The Mountain Traveler photography contest announced

The Clayton Tribune is now accepting submissions for photography that could be featured on the cover of the fall 2016 edition of The Mountain Traveler magazine.

The Mountain Traveler is a full-color regional visitor and travel guide for Northeast Georgia.

Publisher Kevin Shields invites local photographers to submit their photographic representations of the region. Suggested subjects could include points of interest, natural features or scenic views. Photographs including people enjoying the surroundings will be given additional consideration.

The magazine publishes Sept. 19 and will be distributed at visitor centers, chambers of commerce and retail outlets throughout the region during fall.

The winner of the cover contest will receive $100.

Criteria for entering:

- Photographer must live in Dawson, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens or White counties;

- Photograph must be taken in Dawson, Habersham, Hall, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens or White counties;

- Photographer can submit up to three images;

- Photographer should submit a vertical image;

- Photographs must be high resolution;

- Photographer should leave room at the top of the image for the magazine logo;

- Photography must not include a commercial entity;

- Original photography becomes the property of Community Newspapers Inc.

The deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25.

Qualifying images should be submitted via email to

For more information, call Shields at 706-782-3312.


The Clayton Tribune

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 425, 120 North Main Street
Clayton, GA 30525

Phone: 706-782-3312
Fax: 706-782-4230