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LOCAL Life #PartingShot

We are accepting photos taken by amateur photographers only. You are an amateur photographer if you do not and have not received payment for your photography.

Before submitting, please make sure your photo qualifies as follows:

  1. Taken in Beaufort County.
  2. You can submit a high-resolution photo.
  3. By submitting, you provide LOCAL Life the right to use the photo in print, social, digital and any other form.
  4. Your name will appear with the photo, the date and location taken.
  5. Photos must be previously unpublished.
  6. Photos will be selected by the LOCAL Life design team.
  7. LOCAL Life employees and direct family members are not permitted to submit their photos.

Your photo may or may not be selected for #PartingShot. The LOCAL Life design team will select the photos used and you will be notified if chosen.

January 2020

Pretty Fly

“Getting up close to bird life in the marsh is simple with a small boat or kayak, and a good zoom lens is always helpful.” – Chase Sanders, Clemson ’20

February 2020

Lowcountry Zen

“An out-of-town guest and I took one of the horse-drawn carriage rides around historic Beaufort. I saw this scene as we rounded a corner and asked the driver to stop so I could capture the moment. I love the leading lines, and to me this scene is quintessential Lowcountry.” – Rebecca Bass, Beaufort

March 2020

Natural Design

“It reminds me of my first time in the Lowcountry, seeing the beautiful oak trees and Spanish moss and falling in love with this area.” – Rachael Acquaviva, Hilton Head Island

April 2020

Calm after the Storm

“I was entranced by the beautiful color spreading across the horizon. It was truly a Mother Nature moment.” – Kendra Natter, Hilton Head Island

May 2020

The Silent Sentinel of Skull Creek

“I like the tight cropping, but mostly the eye of the hunter.” -Greg Geelhood, Hilton Head Island

June 2020

Good Mornings

“Every sunrise is special on our little island. Watching it from the beach sets the tone for a better, brighter day!” – Madeline Cox, Hilton Head Island

July 2020

First Swim

“This little one had a real struggle getting down to the water because the nest was quite far up on the beach. By the time it got to the waterline, there was quite a crowd of people cheering it on. It was really a thrill watching it get swept up after several tries, and then disappear into the sea!” – Suzi Huisman, Hilton Head Island

August 2020

Three Little Birds

“One morning I spotted this fishing trio that was working together as a team instead of competing with each other. It was amazing to watch their coordinated efforts, and having a zoom lens allowed me to get a close-up of their beautiful flowing white plumage.” – Carol Tunnicliffe, Hilton Head Island

September 2020

Days Gone By

“My love for Hunting Island goes generations back. I have photos of my late grandmother enjoying the island back in the 1950s. It continued to be a special place for her until she could no longer go. I got this picture from the vanishing distal end, near Fripp Inlet. I love how the fallen trees look magical but also sad as they turn into driftwood.” -Renee Pritchard, Beaufort

October 2020

The Haunted Chapel

“I was working a construction project on Lady’s Island and visited the chapel during my lunch break. I photographed several angles of the chapel, and while walking back to my truck I got this shot. It captures the mood of the place with the huge oaks, Spanish moss and just enough of the chapel itself.” – Randy Rogers

November 2020

Gone Fishin’

“As a lover of nature photography, I’m out most Saturdays bright and early.
In this case, the early bird caught more than the worm!” – Lucy Rosen, Bluffton