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2019 Photo Contest Submission Guidelines #174

SMC Community Education


SMC Community Education is excited to announce its Fifth Annual Photo Contest. The winning image will grace the cover of our Fall 2019 class schedule, and the winner will be featured in our monthly newsletter, Sound Bites, as well as on social media.

A special interview with the winner will also be featured on the inside back cover for the Fall 2018 class schedule. Deadline is May 6, 2019!

The rules are simple:
  • The contest is open to all current and former Community Education students
  • Deadline: Images should be submitted by noon (PST) on May 6, 2019 to -- Attach image files when emailing or send link to download from online file sharing platform like Dropbox; do not embed in email message. 
  • Up to 5 images may be submitted per contestant.
  • Contestants, please include your name, as registered at Community Ed, as well as the title of each work submitted, and any information about the photo you want to include – where it was shot and whether it was taken as part of a Community Ed class.
  • Technical guidelinesImages can be  cropped or zoomed using Photoshop or similar software. No other image manipulation beyond exposure or color correction allowed. Photos need to be high resolution for print; sized 8" x 10" with 300dpi, either horizontal or vertical orientation.  Images should be sent as .JPG files.
  Catalina Munoz Mejia - Sunset at Plateau - Winner of 2018 Photo Contest
  2018 Photo Contest winner
"Sunset at Plateau"
Catalina Muñoz Mejia

If you have questions, please email or call (310) 434-3400 (option #2).

Share your vision with us - and good luck!