Photo of the Month Competition Rules 

Each member may submit a maximum of 3 prints for consideration. There is no limit on the number of times a print may be submitted if it has not previously been selected. One a print has been chosen and hung at either library, it may not be submitted again.

Maximum total size : 20” x 24”

Prints must be ready for hanging.

Prints will hang at the Flagstaff main or east library for one month.

    (Note: wall space at the libraries may be limited. Check with club about current situation.

    Flagstaff  Main  Library

    300 W. Aspen  

    East Library

    3000 N. 4th Street

Voting Months-January, April, July, October

Votes shall reflect the number of photos to chose

Normally– Three –one per month for two locations for a total  of  six votes

Responsibilities  of exhibitor :

Hang print on the first day of the month and remove on the last day of the month.

If exhibitor has  inquiries for purchase, the buyer must be told  the photo must continue to hang at the library until the end of the month.

Email — as soon as possible— a JPEG formatted file of the winning photo to infoflagstaffphoto&gmail for inclusion in this web page and submission to the Arizona Daily Sun.

See for insturctions and information to include for submitting a JPEG.


2015 Theme-Reflections

2016 Theme-Long Exposures 

2017 Street Photography

2018 Action

Guidelines for the Annual Photo Competition

 Purpose:  This competition is designed to encourage members to take photos on a specific topic during a specific time period.


The Flagstaff Photography Club conducts this annual photography project that is open to all club members. An outside judge is selected to evaluate the photos and awards are given for photographic excellence.

Two groups of award may be given. One group identifies the 3 best individual images of all those submitted; the other identifies the 3 best sets of 5 photos. A maximum of 5 images may be submitted. 

( Modification approved 15 Jan 2004)

Pictures must be taken after the announcement of the topic. Pictures will be turned in by the first November club meeting.

Photographer’s names shall not appear on anything submitted.


Prints may be no larger than 8” x 12”.

Mounting is optional to a maximum size of  11” x  16”.

Prints shall not be matted or framed.

Color or black and white will be judged equally.

Digital and darkroom manipulation by the photographer is acceptable.

Pictures will be judged on artistic and technical merit, and relevance to the topic.


Adopted 21 March 2002