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 design@summerwood.com, 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 2018 photo contest must arrive by February 28, 2019. Winners will be announced Spring 2019.

  • Prizes
    $250
    First Place
    $150
    Second Place
    $100
    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 2018 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
    urban studio garden shed home studio photo contest winners Summerwood ID Number 234949

    12' x 14' Urban Studio
    - Austin, Texas

    With plenty of windows for light, this Urban Studio is such an inspiring space for productivity! We love everything about it: the stain, the landscaping, the pine interior walls. It’s no wonder this was the office favourite!
    More photos >

  • 2nd Place
    varana shed photo contest winners Summerwood  ID Number 197744

    10' x 14' Custom Verana
    - Toronto, Ontario

    This custom Verana is the definition of showstopper and was a VERY close second! Complete with tons of extra overhang and decked out in gorgeous clear cedar, this Verana is the crown jewel of this beautiful backyard.
    More photos >

  • 3rd Place
    gazebos victorian photo contest winners Summerwood  ID Number 231355

    12’ x 12’ Barside
    Houston, Texas

    This Barside cabana is perfect for poolside gatherings! With its Margaritaville sign and matching barstools (not to mention the TV!), it’s an outstanding backyard addition that we know will get plenty of love this summer. 
    More photos >

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.

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