Images of Edina Photo Contest

The City of Edina is partnering with Edina Magazine to present the 13th Annual Images of Edina Photo Contest!

Online submissions for the 2017 contest are accepted April 3 to June 16!

Visit to submit your entries.

All submissions must be received by 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 16 and adhere to the following guidelines:

  • The contest is free to enter and open to both amateur and professional photographers who are Edina residents, work in or go to school in Edina.
  • Photographs must be taken in Edina.

  • Photographs must be entered in one of five categories:
  • Business
  • People
  • Community Events
  • Places in Edina
  • Plants & Animals
  • Photographers may submit up to five photographs.
  • Only photographs taken between June 1, 2016, and June 15, 2017, are eligible.

  • Photos must be submitted digitally through the Edina Magazine website, The City will not accept printed copies.
  • All entries submitted must be the original work of the submitting photographer.

  • By submitting one or more photos, you agree to the terms of the City's Submitted Photo & Original Artwork Policy; a completed form is not required.
  • Once submitted, photos become the property of the City of Edina and/or Edina Magazine.

  • Contest organizers and judges reserve the right to re-categorize or disqualify any entrant.
  • If there are identifiable people in a photograph taken in a non-public space, it is the responsibility of the photographer to obtain written permission to use the photo.

  • All decisions are final; judges reserve the right not to award a winner in any category.
  • Neither the City of Edina nor Edina Magazine will not be responsible for lost entries.

  • Each photo entry must include an online submission outlining the photographer’s name, address, zip code, e-mail address, age (if under 18), category, title of photo and enhancement description if the image was digitally manipulated in any way.
  • Depending on the number of entrants, a winner may be chosen for each category as well as an overall winner. A “Reader’s Choice” award may also be given based on votes received on Edina Magazine’s website, Voting will be open June 19-July 21, 2017.

  • Contest winners will receive plaques from the City Council and their artwork will be displayed for up to two years at Edina City Hall. Select photographs will also be featured in future issues of Edina Magazine. Some photos may also appear in future City publications, including About Town.
  • Entries will be judged on subject matter, composition, clarity, lighting, depth of field, artistry/drama, degree of difficulty, technical excellence and overall impact. 

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