lena perkins, key west photographer, portrat, ocean, florida keys


Submissions for the 2019 Key West Photo Festival (Feb 6th-10th, 2019) will reopen on June 1st, 2018.


Key West Photography Festival is offering photographers, regardless of their experience, the opportunity to have their work displayed in one of the festival's exhibition spaces. This is an amazing opportunity for photographers at every level to have their work seen by people from all over the world and to gain national and international media exposure. 

General Submission Guidlines:

  • Photographers of any age are eligible (no age restriction)

  • Photos should fall into one of the following 5 categories: Wedding, Portrait, Landscape & Nature, Best of the Florida Keys & Key West, and Street Photography

  • Any type or brand of camera can be used

  • Images submitted have no geographic restriction (we're looking for photos from all over the globe!)

  • Photos may be either black & white or color

  • There is a limit of 2 (TWO) photographs per submission

  • There is no restriction as to when the submitted image was created although more recent work is preferred

  • Watermarked and/or signed images will not be accepted

  • Multiple photo entries are not expected to be narratives and will be judged individually

  • All images remain the creative and intellectual property of the author. The Key West Photography Festival fully supports the rights of photographers.

  • IMPORTANT: Please use the following file naming format when submitting:    YourName_ImageTitle  Example: JohnDoe_KeyWestSunset.jpg  


  • Portraits
  • Best of Florida Keys and Key West
  • Nature Photography
  • Street Photography
  • Wedding Photography

Free Entry.    Deadline is Jan 27th at 11:59pm.

Click HERE to check out our famed panel of Jury Members.

Thank you in advance for your participation in the Key West Photography Festival's inaugural year.