Here are the winners of the 2020 photo contest

The 2023 Photo Contest is open now. Submit your entries here.

Every year we look forward to announcing the Cottage Life Photo Contest — and this year is no exception. More of you picked up the camera and entered in 2020 than ever before (almost 10,000!).

Ever wonder what happens to your entries after you press “submit”? Meredith Neufeld busier than ever, tracking and organizing entries as they arrived. Once the contest closed, art director Bradley Reinhardt evaluated every single photo before sending off a pared-down batch to our panel of experts for a few rounds of judging.

From families quarantining at the lake to photographers discovering a new passion for wildlife and landscape, we had so much fun looking through every single entry.

Our judges crowned these shots the Cottage Life Photo Contest 2020 winners. Plus, these photographers get more than just bragging rights. The grand prize was a bunkie kit from Sawmill Structures!

Want to see how this year’s winners stack up to 2019’s? Check out the photos here.

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