2021 Commercial Fishing Photo Contest Winners
Second & Third Place
Alaska Lifestyle 2nd
Best Action 2nd
Best Scenic 2nd
Best Fish 2nd
Best Family 2nd
Best Boat 2nd
Tell me you're a fisherman . . . 2nd
Life on a Boat 2nd
Alaska Lifestyle 3rd
Best Action 3rd
Best Scenic 3rd
Best Fish 3rd
Best Family 3rd
Best Boat 3rd
Tell me you're a fisherman . . . 3rd
Life on a Boat 3rd
About the Contest
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute hosts the annual Commercial Fishing Photo Contest with categories such as “Best Boat,” “Best Action” and “Best Scenic,” in addition to new categories each year. Photos are used to show the best of Alaska in ASMI marketing activities around the world and shared with the Alaska seafood industry for the promotion of Alaska seafood. In addition, winning photographers can earn cash and/or prize packages.
ASMI Photo Contest Terms & Conditions
The ASMI Commercial Fishing Photo Contest is open to both professional and amateur photographers. To be eligible to enter this contest, the entrant must have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. This contest is not open to ASMI staff or their relations. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the ASMI Fishing Photo Contest rules and agrees that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Rules. This contest is void where prohibited; participants/entrants are responsible for making sure their entry complies with their local laws. All photos must depict Alaska waters and commercially harvested Alaska seafood species.
You may adjust and edit your images to optimize the photograph. Aspects such as cropping, brightness, contrast, and color balance can all be adjusted. Color and B+W images may be submitted, images may not have any watermarks or captions on them.
Your photos will be judged by ASMI’s panel of judges. The images will be primarily judged on quality and how well the photograph conveys the core ASMI message: “Wild, Natural and Sustainable.” Please see our “helpful hints” section for more details. This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of Winners or Finalists. All judges will be appointed by ASMI. The Winners and Finalists will be determined by the judges in accordance with the competition rules. Their decision is final on all matters relating to the competition. ASMI will not enter into any correspondence regarding the judging or organization of the competition. The judging will take place at the close of the contest.
ASMI neither assumes nor bears any responsibility for any form or type of loss, damage, or injury incurred as a result of participating in the ASMI Fishing Families Photo contest and receiving of awards and/or prizes. Content of all images submitted is the responsibility of each entrant. It is the responsibility of each entrant to obtain all relevant model and/or property releases. By submitting images each entrant assures that all images are their original works and no copyright and/or trademark infringement rights have been violated. It is not the responsibility of ASMI to obtain model and/or property release forms or to assure/examine protection of trademark infringement rights.
ASMI reserves the right to cancel or suspend the contest if it is not capable of continuing as planned for any reason that is beyond the control of ASMI.
ASMI reserves the right to make modifications to the Rules. Changes made to the contest will be posted on this website in the Rules section.
ASMI reserves the right to free reproduction and altering of entered images in all media and the right to provide all entered images to ASMI members and promotional partners around the world for the purpose of marketing Alaska seafood products. For each entered image ASMI will have unlimited usage rights in perpetuity for all formats and in all locations. When a photo is submitted to this contest it immediately becomes considered an ASMI asset, which can be used by any person, partner or business to whom ASMI grants permission. Permission is granted through a separate legal agreement of usage terms and conditions, which can be found at the ASMI Terms and Conditions.