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Say “cheese!” Newport News picture competition returns

The 2017 winner of the city's photo contest. (HNNDaily photo/ courtesy of the Newport News tourism department).
The 2017 winner of the city’s photo contest. (HNNDaily photo/ courtesy of the Newport News tourism department).

NEWPORT NEWS — The city’s annual photo contest returns for its 10th year.

Zoom In on Newport News photo competition is running until Oct. 31 and is looking for submissions.

The contest, sponsored by the Newport News Tourism department, is accepting photos that capture the beauty of the city.

Participants, who are 18 years or older, can submit up to five digital or film photos in either the professional or amateur category.

A $500 cash grand prize will be awarded to the winning entry in both.

There will also be two honorable mention prizes consisting of a VIP Passport to Newport News attractions for four people, valued at $250, according to a news release from the tourism department.

Winning photographs may be featured in upcoming Newport News Tourism publications and on the city’s tourism website, according to the news release.

Click here for full contest details, including complete rules, entry form and online image submission requirements.

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