MDPPA July Image Competition

  • July 26, 2023
  • 1:00 PM
  • and Zoom

It's THAT time again!

Join us as an Entrant and/or an Observer for our exciting
July Image Competition!

July 26, 2023

Judging starts at 1:00 pm.

Live critiques of all images that were not challenged during the competition will begin when judging has ended.

Our event will be ONLINE 

VIEWABLE (no sound) on 

Join us for SOUND and/or Viewing on ZOOM.


Meeting ID: 871 3426 3604

Passcode: 053461

Please note: there will be a lag between Zoom and Print, and scores are not visible on Zoom, so people have found it helpful to watch on Zoom and simultaneously.

Our image competition includes the ability to hear the judges' conversations, see the scores, and listen to critiques! This is an incredible opportunity to learn and enhance your skills!

See our Image Competition page for print rules.

Enter your images at under the MDPPA competition tab.  The portal to upload your images for the July competition will be open starting June 12th and the deadline for entries is July 23rd at 11pm

The Judges Are: 

Ella Carlson, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP, F-ASP, EA-ASP 

Bob Coates, M. Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP, EA-ASP

Ivan Domazet, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, DFP

Julie Savage, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP

Chris Wooley, M. Photog.Cr., CPP

Entry Details:

You may enter up to 23 digital images, with a maximum of eight in any one category. 

Entry Fee:

Members - $10/image

Non-Members - $15/image

Remember: If your image has merited at an MDPPA Annual Competition, it is no longer eligible to be entered in any future MDPPA competitions (except for score only). Starting in 2023, any images merited at PPA's MIR are eligible to compete at MDPPA unless they have merited at any MDPPA Annual Competition. Please see the rules for details.

*Before submitting your images, it is important for all entrants to read and understand the current Print Competition Rules document on the Print Competition tab of the MDPPA website. 

If you have any questions, please contact Lidia Miller at or Ellen Zangla at

Our schedule of Image Competitions this year:

March 22

July 26

October 11 - Annual Competition

For help in designing your image presentation, check out our July 12th evening webinar Presentation and Matting for Image Competition with Lidia Miller and Jay Cathell!

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