MK Summer 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! 

Summer Contest submissions are now closed. 

Stay tuned for details on the Fall Photo Contest!

MK's Summer 2020 Photo Contest Theme is:



SATURATED & VIBRANT - Basically we want colors, colors, and more colors! Saturation is technically a color or hue in its 'purest' form so don't forget to utilize your editing skills in this contest and heighten that saturation and vibrancy. We can't wait to see your chromatic creations!



  • Summer 2020 Contest Theme:  SATURATED & VIBRANT
  • Submissions accepted  7/17/2020 - 8/30/2020 via Instagram
  • Six RUNNERS UP are selected to be displayed in the gallery, printed and displayed by MK
  • Voting open to gallery patrons in the Fall
  • 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 #MKSummer2020Contest
  • 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 9/04/2020
  • 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 #MKSummer2020Contest



CONGRATULATIONS 2020 WINTER BIG SHOT WINNER @diegolomnitzer with winning image Shades.   Now available for purchase online!



Shop prints from past photo contest winners