USIA Photography


Photography Media includes photos of people, places, objects, or spaces captured using a digital or film camera. Photographers generally reproduce their photographs in print and this type of artwork is also often framed and hung on a wall.


Works of Ansel Adams and Annie Leibovitz


Maximum size including border and frame: 48 in x 60 in x 6 in (121.92 cm x 152.4 cm x 15.24 cm)


Maximum weight including frame: 40 lbs (18.1437 kg)


An artist may submit multiple pieces of art as part of a larger compilation of the same media (photography). The total combined dimensions and weight shall not exceed the maximums above.


Producing images using a film or digital camera. Examples of photography styles include, but are not limited to lifestyle, surreal, conceptual, candid, abstract, street, environmental/landscape, architectural, documentary, photojournalism, portraiture, or wildlife.


Paper mounted and framed with a glass cover. The artist shall provide the frame. Dimensions and weight of framed pieces must meet the guidelines specified above. All artwork shall be wired in the back to allow for hanging.

Visual examples of Photography