Teen Photo Contest

ASR-Teen-Photo-Contest-2016UPDATE: The submission deadline for the Teen Photography Contest was July 31. Beginning August 15, we will post all entries to the library’s Facebook page so that our patrons may select a “People’s Choice” award winner. Voting will continue through Wednesday, August 24. We will announce winners in all categories, including the “People’s Choice” award, throughout the week of September 6 at teens.dbrl.org.

Use your camera to capture life in motion. Submit your best photo by July 31 in one of three categories for your chance to win a Barnes & Noble gift card:

  • Portrait: A photograph of a person or group of people.
  • Nature: A photograph that includes animals, plants, landscapes or panoramic views.
  • Artistic Showcase: A creative photograph that may not fit in the other two categories.

Contest Deadline:

Entries will be accepted through midnight on Sunday, July 31, 2016.


  • The contest is open to participants between 12 and 18 years old.
  • Participants must reside in either Boone or Callaway County, Missouri.

Contest Rules:

  • Photo must reflect the theme, “Life in Motion.”
  • Photos must fit into one of three categories: Portrait, Nature, or Artistic Showcase.
  • Photo must be an original taken by the applicant.
  • Photos may be captured with a digital or non-digital camera.
  • Photos may be digitally enhanced.
  • Entry limit is 1 photo per person.

Submission Guidelines:

All contest participants must complete the online entry form. Once the entry form has been submitted, participants must email their photos as an attachment to teen@dbrl.org. Photos must be captured in high resolution (1MB or higher) and must be received by midnight on Sunday, July 31, 2016.

Questions? You may contact a librarian for answers at teen@dbrl.org or (573) 443-3161.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.