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The City of Birmingham is celebrating 150 years of magic by inviting Birminghamians to share their favorite photos of The Magic City during the Birmingham View Photo Challenge. See how you can share your favorite snapshots of Birmingham + win a ton of cool prizes!
The Birmingham View Photo Challenge
In June 2021, Mayor Randall Woodfin announced several initiatives to celebrate the Magic City’s major milestone. One of those initiatives is The Birmingham View Photo Challenge—a photo contest that allows citizens to share how they view the city.
People of all ages can submit photos taken in Birmingham, in four categories:
- Cityscapes & Landscapes
The contest is free to enter, and the Birmingham Museum of Art will feature the winning photos in the museum October 2021.
Rules, Guidelines and Categories
The contest is open to professional and amateur photographers of all ages. Participants may submit up to two photos and can win in only two categories.
In addition, participants 17 years and under must submit a signed entry agreement (signed by parent or guardian) with each photo. For your pictures to be eligible, they must meet several requirements:
- Be taken in Birmingham, AL
- Have been taken between 2019 and 2021
- Be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Be in JPEG format
Category 1: Events in Birmingham
Got some good Fourth of July photos? Submit it. Recently went to Secret Stages? I hope you got some goods photos. This category is for your special event or community celebration memory sakes.
Category 2: Birmingham Landmarks
Birmingham is full of local artists. They have created murals all around the city—share your favorite and enter it in the contest. Participants can submit Iconic landmarks, as well.
Category 3: Cityscapes & Landscapes
Does your neighborhood have dope spots like, new businesses, shopping centers and nature trails? Swing by, snap a picture and submit it.
Category 4: People
We love to see our fellow Birminghamiams in their natural element and this category should reflect the true energy of our community. Photo examples can include:
- Children playing
- Family gatherings
- Street scenes
- And more
ALL ENTRIES must be received by 11:59PM on Sept. 2, 2021.
Want to learn more about Birmingham’s 150th anniversary celebration? We’ve got you covered:
- Mayor Woodfin announces celebrations for Bham’s 150th birthday
- 5 ways to celebrate Birmingham’s 150th anniversary + details about the Magic City Velvet cupcake
- Don’t miss Birmingham’s Freedom Fest this weekend July 23 & 24