Teen Photo Contest


    • Teens Only

      Participants must be between the ages of 13 and 18.

    • One Entry Per Person

      A person may submit a maximum of 1 (one) entry.

    • Original Works

      Entry must be an original, unpublished work.

    • Date Created

      Photos must have been taken between February 14 – March 31, 2021 and may not have been submitted in any previous contest.

    • Deadline

      Photos are due to the library by 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31.

    • Dimensions

      Photos must be 3742 x 3742, 72 ppi. If using your phone, make sure to set the aspect ratio to 1:1 for a square image.

    • Format

      Photos must be either in .png or .jpg format.

    • Entry Form

      A complete entry form must be submitted with your entry. Do not place name or watermarks on actual entry.

    • Content

      The photographer is responsible for obtaining permission for public use of the photo from all identifiable individuals in the photograph submitted; and accepts all liability for the use of a photo where this permission has not been obtained. The library reserves the right to reject any entry it deems inappropriate or which contains excessive profanity and explicit sexual or violent content.

    • Judging

      Judges’ decisions will be final.


        People’s Choice Voting will be held via the library’s website at www.ylpl.org/NaturalBeauty and will run from April 10th at 9:00 a.m.– April 17th at 5:00 p.m.

        Winners will be announced on Earth Day, April 22nd. Winning entries will receive:
        -People’s Choice - $25 gift card
        -Staff Pick - $10 gift card