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Scenes of the Region Photo Contest

Get connected to the region and show your love for beautiful Central New York with WCNY’s Scenes of the Region photo contest in the Autumn Edition.

This quarterly campaign will spotlight the picturesque vineyards, lakes, waterfalls, farms, mountains, and overall stunning landscapes of the WCNY region.

Snap a photo, then upload it below. WCNY’s professional media team will select the top 20 photographed Scenes of the Region for each season of the year (summer, autumn, winter, spring). Then YOU get to vote for the winning photos!

The top 3 photos will be highlighted in WCNY CONNECT magazine, and the 1st place winner will be featured on WCNY social media, website pages, and on WCNY-TV.

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WCNY’s Scenes of the Region 2022 Calendar


Price: $10.00


WCNY’s Scenes of the Region 2022 Calendar$10.00WCNY holds a seasonal photography contest to find photos that best capture the beauty of Central New York. The 2022 Calendar features winning photos from 2021’s Scenes of the Region Competition. It spotlights picturesque images of vineyards, lakes, waterfalls, farms, mountains, and other landscapes that unite locals and visitors alike in their shared love for New York State


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Autumn 2021 Edition Winners

Summer 2021 Edition Winners

Spring 2021 Edition Winners

Winter 2020 Edition Winners

Autumn 2020 Edition Winners



Spring 2020 Edition Winners

Winter 2019/2020 Edition Winners


Autumn 2019 Edition Winners


Pets and Animals 2019 Edition Winners

Spring 2019 Edition Winners

1st Place
Evangeline Walters
Chick Wish
Cortland County

First Place

2nd Place
Susan Campbell
Verona Beach
Oneida County

Second Place

3rd Place
Nikki Atkinson
Down by the Bay
Wayne County

Third Place

Winter 2019 Edition Winners

1st Place
Kate Stewart
Highland Forest South Side Trail
Onondaga County

2nd Place
Norma Davis
Winter Starling in Crabapple Tree
Ontario County

3rd Place
Rebecca Carr
Giza Road, Owasco, NY
Cayuga County

Autumn 2018 Edition Winners

1st Place
Steven Dunn
Moose River, Old Forge, NY

Herkimer County


2nd Place
Kathleen Ferguson
Green Lakes State Park

Onondaga County


3rd Place
Marcia Bower
rt 11a near Nedro NY

Onondaga County


Summer 2018 Edition Winners

1st Place
Steve Friedman
Taughannock Falls

Tompkins County


2nd Place
Sarah Moses
First Lake in Old Forge

Herkimer County


3rd Place
Michelle Enright
Horse Farm

Tompkins County


Show off the region’s beauty with your scene by sharing photographs with us on social media!

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Spring Exhibition 2019