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, 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 next year's photo contest must arrive by February 27th, 2022. Winners will be announced in March of 2022.

  • 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 2020 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
    barside pool cabana photo contest winners Summerwood ID Number 249889

    8' x 9' Barside
    - Toronto, ON.

    Who wouldn't enjoy a poolside evening watching TV in this wonderful Barside? It’s such a great spot to gather with friends and family, perfect for watching the big game! Featuring our sleek River Rock Canexel siding and White Verstex Trim, these maintenance-free options complement the cedar posts and deluxe door beautifully. It’s easy to see why this was the winner of our 2021 photo contest!!
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  • 2nd Place
    melbourne garden shed photo contest winners Summerwood  ID Number 252712

    10' x 10' Melbourne
    - Kansas, MO.

    This beautiful Melbourne is right out of a fairy tale world! This quaint storage shed is a beautiful addition to any garden! The arched dutch door and cedar roof shingles are beautiful traditional design elements, but the bright paint on the door and siding adds a contemporary flair. The cedar roof shingles and copper finial are the perfect final touch. Garden table and chairs not included!
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  • 3rd Place
    home office studio urban studio photo contest winners Summerwood  ID Number 257061

    6' x 10' Urban Studio
    - Half Moon Bay, CA.

    As the Owner of this amazing Urban Studio calls it, her 'She-Shed" is a perfectly private room for reading, resting, or even.. working! The sliding patio doors and vinyl windows allow for plenty of natural light, and allow for all-season use of this space. Fully insulated and with electricity installed, this home office space is a perfect spot to retreat to on any day of the year!
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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.