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Posted on: August 3, 2018

2019 City Calendar Photo Contest Now Open

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August 3, 2018 – The City of Midland invites you to “Show us your City!” The City’s annual Community Photo Contest is now open for amateur photographers to submit their favorite photos of life in Midland for a chance to be featured in the 2019 City Calendar and Services Guide.

Photos should feature the people, places, and events that make Midland a truly unique place to live or can depict programs and services offered by the City of Midland. Participants do not need to be a City of Midland resident to enter.

Key contest rules:

  • Photos must reflect people, places, or events that depict life in the city of Midland only.
  • Limit of two (2) photo entries per photographer.
  • Photos should be no more than two (2) years old.
  • Photos must be print quality and capable of being reproduced on professional printing presses.
  • Professionally-produced and/or copyrighted photos (ex: senior pictures, family portraits, in-studio shots, etc.) will not be accepted.
  • Digitally-altered photos or photos that include copyrighted material as part of the image will not be considered.
  • All photo entries become the property of the City of Midland and will not be returned.
  • Photos may be submitted online at or by mail using a printed contest entry form available at City Hall or the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library. Completed forms can be brought to City Hall or mailed to: Midland City Hall, Attention: Katie Guyer, 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Midland, MI 48640.

Both print and digital entries will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Winning photographers will be notified by mid-November 2018.

Residents should expect to receive their 2019 City Calendar and Services Guide in their mailboxes by early December 2018.

For additional information or questions about the contest, contact City Communications at 989-837-3307 or visit

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