Preserving, protecting, & promoting Norfolk's historic cemeteries.




Entry rules for submission. 

See Below for Instructions

The Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation - NSCC will be accepting entries for the 2019 Norfolk’s Historic Cemeteriescape Photography Contest & Exhibit from March 17, 2019 to April 17, 2019. The 1st through 3rd place winners will be on display at a reception at Slover library on May 21, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Norfolk’s Historic Cemeteriescape is designed to raise awareness of the historical, artistic, and cultural value of Norfolk’s historic municipal cemeteries. All funds raised are dedicated to conservation projects. NSCC invites the public to submit photos using the entry form and following the criteria below:

  • Photos must be cemetery related and taken within any cemetery located in the Hampton Roads Region. Photos may be in black and white or color. No photo collages or other forms of artwork will be accepted into the exhibit. You may submit as many photos as you like. Submission fee is $20.00 per photograph.

  • Entries must be a digital copy and uploaded on this page. See below. If you already have an account you can Sign-in or Register once the link goes live on March 17th. 

  • Please save digital files in jpeg format at 72 dpi and 800 pixels on the longest dimension. Title each image with: Last name, first name, title and cemetery name and location. Do not email submissions. Payment for entries must be paid using the PayPal link at the top of this page. Only paid submissions will be judged and displayed.

  • Submissions must be properly labeled with entry form titles matching photograph titles. 

  • NSCC retains the rights to your submissions for future use and sale of photographs.

  • Prizes: $1,000 for Best in Show; $500 2nd place; $250 3rd place, $50-gift card Board Choice Award.

  • All photographs will be displayed on the Slover Library Media/Digital Wall. NSCC will print/mat and display award winners at the NSCC reception to be held at the Slover Library.
  1. Create An Account or Sign-In. See below.
  2. Go to Cemeteriescape 2019 under EVENTS. Add Photos and create an new album. 
  3. Fill out the Entry Form for each photo entry and email to

2017 Cemeteriescape submissions: