Digital Photography Contest

2023 Digital Photo Contest
**The contest is only open to APCUG-member groups**

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.