2014 Contest Winners (L to R): "Going To Work By The Disney Concert Hall, LA" by Tony Williams; "101 Pedestrian Overpass" by Kyu Kim; "Noam" by Hanna Oberman (youth winner)

Calling All Photographers!

The Palo Alto Weekly, Palo Alto Art Center and TheSixFifty.com are pleased to announce The Peninsula Photography Contest, open to all individuals who live, work or attend school in any city within the 650 area code.

Winning photos and those selected for exhibition will be displayed at the Palo Alto Art Center from May 19 to June 17, 2018. A reception for the winners will be held at the Palo Alto Art Center on May 24, 2018. Winning images will also appear on Palo Alto Online and its social media accounts and on TheSixFifty.com, as well as the Palo Alto Art Center’s publications, website, social media and promotions. A selection of winning photos will also be published in the Palo Alto Weekly.

Winners will be notified on or before April 25, 2018.

Entry Deadline



Submission Guidelines

Judging Criteria

Photos will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact, and artistic merit. After submission period concludes, four judges will select winners in each of the six categories in both the youth and adult divisions. Judges will also choose a “Best In Show” photograph as the overall contest winner. Approximately 12 additional photographs will also be chosen for exhibition.

Fees for Entry

How To Register and Submit Artwork

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