Capture Door County Photographers To Gather Sunday in Jacksonport, July 28

Photographers that participate in the county’s popular Capture Door County photo contest are planning an informal gathering to talk about photography on Sunday, July 28 beginning at 10 am at Lakeside Park in Jacksonport.

"Schooner Friendly from Afar" - Photo of the Day July 6, 2013 by Alisa Landman

“Schooner Friendly from Afar” – Photo of the Day July 6, 2013 by Alisa Landman

Anyone interested in photography is welcome to attend the informal gathering at the upper shelter in Lakeside Park, which will last as long as people are interested in sticking around to chat. More information about the event is available in the news section of

The Capture Door County photo contest has had participating photographers submit more than 7,000 photos since it began in February, says Jon Jarosh, Director of Communications & PR  for the Door County Visitor Bureau and administrator of the Capture Door County photo contest.

“We’ve had incredible engagement with participating photographers in the contest,” says Jarosh. “Over 1,300 users are actively submitting new photos, commenting on submitted photos and voting for their favorites on This gathering was organized by users who all share a few common bonds: a love of Door County and a love of photography. It should be a fun event.”

The impromptu gathering scheduled for Sunday is the result of Capture Door County users wanting to get together to meet one another in person and talk about Door County and photography.  The public is welcome to attend; being a current participant in the Capture Door County photo contest is not required. Information about joining the contest will also be available at the gathering in Jacksonport.

Capture Door County is a photo contest that’s in search of the best of Door County in photography. Sponsored by the Door County Visitor Bureau, the photo contest is free and open to anyone. The selected Photo of the Day is featured on the home page, monthly photo challenges provide opportunities to win prizes and a fine art, hard cover, Capture Door County photo book will feature the best photos submitted as determined by users and photo editors. The Capture Door County book will be available in early December, 2013, and may be pre-purchased now on

Media contact: Jon Jarosh, Door County Visitor Bureau, or 920.227.2156.

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