Photography competitions

The competition is open to everyone, worldwide. Submitted photos must not have been previous award winners in San Francisco International competitions, must not have previously appeared in Bokeh Bokeh Photo, and must not have appeared in previous exhibitions at the ACCI Gallery.

The theme is open, all genres and styles are welcome.

1st Place:
2nd Place:
3rd Place:
Gold and Silver Medal Awards

Electronic display during the celebration reception
Featured on Bokeh Bokeh Photo with a link to the artist’s site

Portfolio Awards

Solo feature of the series on Bokeh Bokeh Photo
All entries with at least six images will automatically be considered for Portfolio Awards as well as the other awards. Portfolio awards are given to compelling sets of photographs that have a unifying theme or visual style. You may submit multiple series (each with at least 6 images) as well as individual images.

Gallery Awards

Gallery Award winners selected from Gold and Silver Award winners
On display during the Month of Photography at ACCI Gallery, Berkley, California.

$35 for the first three photos. $10 for each additional photo.

Entries with 6 or more images will also be considered for Portfolio Awards.

May 15, 2019, at midnight, Pacific Time.

Important dates
Deadline for entries:May 15, 2019 (midnight Pacific Time)
Award winners announced:June 5, 2019
Opening of show:September 4, 2019
Celebration reception:September 13, 2019
Closing day of show:September 29, 2019

Image requirements:
Images must be between 1,200 and 2,000 pixels long on the longest side.
Images must be at most 4 MB.
Entries must be submitted as high quality JPG files.
Images must use the sRGB color space. (This is the default for JPG files.)
File names must end with .jpg
File names cannot contain any of the following characters
Do not use any borders, visible watermarks, copyright notices, or added identification on your images
Registrants may substitute or add images at any time until registration closes.
The Director reserves the right to reject any works deemed inappropriate.


Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist. The San Francisco Bay International Photo Show, Bokeh Bokeh Photo, and ACCI Gallery reserve the right to use award winning images for marketing and promotional purposes only, including use by media for announcements or reviews.

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