Photography Contest 2018: Express Your Emotions

The New Brunswick Free Public Library presents its 11th Annual Photo Contest! The theme this year is "Express Your Emotions." When taking your photographs for this contest, simply capture whatever sparks your emotions! The submission form is available in the library & you may download one here (o en español aquí). The submission deadline was extended from May 4 to May 15, 2018. The contest is open to all ages.

Photographs entered in the contest will be displayed in an exhibition at the New Brunswick Free Public Library. A panel of professional photographers and library staff will judge the submissions for first, second, and third place. Winners will be announced at the Photography Contest Exhibition Reception on Friday, June 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Photos will be on display at the library from June 15th to July 15th, 2018. The contest and related events are free and open to the public.

Contest prizes have been generously donated by the following local businesses:

Along with the contest, the library offered free photography workshops presented by professional photographers. All three workshops were held in the library's Community Room.

  • The Road to Better Black and White; led by photographer Jim LaSala
    Thursday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tips for Taking Better Pictures of People, Pets, and Wild Animals; led by photographer and author Andrew Darlow
    Thursday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Photography as Fine Art; led by photographer and artist Walter Choroszewski
    Thursday, May 3, at 6:30 p.m.

Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant provided by New Jersey State Council on the Arts / Department of State.