The Peninsula Photography Contest is back!

If you enjoy taking pictures at Bay Meadows and just beyond in all the lovely San Mateo + San Francisco Peninsula spots, then you’ll want to show off your skills at this annual local competition.  THE SIX FIFTY recently announced that SF Peninsula photographers of all ages and skill levels who live, work or attend school within the 650 area code are invited to submit entries for six different visual categories:

  • Nocturnal
  • Portraits
  • The Natural World
  • Moments
  • Abstract
  • Travel

Winning photos and those selected for exhibition will be displayed at the Palo Alto Art Center from May 21 to June 23, with a reception for the winners held at the Palo Alto Art Center on May 23, 2019. The winning photos will also be displayed in the Palo Alto Weekly and The Six Fifty. Top photo winners of 2019 will also receive cash prizes for their work.

Deadline is Monday, March 25th.  For more information on rules and entry guidelines, follow this link here.

image: myparsonrussell

We know you’ve got mad skills, San Mateo. We’ve seen some seriously gorgeous and fun lifestyle images come in year-after-year using #baymeadowslife. Here are a few of our favorites from the Bay Meadows’ Fame by Frame Photo Contest showcasing the best of San Mateo County.

Need to up your photo skills?  Not a problem. Bay Meadows has covered honing your mobile photography skills in this blog post.  We’ve also rounded up some excellent tips and app links to get you up and running in no time flat.

Android Tips

Smartphone Photography Tips and Tricks

Smartphone Photography Tips

Best Photo Editing Apps

Best Android Photography Apps

10 Best Free IOS Photography Apps

So grab those cameras, smart phones, and start snapping away!

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