Photo Contest

CameraThe Saratoga Springs Arts Council sponsors a photo contest every year. Each year there is a different theme that celebrates the City of Saratoga Springs. The initiative will contribute to the development and promotion of the city of Saratoga Springs, by demonstrating the beauty, fun, recreational and cultural opportunities in Saratoga Springs. The 2024 photo contest theme is: Saratoga Springs- Explore the Great Outdoors.

Who May Enter

Anyone age 6+. The contest is divided by age categories: 12 and under, 13 to 17, and 18 and older. All photos need to be taken of or in The City of Saratoga Springs. Each photographer will be allowed 3 entries.

Evaluation Criteria

All submissions must be appropriate for all ages to view. The received images will be evaluated on the basis of:

  • Use of Theme
  • Content
  • Creativity
  • Original coverage of the characteristic or unique features of the City of Saratoga Springs
  • Professionalism

How to Enter

Applications will be available online April 1, 2024. A digital copy of photo(s) and application submission must be submitted to the city no later than April 30, 2024. All submissions must be scalable to at least an 8 x 10 photo and be in jpeg format. No submissions will be accepted before the opening date or after the closing date. If you are interested in having your photo in our Saratoga Springs Photo show as part of our Community Orchestra's Spring Concert on April 29, please check the box on your registration. 


There will be a 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winner in each age category. 


Please email any questions to