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  • Special guest Ken Sklute - Canon Explorer of Light
  • International Exhibition – “Images For Science” from the Royal Photographic Society, UK
  • $500 Best in Show Prize -  over $3,000 in Competition awards

The fourth biennial Augusta Photography Festival is a ten-day celebration of the art, craft and pure joy of photography. Dozens of workshops allow photographers at all levels enhance their skills. Exhibits and gallery show offer a feast for the eyes and spirit.  Photo walks provide inspiration, camaraderie  and creative challenge. And the APF Competion, a highlight of every Festival, offers photographers the thrill of competing for thousands of dollars in cash prizes.

Join us this fall in Augusta, Georgia for 10 days of Photographic Excitement! 

Special APF rates at selected Augusta Hotels

PHOTO COMPETITION NOW OPEN - Through July 31. New this year! Contestants may enter up to 36 images.  Best of Show earns $500. Top winner in each of 6 categories $250


  • Workshops- beginner, intermediate, advanced
  • Exhibits – International , national and local
  • Photo Walks – outdoor and indoor, historic buildings including Sibley Mill
  • Photo Talks – Ken Sklute, Canon Explorer of Light
  • Ask the Experts- Faculty of GRU Photography Certificate Program and others
  • Competitions- Adult and Youth
  • Gallery Strolls- Morris Museum, Artists Row and many more
  • Special Events – Awards Ceremony , Light-up-Augusta, Closing Bash
  • Equipment Updates- Nikon, Canon, mirrorless and more
  • Critiques & Portfolio Reviews


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Photo Competition

Now accepting entries. Deadline July 31.

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