Life in Louisville Photography Contest

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Deadline for Entry: January 17, 2020

About the Life in Louisville Photography Contest

The Annual Life in Louisville Photography Contest aims to help preserve images and reminders of Louisville for this and future generations. Students, amateur photographers, and professional photographers are invited to enter.

Download the Life in Louisville Photography Contest Application >

Eligibility:  Louisville residents and non-residents alike are welcome to submit photos to the competition.

Entry Deadline: Friday, January 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Judging Criteria:  

  • How well does the photo captures “Life in Louisville" in 2019? Photos should showcase people, places, and events that make someone specifically think "Louisville” versus any other city or town.
  • Artistic quality and originality of subject matter. Photos should capture original perspectives, different seasons, and different parts of our community. View past entries in the slideshow below. 
  • Awards will be given in a variety of categories. Categories may change based on the photos submitted, but may include: Nature, People, Old Town/Downtown, Black & White, Landscape, Student Photography, and Overall Grand Prize.

Life in Louisville Photography Show and People's Choice Award Voting
Select photos will be displayed at the Louisville Recreation and Senior Center in January/February 2020. The public will be invited to view the photography show and vote for the People's Choice Award Winner January 27-February 2, 2020.

Winners announced:  7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the Louisville City Council Meeting

Questions? Katie Zoss, 303.335.4581,

Photos from this contest are the property of the City of Louisville and may not be used without the permission of the City. To request permission, please contact Katie Zoss,

2018 Life in Louisville Photography Contest Winning Photos

Updated on 02/05/2019 7:52 PM

The 2018 Life in Louisville Photography Contest invited photographers to submit photos that chronicle events in daily life in Louisville, Colorado January 1 - December 31, 2018.