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photo contest

Every year, we pool all of the pictures that you send us and choose the three most outstanding shots. You're probably showing off your new buildings, sheds, cabins, gazebos and more to friends and family, so why not send a great shot to us and let your building pride pay off!

  • How to enter
    Upload your photos or send them via email at [email protected], please also note the building type and dimensions.. It's that easy!

  • Judging criteria
    We'll judge them based on the design itself, the surrounding landscape and the photography talent.
    photo guidelines

  • Deadline
    Submissions for our 2017 photo contest must arrive by February 28, 2018. Winners will be announced Spring 2018.

  • Prizes
    First Place
    Second Place
    Third Place

Good Luck

We can't wait to receive your amazing photos, and don't worry, even if you don't win, they will still be featured on our website and promoted in social media.

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Our 2017 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations on a job well done and we look forward to seeing more fantastic designs this year! If you haven't sent us the pictures of your finished design, please do... we'll enter you into this year's contest.

  • 1st Place
    bala bunkie cabin photo contest winners Summerwood ID Number 214038

    9' x 11' Bala Bunkie – Cabins
    This stunning 9ft x 11ft Bala bunkie on the dock is the definition of eye-catching! Located in Thumb Lake, Michigan, this sophisticated design features Canexel Scotia Blue Siding and Cedar shingles. Being right on the water, it’s no wonder so many passing boaters stop to ask about it!
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  • 2nd Place
    varana - shed photo contest winners Summerwood  ID Number 197744

    8' x 12' Verana – Sheds
    This chic 8ft x 12ft Verana garden shed in Seattle, Washington, is as functional as it is stylish. Its double sliding glass doors and Cedar siding makes it a beautiful addition to a backyard! The contrast between the black trim and the Cedar is a truly inviting yet modern design.
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  • 3rd Place
    gazebos victorian photo contest winners Summerwood  ID Number 215433

    14' Victorian Gazebo - Gazebos
    Located in Houston, Texas this lovely 14ft Victorian - style Gazebo is a perfect place to relax and spend some quality time with family and friends. The natural cedar roof compliments the white railings so nicely – just beautiful!
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Honorable Mentions

Every year, when we're debating the winning photographs, the fur flies at Summerwood. You can see why. All of these pictures are artful and evocative. So much is worth celebrating, from the well-considered angles, color and lighting of the photos to the surprising finishing touches on the designs.

Past Winners

See for yourself. This isn't the first year that we had a tough job deciding which photos win.

  • Bala Bunkie cabins photo contest year 2016 Summerwood ID Number 214038


  • Bala Bunkie cabins photo contest year 2015 Summerwood ID Number 192793


  • Verana Pool Cabana photo contest year 2014 Summerwood  ID Number 176695


  • Verana pool cabana photo contest year 2013 winners Summerwood  ID Number 165875


  • Monterey gazebo photo contest year 2012 Summerwood  ID Number 153702


  • Catalina sheds photo contest year 2011 Summerwood  ID Number 109758


  • Urban Studio photo contest year 2010 Summerwood  ID Number 116625


  • Telluride workshops photo contest year 2009 Summerwood  ID Number 100946


  • Santa Cruz Pool Cabanas photo contest year 2008 Summerwood  ID Number 67830


  • Windsor pool cabana photo contest year 2007 Summerwood  ID Number 42586


  • Copper Creek home studios contest year 2006 Summerwood  ID Number 10714


  • Coventry gazebo photo contest year 2005 Summerwood  ID Number 1463


  • Windsor shed photo contest year 2004 Summerwood  ID Number 1664


  • Palmerston Sheds photo contest year 2003 Summerwood  ID Number 527