Photo contest "Lahemaa lummuses"

We invite both professional and amateur photographers and photography enthusiasts in general to participate in the photo contest "Lahemaa lummuses" to capture beautiful Vainupea village and one of Estonian national treasure`s, Lahemaa national park. Photo contest was iniated as one of key events devoted to Vainupea village 440th and to Vainupea Chapel 130th jubilee years celebration.

adults and youth (up to 18 years old)
Topics: 1. Enchantment of Lahemaa 2. Vibe of Vainupea
Requirements to and submission of files: total of 3 photos can be submitted by a photographer under one topic; longer width of the photo should be at least 3000px; file name must include author`s name and headline of the photo; addition of having photo description or story behind the picture would be preferred to be presented; photo(s) in max size in JPEG format must be e-mailed to or shared for example through WeTransfer
Prizes: adults 1000 EUR / youth 500 EUR
Competition period: from 9th January 2023 until 1st July 2024
The jury: Jaanus Nuutre and Valdek Haugas as contest iniators and members of Vainupea village community and professional photographers Remo Savisaar, Renee Altrov and Hele-Mai Alamaa

Best works from both categories will receive a monetary award. Other works noted by the jury will be also recognized with special awards. The jury selects 10 best photos for the traveling exhibition, which has the starting point from Vainupea Chapel. The award ceremony of the winners and the opening of the exhibition will take place on Saturday, July 20nd of 2024 at Vainupea Chapel.

Additional information: Jaanus Nuutre |