Get ready for Folsom Focus Photography Contest 2024

15th Folsom Focus Photography Contest

Featuring the Faces and Places of Folsom

November 8, 2024 to January 16, 2025

Sponsored by the Folsom Arts Association and City of Folsom

Community Gallery at The 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 $7 per photo.

*****  AWARDS  *****

Best of Show $50

1st Place $35 * 2nd Place $20 Gift Card

3rd Place $10 Gift Card

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards per age group and category

Awards announced at the opening reception

Friday, November 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Gallery at 48 Natoma

Folsom Focus Photography 2022

Macro Photography – 1st Place – Splash by Dayla Esrock (15 and under)

Rules, Guidelines, and Registration

Age Groups and Categories

Entries will be accepted in two age categories:

15 years of age and under
16 years of age and older

Capture life in Folsom using one of the four categories as your guideline.

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

Folsom Wildlife: Showcase your favorite photos of Folsom’s wildlife: birds, deer, raccoons, 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 photos!

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.

Rules. guidelines, and registration will be online soon.

Questions? Contact the Folsom Arts Association at