Southern Delaware Tourism announces photography contest winners

GEORGETOWN – Bethany Beach, Milton and downtown Georgetown were among the scenic venues of winning entries in Southern Delaware Tourism’s 2018 Southern Delaware Photography Contest.

The winners include:

  • Grand Prize: Alan Wilder of Pikesville, MD. Girl and dog on Bethany Beach;
  • Southern Delaware Downtowns: Jim Bowden, Georgetown. The Brick Hotel in snow, Georgetown;
  • Playtime: Louis Mason, Newark, DE. Skimboarder taken in Bethany Beach;
  • Festivals and Events: Barb Moulinier, Rehoboth Beach. Lighthouse sunset cruise;
  • Arts and Entertainment: Sky Box Scotty, Milton. Photo of Zachary Humenik of Travel Songs, performing at Dogfish Head Brewings and Eats;
  • Video: Amanda Williams of Millsboro. Video titled “Fishing in Southern Delaware.”

Southern Delaware Downtowns category winner: Jim Bowden, Georgetown. The Brick Hotel in snow, Georgetown.

Grand Prize winner: Alan Wilder of Pikesville, MD. Girl and dog on Bethany Beach.

Playtime winner: Louis Mason, Newark, DE. Skimboarder taken in Bethany Beach.

Southern Delaware Tourism, which received hundreds of entries between Jan. 1 and March 16, is extremely grateful for the support of tourism partners who contributed contest prizes and for the work of the volunteer judges.

“The contest was established to celebrate Southern Delaware and to keep our destination top of mind for visitors and potential visitors year-round, said Southern Delaware Tourism Executive Director Scott Thomas. “We received entries from all over the Mid-Atlantic and beyond, and while each entry was different, and the photos depicted scenes from every corner of Sussex County, the entries clearly demonstrate the variety and richness of experiences available in Southern Delaware and the incredible enjoyment people get from visiting and living here.

To view the 2018 winning photos and video, visit

Southern Delaware Tourism supports and encourages the identification, development and promotion of sustainable, year-round tourism in Southern Delaware that contributes to economic growth and improves the quality of life.

For more information, call Southern Delaware Tourism at 302-856-1818 or visit their website,

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