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Submit photos to help promote Seneca County

Local photographers are being invited to submit photos to the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce for use in promoting tourism. Photos will be considered for use on the Seneca County tourism website and in the 2010 Travel Guide. If a submitted photo is used for the cover of the Guide, the photographer will receive $250. As the tourism promotion agency for Seneca County, the Chamber coordinates a variety of advertising and marketing efforts to encourage people to visit the county and Finger Lakes Region. The Seneca County Travel Guide is a primary piece used to promote the specific assets of the county, including wineries, heritage attractions, restaurants, shopping, outdoor recreation, and lodging. The Chamber distributes 100,000 copies of the full-color Travel Guide annually at dozens of locations in the county and Upstate, at travel shows throughout the Northeastern U.S. and Canada, and by mail to people located throughout the world.Photos should be of scenic views or tourism-oriented attractions and businesses located in Seneca County. Including people in shots is encouraged. Photos will only be accepted in electronic JPEG or TIFF formats at 300 dots per inch, 8” x 10” sizing, and without a watermark. All submitted photos become the property of the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce, and may be used in print or electronic marketing efforts. If a photo is chosen for the 2010 Seneca County Travel Guide cover, the photographer will receive a cash prize of $250. A photo chosen for the cover becomes the exclusive property of the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce.Submit photos to the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 70, Seneca Falls, NY 13148, by July 31, 2009. Photos on CD/DVD can be dropped off at 2020 US Routes 5 & 20 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Luanne Palme, Tourism Marketing Director, at 315-568-2906.

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