Haines through people engaged in all the great activities our area has to offer. From special events and community gatherings to outdoor adventures like hiking, fishing, kayaking, and more—show us the heart and energy of Haines through your lens.

How It Works:

  • Weekly Winners: Throughout the summer, we’ll select two weekly winners whose photos will be featured and celebrated. Weekly winners will receive a $50 gift card to a local Haines business.

  • Grand Prizes: At the end of the season, we’ll draw the grand prize winners from all the entries:

    • 1st Place: $500 Alaska Airlines gift card

    • 2nd Place: $200 gift card to a local business of your choice

    • 3rd Place: $100 gift card to a local business of your choice

Multiple entries are encouraged, and multiple wins are possible!

Your photos will not only compete for prizes but also have the chance to become a part of the Haines Borough collection, showcasing the essence of our community and landscapes.

Start capturing the magic of Haines today! We can’t wait to see your incredible photos!



Photo entry must be at least 5 megapixels and must be in JPG format

Photographs may be gently edited, keep in mind natural as possible.

Photographs may be in either black & white or color.

Photographs may be either in vertical or horizontal format.

Entrants should not place borders or frames around their images, or place watermarks, signatures, dates, or copyright notices on their images.  

Photos must be of the Haines area including the Lynn Canal and the Haines Highway and the drive to Haines Junction. 

Contest winner must be a U. S. resident of at least 18 years of age. 



Terms and Conditions

By submitting an entry to the 2024 Photo Contest you agree to the following:

Release by the Photographer

The participant hereby represents and warrants that he/she is the author of all the material submitted to Visit Haines and shall defend and hold Visit Haines harmless from any action, claim, loss, damage, liability and/or expense arising from or connected to the infringement of intellectual property rights or copyright with respect to the material submitted.

By registering your photography with Visit Haines, the participant hereby grants Haines Visitor Center an irrevocable, royalty-free and perpetual license right to use without restriction and reproduce all submitted materials, including without limitation the copying, transmission, distribution and publication for display or promotional purposes.

Submissions received after August 31st will not be considered for a prize but may be utilized as described in the terms listed above.

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Cast Out on the Kathleen
Fishy Grins
Bald Eagle Feeding
Spooky Fog Hike
Eddy & Stella at the Beach


Here Are the Amazing 2024 Weekly Winners So Far!

Check back often for the latest winning entries!