Your Photo, City‘s Cover

cover-postit.jpgCity, winner of the 2007 National Magazine Award for Best Photo Portfolio, just announced its second-annual “One City, Many Destinations” travel photography contest. The winner will see his or her photo grace the cover of the mag’s Fall ’08 Travel issue.

Last year’s contest, won by New York’s own Konstantino Hatzisarros, drew more than 4,000 entries. This year’s winner will receive a trip for two to Austria and a chance to shoot a “sponsored-editorial travel photography story for a future issue of City.” Fifteen finalists will see their images published on the pages of the Travel issue.

After the jump, last year’s winning image and the full release.


CITY51-Cover.jpgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CITY MAGAZINE’S ONE CITY, MANY DESTINATIONS

TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

CITY Announces Prizes and Deadline for Contest

NEW YORK — MARCH 2008 — CITY Magazine announces the launch of its second-annual ONE CITY, MANY DESTINATIONS travel photography contest, which boasts the ultimate grand prize: CITY’s cover shot. Amateur and professional photographers from around the world are invited to submit images that capture the essence of a city or other travel destination for juried competition and a chance at landing on the cover of CITY’s Fall ’08 Travel issue, on sale September 30, 2008.

Last year, CITY received more than 4,000 entries to the inaugural contest, with New York–based photographer Konstantino Hatzissaros’ stunning image of two Burmese monks in a Mandalay temple winning the coveted spot on CITY’s cover. The issue hit stands just as Burmese monks across Myanmar began their protests against the national junta government.

A jury of internationally renowned photography and travel aficionados will pick one winning image to appear on the cover of CITY’s Fall ’08 Travel issue. The grand-prize winner will also receive a prize package that will include an all-inclusive, weeklong trip for two to Austria, where he or she will have the opportunity to shoot a sponsored-editorial travel photography story for a future issue of CITY.

The work of 15 additional finalists will appear in a special travel photography portfolio inside CITY’s Fall ’08 Travel issue. All finalists will win a camera and/or additional prizes.

Visit www.city-magazine.com/photocontest for more information and to enter. The deadline for all entries is JULY 15, 2008. Sponsors for this year’s contest already include the Austrian Tourism Board and Ruffino Wines.

About CITY Magazine: CITY Magazine is hailed internationally for its cutting-edge photography and editorial coverage of the best in travel, fashion, design, food and city life. CITY Magazine has been selected as the in-room magazine by some of the finest hotels and sports clubs nationwide, including W Hotels group and Equinox. CITY Magazine was the 2007 National Magazine Award winner for Best Photo Portfolio and the 2004 winner for Best Photography, the highest honor in American magazine publishing. For more information, please visit: www.city-magazine.com.