Ship Photos of the Day – Port of Long Beach Annual Photo Contest Winners

The Port of Long Beach has announced the winners of its third annual community photo contest. The unique program, on exhibit at the Museum of Latin American Art, showcases work by nearly 80 professional and amateur photographers who captured images at the second-busiest port in the nation. This year’s program also featured the work of ten Long Beach high school students.

The first, second and third place winners are displayed below and a full gallery can be viewed HERE.

1st Place

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Los Angeles resident Norman Harris won first place for “Dock,” a twilight shot of a berthed container ship with the Commodore Schuyler F. Heim Bridge in the background. Photo credit: Norman Harris/Port of Long Beach

2nd Place

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The second-place winner was Long Beach resident Denise Dube for her black-and-white entry, “Tug Club,” showing three tugboats at anchor awaiting assignment. Photo credit: Denise Dube/Port of Long Beach

3rd Place

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Laurie Mortara of Huntington Beach took third place for “Last Flight of the Night,” which captures the shadows of two gulls in motion against the backdrop of a ship in the harbor. Photo credit: Laurie Mortara/Port of Long Beach