Unique Photo and NJ Monthly Magazine team up for the 2018 Cover Search Contest. Get your original photo of NJ published on the cover of New Jersey Monthly Magazine! + win special prizes.


Winner Unveiling & Gallery Show

RSVP for free to attend and see the unveiling of the winning entries! Enjoy light food and refreshments while mingling with photographers, contest participants, and contest officials from New Jersey Monthly magazine.


Capture NJ & Win 

All photographers both amateur and professional are encouraged to submit their best photo representing their photographic skill and unique, compelling, unusual and/or beautiful images of life in New Jersey.
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NJ Monthly Cover Contest

Entry Categories & Prizes

In addition to getting your photo published on the cover of New Jersey Monthly Magazine, winners will be selected from each category and will be awarded special prizes from Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Olympus, and more!
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Submission Categories & Prizes

grand prize - nikon


Original Photo Published on Cover +
Nikon D850 with 24-120mm Lens + Tenba Messenger Bag + Manfrotto Tripod

runner up - canon


Canon 5D Mark IV - Body Only

nature prize - sony


Sony A6300 with 16-50mm lens Kit
Runner Up: $100 Unique Photo Gift Card

architectural prize - fujifilm


Fujifilm X-T20 Mirrorless Digital Camera
with 16-50mm Lens
Runner Up: $100 Unique Photo Gift Card

lifestyle prize - panasonic


Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 12-32mm Lens
Runner Up: $100 Unique Photo Gift Card

special prize - olympus


Olympus OMD Kit with 14-42mm lens
Runner Up: $100 Unique Photo Gift Card

Student Prizes

• Sigma 18-300mm Contemporary Lens

• $100 Unique Photo Gift Card



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