Annual DCP Members’ Juried Competition and Exhibition

Dallas Center for Photography invites all DCP members to submit images to our 2nd Annual Members’ Juried Competition and Exhibition. You must be a current DCP member at the time of submission. Not a DCP member? Join now!

This call for entry is open themed and welcomes submissions from all levels of photographers in all genres of photography. Selections will be featured in an exhibition in the DCP Community Gallery in September 2021.The photos will also be displayed in a virtual exhibition on the DCP website.

This competition is not open to DCP employees, instructors, board members, corporate sponsors and partner companies, or their immediate families.


July 14 – Call for entry opens
August 10 – Online submission deadline
Week of August 17 – Selections and winners announced
August 20 – September 10 – Delivery of framed artwork to DCP
September 16 – Opening Reception at DCP


  • This call for entry is open to DCP Members. Not a DCP member? Join now!
  • All images will be submitted through Smarter Entry.
  • Our judge will be looking for images that demonstrate creative use of composition, technical skill, use of color and light, storytelling, and any other fundamentals of good photography.
  • There are no restrictions on the type of camera or process used.
  • All images must be original works of the photographer.


  • $28 initial entry fee allows you to submit 1-3 images. This is a 20% discount on our regular entry fee of $35.
  • Up to 7 additional images can be submitted for $5 per image.
  • Entrants can submit a maximum of 10 images.


  • First place: $400
  • Second place: $200
  • Third place: $100


Each photographer retains copyright to their submitted images. Photographers whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant Dallas Center for Photography (DCP) the non-exclusive right to display the images on DCP’s website and social media platforms as well as to promote DCP’s exhibitions, programs, and in promotional and fundraising materials. Photographer grants DCP the non-exclusive right to reproduce any photo(s) chosen for the exhibition in a printed catalog in book form that will be available for sale through an online publisher. All proceeds from the book will benefit DCP’s educational programming. The choice of whether to publish an exhibition catalog is in the sole discretion of DCP. Application and payment to this competition will constitute an agreement to all these terms and conditions. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact from DCP.


Since 2003, Dick Washburne has exhibited work in a range of museums and galleries. Through 2009 he regularly contributed photography for numerous articles that appeared in D Magazine and other publications.  In 2010 Mr. Washburne joined the stable of artists who are represented by the Sun to Moon Gallery in Dallas, working exclusively as a fine art photographer concentrating on landscapes, abstracts and street shooting. He has also taught photography as an adjunct professor at Williams College’s winter intensive program. Dick is also actively engaged in the restaurant business as a founder and director of MCrowd Restaurant Group.