Calling all South Carolina photographers – it's time to grab your camera and hit the road! Today marks the beginning of SCIWAY's SC Small Town Photo Contest – with $600 in cash prizes!

Contest Overview

Since most South Carolina towns are fairly small, we will consider images from all cities with less than 25,000 residents – this excludes Aiken, Anderson, Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Goose Creek, Greenville, Greer, Hilton Head Island, Mount Pleasant, Myrtle Beach, North Charleston, Rock Hill, Spartanburg, Summerville, and Sumter.

Photos should show a cultural landmark, historic building, natural scene, or local event – basically anything that truly represents a particular South Carolina small town and makes it unique.

Read all contest guidelines.

Contest Prizes
  • 1st place – $300

     Photo will also be featured as our "SC Picture of the Month" for July!

  • 2nd place – $200

  • 3rd place – $100

Picking the Winner

SCIWAY will narrow the entries down to six finalists. We will then open voting up to everyone in the state!

Voting will begin June 28th with the publication of our next edition of SCIWAY News. The poll will be accessible via SCIWAY News, SCIWAY's homepage, and the South Carolina Picture Project. Voters will be able to choose one favorite photo, and the three photos with the most votes win!

South Carolina's Picture Project

The purpose of the South Carolina Picture Project is to celebrate the beauty of the Palmetto State while preserving some of its vanishing landscapes. We hope that it will create pride among South Carolinians and provide joy and inspiration to those who live far away.

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