Are you looking for something creative to do while practicing social distancing? Get out your camera or smartphone and take a stroll around your community. Look for new places to explore, and get creative with composition. Then…Send us your best shot!

Vito Palmisano underwater photo shoot with Juliana Toro

Email your photo to It may be published in an upcoming issue of Estero Life Magazine! Estero Life will post a gallery of submitted photos on our website, helping all of us appreciate the beauty abounding right here in the Estero area. Check out the full contest details below.

The winner of the Estero Life Magazine Photo Contest also will receive a one-on-one, 90-minute photography lesson with master photographer Vito Palmisano. Check out more of his stunning photos at


Backyard pool shot of model Juliana Toro by Vito Palmisano

Photo contest details:

  • Contest runs from April 13-June 30, 2020
  • Email a high resolution photo to Editor-in-Chief Laura Cummings at
  • Submitted photos must be your original work, and you must own the rights.
  • Photos must be taken in Southwest Florida.
  • Photographers must be amateurs (photography is not a major source of their income).
  • Maximum of three entries per person.
  • Submitted photos may be printed in Estero Life Magazine and posted on the Estero Life Magazine website and Facebook page.
  • Entries will be judged by Estero Life Magazine, and the winner will be notified via email on or after July 1, 2020.


With your emailed submission, provide the following information:

      • Your name, email address and phone number
      • Name of the Estero community where you live
      • When and where the photo was taken
      • The equipment you used to get the shot

View our contest entires:


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