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Photo by: Lynda Wagner

"Favorite Things" Photo Contest


It's time for a new Photo Contest! This time we want your photos showing what you think are your FAVORITE or BEST things about Bellport and the Bellport area. We want you to be creative! "Favorite" or "Best" could mean a place, food, person, etc. It's whatever you most LOVE about our area! Please include a few sentences about your photo and why it showcases your favorite thing. We'll be collecting submissions all summer. Photos must be submitted by Saturday, September 4, 2021. Happy Shooting!

TOLAThe winner with the most votes for their photograph will receive a $50 Gift Certificate to TOLA. Established in 2013, TOLA. New York is a beach-inspired boutique offering carefully curated must-haves: gifts + home accessories + jewelry + apparel for him, her & the little one. TOLA. Bellport is situated in the heart of the historic Village on Main Street. TOLA. Fire Island Pines, located in the center of the Main Harbor, opened its doors in the Spring of 2016 and like Bellport, has become the perfect pop-by for locals and weekenders alike. Most recently, in May of 2020, TOLA. welcomed its third location at 128 Main Street in Westhampton Beach and is thrilled to be a little slice of the Hamptons. The TOLA. shops are all about good things, good people, and good vibes, all the time. FEEL.THE.LOVE.


Click here to see past Photo Contest Winners.


How to Submit a Photo

Submitting a photo is easy!

1. Email your photo to For this photo contest, we are limiting everyone to
one photo submission per person.

2. With your photo please include:
- Your name
- Your city/town
- A sentence or two telling us about your photo

There is no need to resize your images before you send them to us. Please submit your photos in as large a pixel size as possible.

3. As is the case with all of our photo contests, we ask if you won the last photo contest that you sit out this contest to let others have a chance to win. We offer several photo contests each year, but we don't allow back-to-back winners to keep everything fair.

A word about copyright: By sending us your photographs, you are in no way giving us any rights to do anything with your photographs other than to display them here on We will not give anyone else any rights to your photographs nor will we use them in any other way without your permission.

However, you should understand that the internet, relatively speaking, is still the "Wild West" when it comes to maintaining control over your work. We've already had several instances of people copying material from and using it on their own websites. They removed the material when we politely pointed out to them that they can't do that, but the point is that you have to keep an eye out for abuses of the copyright rules. For this reason, can not be responsible for what other people do and how they use material they copy without permission from

You should only submit photos if you understand and agree to the above. If you have any questions about any of this, we'd be glad to discuss them with you.