Complete the entry form below. One submission per category per entrant is permitted. You must submit one photo per category (For example, for submission in Nature/Parks, Spirit of Lincolnshire, and Neighborhoods, three total submissions would be required). Entrants must be the sole creator and owner of the image/photo. Submissions must be members of the Lincolnshire business community, residents, or part of School Districts 103 or 125. All submissions become the property of the Village of Lincolnshire. 

The deadline for submittals is Monday, May 27, 5 p.m. 2024 Photo Contest

Photo/Media Requirements:

  • Digital submissions only; negatives or prints will not be accepted. Screenshots will not be accepted. 

  • Submissions should not include photos taken before 2022.

  • Submissions must not have been altered in any way including cropping, filtering, and minor retouching. Photo entries with imagery added or removed from the original photo will not be accepted. 

  • Submissions must have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi (or at least 1920 pixels). 

  • To avoid being stretched or distorted, photographs must be submitted in .jpeg, .jpg, .png, or HEIC format.

  • All submissions must include an acknowledged Release Permission to reprint. The Village may follow up with entrants if there are recognizable individuals in a submitted photo.

  • All photos must be taken in Lincolnshire, IL

  • All accepted photos may be used in various media formats for an unlimited amount of time and at no cost to the Village of Lincolnshire. Photo credit is not guaranteed for all uses of images. Contest entrants agree to all rules and regulations for the contest and decisions made by the Village. All decisions are final.

If the entrant is under 18 or the submitted photo includes individuals/models, you must complete a parental acknowledgment and/or model release. CLICK HERE to access the form. If applicable, please complete and email the form to .

Voting Information:

The Village of Lincolnshire Management Team will review all submissions and select the winning photos. Winner(s) will be announced in Spring 2024 and honored at a Village Board Meeting. Category winners will receive a $50 gift card to a Lincolnshire restaurant. Winning photos may be featured on various Village communications; in print, digital, and online formats.

For questions about submissions or further information, contact Yates McLaughlin, Management Analyst, at or 847-912-2331.

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