2024 SAMO Fund Photo Contest Now Open
Enter between September 2 and October 14, 2024

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The Santa Monica Mountains Fund (SAMO Fund) has announced its annual photo contest. This is a local contest, and you should consider entering. You can submit up to 5 images for consideration. Photographers whose images are selected for the finals will be given the opportunity to display prints of their images at Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center at King Gillette Ranch. The exhibition show will be from January 15 through February 15, 2025. An Awards Ceremony will be conducted on January 18, 2025.

This year, instead of accepting just photos taken within the previous year, we are opening the competition to photos taken from the establishment of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in 1978 to present day! The photo competition includes three special assignments - you can use them for inspiration, or ignore them and submit your favorite work - we want to see them all.

There are specific rules about the contest that you should read. See the Photo Contest Information Page.