CALL FOR ENTRIES! Youth Photo Contest!

Talkin’ Bout My GenerationPhotoworks Juried Youth Photography Competition and Exhibition 2016

Youth Photography Competition and Exhibition: 18 & Under

Juror: Jay Sumner, National Geographic

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: May 1, 2016 before 11:59PM

Exhibition Dates: June 3 – July 5, 2016

Awards/Prize Ceremony & Reception: Sunday, June 12, 2016

Entry Fee: $25 entry fee for submission of 3 images
Questions? Contact Gayle Rothschild, Photoworks Curator,


1. AGE REQUIREMENT: This is a YOUTH Competition open to all student photographers 18 & under.

2. THEME: The Theme of the 2016 Youth Photo Competition: Talkin’ Bout My Generation

3. ENTRY FEE: The $25 entry fee allows the photographer to submit up to 3 images. Note: If submitting more than 3 images, please submit an additional entry fee.


4. HOW DO I PAY THE ENTRY FEE? Use the PAYPAL LINK above, or look for the PAYPAL LINK on Glen Echo Photoworks Facebook page. You can also send a $25 check (payable to Photoworks) to Photoworks Youth Photo Competition, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812.

5. WHAT KIND OF PHOTOS ARE ACCEPTABLE? Digital, film, cellphone and alternative camera/process images will all be accepted.

6. WHERE DO YOU SEND YOUR PHOTOS? Email your images to

7. SUBJECT LINE FOR YOUR EMAIL: The subject line of your email should read: “2016 Youth Photo Contest” followed by YOUR NAME.

8. FORMAT FOR PHOTOS? Make sure your images are in “jpg” format. The file size of each should be no wider than 1600 pixels and no taller than 1200 pixels (medium quality)

9. IMPORTANT DATES!!! You must submit your photos on or before May 1, 2016 before 11:59PM. We’ll let you know if your photo has been selected for the Youth Photography Exhibition on May 9, 2016.


A. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DELIVER TO PHOTOWORKS? Chosen images must be submitted as PRINTS
for the exhibit.

B. FRAMING REQUIREMENTS? Please frame your print using a white or off-white mat, and a black or silver frame.

C. WHERE/WHEN DO YOU DELIVER YOUR FRAMED PHOTO? Framed prints must be delivered to PHOTOWORKS at Glen Echo Park on the following dates…

  • SATURDAY, May 21, 2016 from 1-4PM* SUNDAY, May 22, 2016 from 1-8PM*
    Photoworks Photography School
    1st Floor Arcade Building
    7300 MacArthur Boulevard
    Glen Echo Park
    Glen Echo, MD 20812
  • *IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT DELIVERY!! If you are only able to drop off framed photo on a weekday, please deliver to Glen Echo Park office, 2nd Floor, Arcade Building on or before Monday, May 23, 2016.

Excellent Local Printer: Dodge Chrome on MacArthur Boulevard, Washington, DC Excellent Online Printer:

E. QUESTIONS? Please contact: or

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