MK Fall 2020 Photo Contest

Our photo contest welcomes San Diego photographers of all skill levels to submit through Instagram.  A new theme is announced prior to each contest. The popular vote winner has the unique opportunity to sell prints through the gallery.  More details below.  Best of luck sharp shooters! 

Fall Contest now open through 12.6.2020! 

Submissions will be accepted from San Diego County, Orange County, and LA County residents.  The six semi-finalists will be announced on 12.11.2020.


MK's Fall 2020 Photo Contest Theme is:



Macro - People often say "it's the little things that count", so we decided our Fall 2020 contest theme should reflect that motto. You guessed it--our next theme is Macro photography! Macro photography involves capturing a small object and making it look large. So get close-up, zoom in, focus, or use your favorite macro lens to capture your best macro shot!



  • Fall 2020 Contest Theme:  Macro
  • Submissions accepted  10/19/2020 - 11/29/2020 via Instagram
  • Six RUNNERS UP are selected to be displayed in the gallery, printed and displayed by MK
  • Voting open to gallery patrons beginning in January 2021
  • BIG SHOT WINNER:  Popular vote winner will enter into an Art Consignment Agreement with MK to sell their winning piece in the gallery for the following Quarter. 
  • Submissions must be made by actual photographer 
  • Photographer must be 18 years or older
  • Photographer must currently reside in San Diego County 


  • Simply choose your finest shot within the theme and hashtag #MKFall2020Contest
  • Limit one submission per participant
  • Optional: Include your name and/or photography-related business name
  • Submissions must be landscape/nature images (natural scenery- can include cityscapes and manmade structures)
  • Entrants must be able to provide a high resolution version of the submitted image (minimum 12 megapixels)
  • MK reserves the right to withdraw submissions that do not meet the minimum image file size requirements
  • Be sure to follow us on Instagram ( to catch our announcements of the winners!


  • 6 RUNNERS UP finalists announced 12/11/2020
  • MK Envision Galleries will be assuming all production aspects of the prints including printing, mounting, framing and displaying for the duration of the contest
  • The photographer holds all copyrights to their image.  The contest winner will be entering into a contract with MK including explicit intentions and parameters of the production and sale of their work
  • Popular vote BIG SHOT WINNER has the option to enter into an Art Consignment Agreement with MK for the following exhibit term (details disclosed to winner)


Log into your Instagram and hashtag your picture with #MKFall2020Contest



CONGRATULATIONS 2020 SPRING BIG SHOT WINNER @petescheu with winning image Flume Fall.   Now available for purchase online!



Shop prints from past photo contest winners