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May Amateur Photography Challenge

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Celebrate National Photography Month by participating in Berthoud Community Library’s Amateur Photo Challenge! We invite you to submit your original photography that captures the essence of Berthoud, as you see it.

Submission Guidelines:

Who: Berthoud Community Library patrons ages 14 and up

What: Submit 1 to 3 original photographs and an artist statement. The artist statement should be around 250 words and address the following: 

  • Your interpretation of your photo.

  • How your photo(s) relate to the theme of representing Berthoud.

  • Your artistic experience so far. 

  • Note: If you submit a photograph of another person, you must have their permission for it to be publicly displayed online and at the library. If applicable, please indicate you have received permission in the artist statement.  


When/where: Submit your works between May 1st - May 31st, 2024 by emailing


Submissions will be judged by a panel of Berthoud Community Library staff. Evaluation will be based on the artistic merit of the photos and their embodiment of the theme. Winners will be notified the first week of June.


Up to 3 winning works will be exhibited in-person at the Berthoud Community Library as well as online. Winners will receive:


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