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Teen Photography Contest Submission Deadline


Snap a photo and win the Library’s Teen Photography Contest!

Theme: Endangered

What: Your original photos that demonstrate your interpretation of the contest theme.  All submissions must be accompanied by a completed and signed entry form.  Submitted photos will be returned only if the contact information on the entry form is correct.

When: Photos must be submitted no later than October 31.

How: Mail a hard copy of your photograph no larger than 11”x17” to:

Teen Photography Contest/TeenSpot
Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County
800 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Or, email a JPG of your photograph to [email protected].

Or, hand deliver a hard copy of your photograph to any Library location.



First, second, and third place winners, along with twelve honorable mention winners, will be selected from groups of ages 12 – 14 and ages 15 – 18.

First place winners in both age categories will receive a free registration to an Art Academy of Cincinnati Community Education course for teens of their choice.

First, second, and third place winners will receive a gift card from Chipotle Mexican Grill, an award ribbon and certificate.

Honorable mention winners will receive an award certificate.

Entry Form


Entries will be judged on creativity, style and how well the photograph reflects the contest theme.

If you are entering more than one photograph in the contest, please turn in one entry form with each photograph you submit.

Winning and honorable mention photographers will be notified in November.

Additional Info

Tips for becomming a better photographer

Check our our Say Cheese: Books About Photography booklist.

Thanks to the Cincinnati Public Library for Supporting the Arts! 




Cincinnati Public Library
Cincinnati, 45202 United States + Google Map