Announcing #KingTideNH2016 Judges Panel and Prizes

We’re excited to announce the judges panel and the suite of prizes that have been donated for the upcoming #KingTideNH2016 photo contest.

#KingTideNH2016 Judges PanelJUDGES:

A panel of local judges will select the Grand Prize, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place photos based on photographic quality, effectiveness at conveying tidal impact, and creativity.

The judges for this year’s contest are:

  • Jason Moon, New Hampshire Public Radio;
  • Victoria Parmele, Strafford Regional Planning Commission; and
  • Councilor Eric Spear, Portsmouth City Council.


“We have a lot of great prizes up for grabs this year, thanks to the generosity of many seacoast area organizations,” explains Nathalie Morison of the NHDES Coastal Program, a NHCAW member and one of the contest organizers.

Grand Prize: One grand prize will be awarded. The grand prize consists of:

2nd Place: One second place prize will be awarded. The second place prize consists of:

3rd Place: One third place prize will be awarded. The third place prize consists of:

People’s Choice: One People’s Choice prize will be awarded to the photo that earns the most “likes” on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. The People’s Choice award consists of:

#KingTideNH2016 Prizes

Winning entries will be announced on Thursday, November 3, 2016 and unveiled at 6:30pm that evening during a special screening of National Geographic’s new documentary, Before the Flood, hosted by the Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership, NHCAW, Union of Concerned Scientists, and the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institute.

An exhibit of select contest photos – donated by Live Free Photography – will be on display at several seacoast area locations for the remainder of 2016. Details for these displays are forthcoming.

To view and “like” photos as they are posted, follow @nhcaw on Twitter and @nhcoastaladaptation on Facebook and Instagram.

For complete contest rules, terms, and conditions, please visit:

For questions, please contact Nathalie Morison with the NHDES Coastal Program at, or at (603) 559-0029.


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