Apply Now to Display in Alameda on Camera

Courtesy photo. “Life Savers – A Hole Lot of Fun” by Jennifer Kennedy won best in show in this year’s Alameda on Camera exhibit.

Alameda’s Frank Bette Center for the Arts has announced its call for applications for photographers to participate in the 2020 ​Alameda On Camera exhibit. The 13th annual juried, photo-based, multimedia competition presents a 48-hour challenge for photographers to capture sites in the Island City from Friday, Feb. 21, to Sunday, Feb. 23, next year. The deadline to apply is Sunday, Feb. 2.​

Alameda on Camera is an annual, juried event conducted throughout the City of Alameda. The event takes place over 48 hours, beginning 9 p.m. Friday and ending 9 p.m. Sunday, 48 photo-based adult artists as well as youth artists roam the city and capture images of neighborhoods, favorite places, secret hideaways and, if they choose, spotlight families, friends and famous town characters.

A non-refundable entry fee of $40 is charged per adult photographer entry if submitted by Sunday, Jan. 19; $50 entry fee applies to entries submitted between Monday, Jan. 20, and the final deadline on Feb. 2.

Middle- and high-school photographers are encouraged to participate. A $5 non-refundable entry fee applies, and a signed parental consent form must be completed. 

For more information, applications and to pay entry fees using PayPal, visit www.frankbettecenter.org/alameda-on-camera.html. Any further questions can be directed to 523-6957. The Alameda Sun is a sponsor of Alameda on Camera.