The Pittsburgh Salon of Photographic Art

For over 100 years, the Pittsburgh Photography Club has held the Pittsburgh Salon of Photographic Art. Organized to represent the very best photographic works of the year, images are juried for acceptance into the competition by a team of outside judges.  Prizes are awarded excellence in the categories defined for this salon.

Judging is performed on Saturday and open to members only. On Sunday the images are on display to the general public.

Preparing for the Salon

This year’s Salon will be held on Saturday, April 6th (9:00 A.M – 4:00 P.M.) and Sunday, April 7th (12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.) at the Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center. The window for submitting your images to (registration required) is from January 26th to March 22nd for both PDI and print entries. Please drop off your printed entries at the March 12th, 19th, or 26th club meetings. We will also be accepting $10 donations at these same meetings to offset the food costs. 

Competition Rules for the Pittsburgh Salon of Photographic Art