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2019 Fog Fest Photography Contest

If you’ve been waiting for the opportunity to express your photographic talents, now is your chance! Show off your photographic skill by entering our contest. There is no residency, geographic content or age restrictions. Entries will be accepted September 3rd – 15th 2019 at the Sanchez Art Center. 

Winners of the 2018 Photo Contest on display at the Pacific Coast Fog Festival.

Final deadline is September 15th at 5pm to the Sanchez Art Center.

All entries will be judged by acclaimed Pacifica photographers, Edwin Hacking and Alan Grinberg

The Fog Fest Photography Contest is coordinated by Sanchez Art Center.

2019 Division Categories: 
Division 1 – Our Natural World (land, sea, air, flora & fauna)

Division 2 – Design (man-made or natural world that showcase line, shape, pattern, form, texture, perspective)

Division 3 – Digital Darkroom (special effects that dramatically alter the original image, composites)

Division 4 – Black & White (any subject/no restrictions)

PRIZES/AWARDS – Cash awards & ribbons to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners in each division:
-1st Place $100 – 2nd Place $50 – 3rd Place $25
-Special Certificate Award – Judge’s Award for Best of Show
-Exhibition Award – – All award winners will be invited to participate in a group show in the East Gallery at Sanchez Art Center
in late Spring / early Summer 2020. (The exhibition will kick off the 2020 Fog Fest Photo Contest.)

Entry Form: Entries should be accompanied by a $10 entry fee and the Pacific Coast Fog Fest Photo Contest Entry Form. Up to 2 entries will be accepted per entrant. The fee is $10 per entrant (not per entry).
Checks should be made payable to: FFOG. 

For more information contact the Sanchez Art Center at 650-355-1894 or email at

Download the entry form and contest guidelines below:  


Drop Off Location: 

SANCHEZ ART CENTER (Sept. 3 – 15, 2019)
1220 Linda Mar Blvd.
Pacifica, CA 94044
1pm to 5pm Monday through Sunday


Fog Fest Invitational 2018 Winners at Sanchez Gallery: May 31 – June 30 2019

Photos from the 2018 winners of the Fog Fest Invitational in East Gallery at Sanchez Art Center

East Gallery presents the Fog Fest Invitational, a group show coordinated by the 2018 Fog Fest Photo Contest judges Alan Grinberg, Edwin Hacking, and Sharron Walker and showcasing photographs by all the award-winning photographers. In September of 2018, the annual Fog Fest Photo Contest was held, with 10 photographers winning awards in their respective categories (Our Natural World; Design; Black & White; and the special theme, Full Sail). Part of their award is to show work in a group exhibition the following year, along with works by the judges. Sanchez Art Center is located at 1220 Linda Mar Blvd in Pacifica, about a mile east of Highway 1. Following opening night, the galleries are open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 1–5 pm, and by appointment, through June 30. For more information, email or call 650.355.1894.


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