Photography Competitions 2021

Shutterbugs unite! If you’re looking for more exposure, the photography competition is your shot to get out there!

Contest Opens Contest Closes
Monday June 14th, 2021 Thursday September 2nd, 2021

 

A Few Things to Remember

  • Exhibitors are permitted to make two entries per section

  • All entries must be made online

  • There is no entry fee

  • By entering, exhibitors agree that the artwork being displayed will be displayed via an online portal for the general public to see

  • Any watermarks or business logo’s included on images will result in image disqualification

  • Exhibitors may only apply to one class – Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced. Individuals that apply to multiple classes will have their entries removed.

  • Contest closes September 2nd at 9 a.m.

  • Please select the competition that best fits your skill set. 
    • Beginner: Amateur user with point & shoot camera/casual photographer
    • Intermediate: Active family photographer enjoying the hobby of photography
    • Advanced: Serious hobbyist, commercial or professional photographer

Photography - Advanced: All ages, Judged competition

1st place wins a $25.00 gift certificate to the Market at Western Fair District

  • ANIMALS, BIRDS & INSECTS: Live animals, birds and insects including household pets, farm and domesticated animals and/or fowl, zoo housed animals and/or birds.

  • SCAPES: Landscapes, seascapes, snow scenes, cityscapes, nightscapes.

Photography – Intermediate, All ages, Judged competition

1st place wins a $25.00 gift certificate to the Market at Western Fair District

  • ANIMALS, BIRDS & INSECTS: Live animals, birds and insects including household pets, farm and domesticated animals and/or fowl, zoo housed animals and/or birds.

  • SCAPES: Landscapes, seascapes, snow scenes, cityscapes, nightscapes.

Photography – Beginner, All ages, Judged competition

1st place wins a $25.00 gift certificate to the Market at Western Fair District

  • ANIMALS, BIRDS & INSECTS: Live animals, birds and insects including household pets, farm and domesticated animals and/or fowl, zoo housed animals and/or birds.
  • SCAPES: Landscapes, seascapes, snow scenes, cityscapes, nightscapes.

Photography – All Ages & Skill Levels, People’s Choice Competition

1st place wins a $25.00 gift certificate to the Market at Western Fair District

  • PETS - DOGS: Send us your best photo of your pet dog
  • PETS - CATS: Send us your best photo of your pet cat
  • PET OR KIDS IN BOXES (OR BOTH!): Everyone loves a good box – send us your photos of pets or kids, playing with or sitting in cardboard boxes
  • COVID CELEBRATION: Send us a photo (or video, max. one minute in length), of your Covid celebration – virtual weddings, drive by birthdays, lawn signs, you name it!

Previous Entries

If you are unsure if a photo was entered in last year’s virtual competition, please see the entries received for last year’s competition below:

Advanced - Animals, Birds & Insects

Advanced - Scapes

Intermediate - Animals, Birds & Insects

Intermediate - Scapes

Beginner - Animals, Birds & Insects

Beginner - Scapes

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