Merchant application

Commercial Photography

SEASIDE® (Seaside Community Development Corporation) prohibits commercial photography within the commercial district, except that conducted by or for the Merchants of SEASIDE® or in partnership with SEASIDE®. All photography of products associated with brands other than SEASIDE® or the Merchants of SEASIDE® is included in this policy, which extends to self-promotion or promotion of businesses located outside of Seaside, Florida.


This type of photography and or filming is not-for-profit and for personal use only. If you are a photographer and plan to submit your images for publication, please check the commercial policy outlined above.

Examples of Non-Commercial Photography

  • Engagement/Bridal
  • Anniversaries
  • Baby Announcements
  • Family/Senior Portraits


Imagery will be used for editorial purposes including print, online, and broadcast outlets.

  • Event Coverage
  • Architecture/Design Features
  • Food and Beverage Reviews
  • Destination/Travel Stories
  • Personal/Professional Blog Postings

Real Estate

This type of photography and/or filming is for real estate agents and brokers looking to photograph one of their listings in Seaside, Florida. Agents and/or photographers shooting on behalf of agents need to fill out the application and receive approval to shoot. Photographers may not use images of Seaside for property listings outside of Seaside

Important Rules

  • Please email if you have any additional questions
  • Drones are not permitted to fly over the commercial district
  • Please allow 48 hours for our staff to contact you regarding approval of your shoot.
  • Shooting in the residential areas is subject to approval by Seaside Town Council, not affiliated with Seaside Community Development Corporation
  • Please email photos to for approval before using in any publication or Social Media platform.




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