Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Who is Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions?

Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions (MAPV) is a non-profit organization run by of volunteers from several Maryland and Northern Virginia Camera Clubs. Read more on our About Us page.

Why Should I Attend?

In addition to viewing the juried Nature and Photo Art photos and Student competition finalists, the expo includes:

  • An all-day educational seminar on Friday
  • Keynote presentation
  • Lectures
  • Classes and hands-on-workshops
  • Vendor sales and information
  • Networking with photographers

When Does Registration Open?

Our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers are working on putting together a great event and expect to open registration this Summer. More details to come soon. Sign up for our Newsletter and we’ll be sure to let you know when registration opens.

How Do I Get Ready to Compete?

Take a look at our Instagram feed to see the quality of images submitted in our Nature Competition, visit our competitions pages to understand the categories and rules, and when we open up submissions, consider submitting your work to both the Nature and Photo Art competitions. Most important: Get out there and create some photos! We can’t wait to see them. 🙂


Still have Questions?

Send us an email at and one of our volunteers will get back to you as soon as possible.