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Surfrider Foundation Found Objects Photo Contest



From September 16th - October 31st, the Surfrider Foundation presents the 3rd annual Found Objects photo contest. Found Objects is a an opportunity for people to share items that they’ve found and cleaned-up! off of their local beach or waterway. Participants are encouraged to take a photo of the objects found on the beach, arranged in a creative and artistic way AND share a story about the photograph. This story can include activities, memories or what Contestant (and their community) are doing to protect that beach.

To submit an entry, post the photo to your Instagram or Twitter account, write your story, and then tag @surfrider and use the hashtag #SurfriderFound to be entered in the contest.

Found Objects Photo Contest Prizes!

One (1) Overall grand prize winner will receive:
(1) Firewire Surfboard of your choice (certain restrictions apply) ($700)
- Surfrider membership ($25)

One (1) Second prize winner will receive:
- GoPro 7 Hero Black ($400)
- Surfrider membership ($25)

One (1) Third prize winner will receive:
- Surfrider gift pack ($150)
- Surfrider membership ($25)



Found Object Photo Tips
Trash/Debris — Look for a variety of trash and debris: unique shapes, sizes, & colors
Composition — When composing the photo, arrange the items in a creative way and shoot the photo from above
Color Use — Look for unusual colored objects that will stand out amongst the neutral sand color
Textures — Try and find 3D objects or objects with unique textures which will stand out in the photograph
Story — Make sure to include a clever, funny, or unique story as the caption of your photo!


More info at Surfrider Foundation Found Objects.
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