Get ready for Folsom Focus Photography Contest 2022

14th Folsom Focus Photography Contest

October 7, 2022 to January 10, 2023

Sponsored by the Folsom Arts Association

at the Gallery at 48 Natoma

*****  AWARDS  *****

Best of Show $50

1st Place $35 * 2nd Place $10 Gift Card

3rd Place $5 Gift Card


Awards announced at the opening reception

Friday October 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Gallery at 48 Natoma

This contest encourages amateur photographers of all ages to submit their favorite photos that showcase Folsom from their own unique perspective. Contestants are not required to be Folsom residents, but all photographs submitted MUST be an image taken in FOLSOM and identifiable as such. All entries must fit into one of the categories listed below. Entry fee is $6 per photo.

Charming the Ladies by Donna Ruiz

Folsom Lake Sunset by Jin Lee

Age Groups and Categories

Capture life in Folsom using one of the four categories as your guideline. Entries will be accepted in two age categories (15 years of age and under, or 16 years of age and older) for each theme. Awards will be given for each age category.

Folsom Outdoors – capture landscapes, waterscapes, trails and parks. Photographs can include people if the subject clearly defines the outdoor activity and be sure to get their permission!

Folsom Wildlife – Showcase your favorite photos of Folsom’s wildlife: birds, deer, raccoon, snakes, frogs, etc.

Urban Folsom – Feature urban scenes including buildings, street scenes and events. Photos can include people, just be sure to have their permission to take and use their photo!

Macro Photography – Get really close to your subject: flowers, insects, water, etc. Please only submit photos of subjects that you shot in Folsom and that exist in Folsom.

Stay tuned … rules, guidelines, and registration will be available in August.

Questions? Contact the Folsom Arts Association at