December 1, 2016, Fort Sam Houston, Tex. – Army Installation Management Command is hosting its annual Army Digital Photography Contest to showcase the creative and artistic talents of the military community.
The contest, which is run by IMCOM’s G9 Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Directorate, is open to active-duty military members and MWR-authorized patrons, including Families, retirees and Department of the Army civilians. Contest entries are being accepted through Jan. 31, 2017.
The contest is meant to encourage novice and accomplished photographers to capture their favorite views, moments and adventures from all across the world. Participants can submit photos to compete in the following categories: animals, design elements, digital darkroom, military life, nature and landscapes, people and still life.
Participants may enter up to three photos per category at the garrison level. All categories include monochrome and color photographs, according to the contest rules. Prizes are $300 for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place.
In 2015, more than 2,500 entries were submitted to the Army Digital Photography Contest. The entries represented 58 installations and were submitted by contestants from the Army National Guard, Army Reserve and non-Army installations.
Participants may submit their entries online at the contest website listed in the links below. For garrison-specific instructions and additional information, participants should contact a representative at their garrison’s Army and Crafts center. Garrison information is located at:
By Jessica Marie Ryan, FMWRC