2023 #thisisskagway Photo & Video Contest Entries

Contest entries must be received no later than 11:59 PM AKST, November 15, 2023.

Contestant Information


Photo Submissions

  1. Photo entry must be at least 5 megapixels and must be in JPG format
  2. Photographs may be in either black & white or color
  3. Photographs may be either in vertical or horizontal format
  4. Entrants should not place borders or frames around their images, or place watermarks, signatures, dates, or copyright notices on their images.  
  5. Photos must be of Skagway, Dyea, in the Lynn Canal, or within the White Pass & Yukon Route/Klondike Highway corridor. 

Video Submission

Due to limited bandwidth capabilities, you cannot upload videos directly to our website. Please upload your video to a media sharing website such as YouTube or Vimeo and include the link here.

Contest Terms

By submitting an entry to the #thisisskagway Photo and Video Contest you agree to the following:

  1. Release by the Photographer/Videographer
  2. The participant hereby represents and warrants that he/she is the author of all the material submitted to Explore Skagway and shall defend and hold Explore Skagway harmless from any action, claim, loss, damage, liability and/or expense arising from or connected to the infringement of intellectual property rights or copyright with respect to the material submitted.
  3. By registering your photograph/video with Explore Skagway the participant hereby grants Skagway Visitor Department (SVD) an irrevocable, royalty-free and perpetual license right to use without restriction and reproduce all submitted materials, including without limitation the copying, transmission, distribution and publication for display or promotional purposes.
  4. Each of the grand prize winners—one from each submission category: photo & video—will receive $500!
  5. Submissions received after November 15th will not be considered for a prize, but may be utilized as described in the terms listed above.

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Seth Kay

Skagway is a historic town, with plenty of activities, including hiking, skiing and…

Sue Saffle

Humpbacks bubble-net feeding in Lynn Canal where it meets Icy Straight. Mendenhall…

Sue Saffle

Humpback Whale breaching. He had been slapping his fins in the water for quite a…

Sue Saffle

Humpback Whale breaching. He had been slapping his fins in the water for quite a…

Video Entries

Explore Skagway anxiously awaits your 2023 video submissions! Enjoy this video by Elise Giordano in the meantime.