Best cover photo will win prize

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The Smoky Mountain Times is preparing a Swain Living publication, a full-color magazine filled with details about people, places, churches, government and events in Swain County and the local area. 

Smoky Mountain Times is inviting its readers to be a part of the publication with a contest for the magazine cover photo. 

Photographers are invited as a way to focus on local talent. 

The rules are simple: 

• A photographer can submit up to three photos. There is no charge to submit.

• The subject must be a scene in Swain County that is seasonally appropriate for a publication that will print in late summer/early fall. 

• Submitted photos must be high resolution (at least 300 dpi).

• Submissions become the property of Smoky Mountain Times.

The photographer whose submission is chosen for the cover will receive $100 and be featured in an upcoming issue of the newspaper.

Entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 28 to qualify.

To make a submission, email your photo including your name and contact information and an identifying description of the location/subject to For more information, you can also call the office at 488-2189 or stop by during business hours. 

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315