Deadline — THURSDAY, Feb 14 — to Enter Your Photo in the Pic Darien Smartphone Photo Contest

Helmet photo by Georgia Sheehan

Photo by Georgia Sheehan

A 2018 photo entry

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Photographers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to enter and compete for cash prizes at

The deadline to enter the Darien Arts Center’s smartphone photo contest Pic Darien is Feb. 14.

Katie Walsh Pic Darien 2018 Runner Up Pets

Photo by Katie Walsh

2018 Runner up photo entry in the Student People and Pets category, taken by Katie Walsh

— an announcement from Darien Arts Center

The contest is open to all and contestants are not required to live in Darien. Participants may enter Pic Darien, as often as they wish, either as a student (ages 17 and under) or as an adult (ages 18 and over)

The fee to enter the contest is $10 per photo. Photos do not need to be taken in Darien.

Enter in one of six themed prize categories including People and Pets; Landscape, Seascape, Nature; Travel; Food and Drink; Abstract; and Love, Anguish and Triumph. First place and honorable mention cash prizes will be awarded to students and adults in all categories.

Food and Drink Photo by Anya Napoli

Photo by Anya Napoli

Pic Darien 2018 Runner up photo entry in the Student, Food and Drink category, taken by Anya Napoli

First place prizes are $100 and honorable mention prizes are $50. The new category of Love, Anguish and Triumph, will have a larger prize level of $250 for 1st prizes and $100 for 2nd place prizes.

All entries will be presented in a slideshow at an April 28 Award and Reveal Reception from 5 to 7 p.m. in the DAC Weatherstone Studio at 2 Renshaw Road, behind Town Hall.

To find out more about the Pic Darien Smartphone Photo Contest, visit or call (203) 655-8683.

— This article originally was published Feb. 3. The time stamp was changed to put the link back on the home page.

Helmet photo by Georgia Sheehan

Photo by Georgia Sheehan

A 2018 photo entry

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