February 14, 2014
If you've taken any snowy shots the past couple of days, you could win some money and exposure.
The Charlottesville-Albemarle Visitors Bureau is holding a Capture Charlottesville and Albemarle Photography Contest.
The group needs photos for to help promote the area through social media and for photos to supply to journalists who write about Charlottesville and Albemarle.
They're asking you to take pictures of landscapes, culture, wineries, and more.
"Whether it's downtown, or landscapes, or shots taken at wineries, breweries, cideries, to promote, basically, the area to potential tourists," said Bri Warner, CACVB Director of Sales and Marketing.
One winning photograph will earn a thousand dollars, five runners-up will receive $100 each.
"It's a great chance for amateur and professional photographers to send in their best shots and to convey inmages of our beautiful area to potential visitors," said Warner.
It held its last photo contest in 2012.
The bureau says it particularly is low on winter and early spring pictures from Thursday and Friday may help you.
The deadline to submit photos is April 20.
To enter, visit the CACVB photo contest webpage here.