Digital Photography Contest

2023 Digital Photo Contest

Thanks to everyone who participated in the contest, the winners were announced at the annual meeting on November 4, 2023.


2023 Digital Photo Contest Winners – See the photos HERE

2023 Digital Photo Contest Entries – See the photos HERE


APCUG is looking forward to the 2024 contests: ePub emails, Newsletters and Websites. There will also be a 2024 Volunteer of the Year award.

**The contests are only open to APCUG member groups** 

The winners will be announced at the annual meeting on November 9, 2024.


APCUG is pleased to announce its 2023 Photo Contest showcasing the talents of its member group photographers!

Contest Rules

The contest begins on August 1 and ends on September 16. Entries not received via email on or before September 16 will be disqualified. 

  • One personally taken photo per member may be entered in each of the four categories
  • Submit one photo, not to exceed 4MB, via email in .jpg format
  • Entry emails must only include this information: Category and name of the photo, Your name and email address, Name of your group, and Name of the group’s president and email address (see below instructions)
  • Each entry will receive an acknowledgment email
  • Cropped photos are allowed
  • Minor adjustments, including sharpening, contrast, and slight color adjustment, are allowed
  • Please do not submit AI created or modified photos
  • Borders, frames, text and signatures are not allowed.
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category will receive the appropriate certificate and prize.


Photos that make you smile
Spring Flowers (Outdoors)
Still Life Food photos

Judging Criteria

  • Composition
  • Technical Skill
  • Visual Impact

Email your .jpg entries to digitalphotocontest AT Please send one email per photo.

Subject: Category Name – Your name

**Please put only the following information in the body of each email (one photo per email) = 4 lines of text:

  • Category and name of the photo
  • Your name and email address
  • Name of your group
  • Name of the group’s president and email address

**Please save your photos using the following format:

category_lastnamefirstname_ picture name

For example:


**Entries received without the complete information as noted above will be returned.

You retain ownership and all rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, entrants grant APCUG royalty-free permission to publish submitted photos on the organization’s website and Reports newsletter. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible.