Saturday, May 15, 2010

Pacific Whale Foundation Seeks Submissions for the 2010 Whale Photo Contest

Pacific Whale Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2009-2010 Whale Photo Contest.   Note:  All submitted photos must have been taken in Hawaii between November 2009 and June 1, 2010. Photo courtesy Maui Visitors Bureau.

The first place winner will receive a $200 gift certificate from Pacific Whale Foundation. The second and third place winners will receive gift certificates for $150 and $100, respectively. Three honorable mention entries will also be selected, and each will receive $50 gift certificates. The gift certificates may be redeemed for Eco-Adventure cruises, at either of Pacific Whale Foundation’s two retail stores in Maui, or at Pacific Whale Foundation’s online Ocean Store at

The deadline for entry is July 31, 2010. Winners will be announced by November 1, 2010. Winners in each category will be contacted directly to notify them that their photos have been selected.

The winning photos, along with the photographers’ names and home towns, will be featured on Pacific Whale Foundation’s website,, as well as in a press release to go out to the local media and to Pacific Whale Foundation’s thousands of supporters and members worldwide.

To submit your photo, please email it to Be sure to title the photo and include your name, address, city, state or country, postal code and phone number with your submission, as well as the date (and, if possible, the Pacific Whale Foundation vessel) on which the photo was taken. Please also include a brief description of the encounter photographed.

You may also mail your photo to:
Whale Photo Contest, Pacific Whale Foundation
300 Ma’alaea Road, Ste. 211
Wailuku, Maui  96793

For more information, please call (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or email

To learn more, visit