Student Competition

You are invited to enter the

Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions 2021 High School Photo Contest


No entry fee and no theme


Click here to view photos from finalists in the 2020 competition


Students receiving awards on November 2, 20

The contest is open to any high school or rising 9th grade student from the following areas:

Washington, DC

Maryland: Frederick, Howard, Montgomery & Prince George’s counties & adjacent Maryland cities & towns

Virginia: Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun & Prince William counties & adjacent Virginia cities & towns

PRIZES: The Grand Prize is $500. Nine other finalists win $100 each. Each of the ten finalists receives three passes to the NVPE 2021 Awards Ceremony & Keynote Speaker Presentation by Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom on Saturday November 6, 2021 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas, Virginia.

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ABOUT MID-ATLANTIC PHOTO VISIONS: Organized and sponsored by eight photo clubs in Northern Virginia & Montgomery County, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic Photo Visions is the new name of Nature Visions – and our show is in its 20th year.  MAPV 2021 is November 5-7 at the Hylton Center for Performing Arts in Manassas, Virginia

Check for the full roster of speakers, presentations and activities on August 1 at

HOW & WHEN TO ENTER:  Submit entries ONLINE (only) from May 15 to May 31 at

FREE PASSES TO FRIDAY ALL-DAY SEMINAR FOR HIGH SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES: Teachers of high school photography classes and clubs in the District of Columbia and neighboring areas of Maryland and Virginia are invited to bring students FREE to attend the all-day seminar by Joshua Cripps and Rick Sammon on Friday November 5.

Contest Flyer:

Click here to download a PDF of the 2021 Student Contest Flyer