Palm Harbor Library Annual Photo Contest

Important Dates

Submission Period
April 1st at 9:00 am – Submission Period Opens
May 6th at 6:00 pm – Submission Period Closes

Photo Talks
Join us for a monthly discussion about photography in relation to the Palm Harbor Library photography contest. We’ll focus on the technical and aesthetic aspects of composition, and how to present your photograph for the Palm Harbor photography contest. We’ll also discuss the rules of the contest and answer any questions. Print your photographs for an opportunity to peer review your work with other photographers.
First Monday of February, March, April and May from 2-4 PM. Ages 13+. No registration or library card needed.

Check out the Facebook event page for more information and dates.

February 5th 2:00 – 4:00pm
March 4th 2:00 – 4:00pm
April 1st 2:00 – 4:00pm
May 6th 2:00 – 4:00pm

Winners Announced and Celebration Event

May 18th 2:00-4:00pm

Contest Rules

1. Monochrome or color photographs on photographic paper shall be submitted. No digital entries or
other media shall be submitted.
2. Frame size limitation: 28 x 48 inch frame maximum and a 8 x 10 inch frame size minimum. Maximum
image size is 24 x 28 inches.  All photographs must be matted and framed, and those photographs
not meeting these requirements will be disqualified. 
3. A completed application, firmly attached to the back of the frame, must accompany each photograph
at the time of the submission. 
4. Two submissions maximum; one application per submission.
5. You must be at least 13 years of age to apply. 
6. The last day to submit entries is May 6, 2024, by 6:00pm. Winners will be announced May 18, 2024.
7. The accepted entries will be determined by the “Photographic Selection Committee” composed of
individuals selected by the contest facilitator, and all submission and judging decisions are final. 
8. All submissions should be family friendly and suitable for public library viewing. 
9. Palm Harbor Library is not responsible for damage to entries, including frames, matting, or
photographs. 
10. All entries must be retrieved by June 1, 2024, or their entries will be forfeited to PHL.

Contest Categories

Color 

Landscapes – Portraits – Architecture
Street – Wildlife (no pets) – Action
Low Light – Travel – Minimalist/Abstract
Macro – Best 13 to 18 Photographer

Monochrome

Landscapes – Portraits – Architecture
Street – Wildlife (no pets) – Action
Low Light – Travel – Minimalist/Abstract
Macro – Best 13 to 18 Photographer

Click HERE to View Contest Application and Rules

For more information, email Peter@phlib.org

Palm Harbor Library Photography Contest!