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Our popular smartphone photo contest, Pic Darien, is open for entries until March 18th. The contest is open to all; there are no age restrictions and contestants are not required to live in Darien. As in previous years, the contest will be judged blindly, without the judges knowing the identity of the contestants, and photos do not need to be taken in Darien.

The 2021 Smartphone Photo Contest, Pic Darien, garnered over 400 entries from all ages and returns in 2022 for its seventh year. Pic Darien 2022 will have eight local judges to select its winners this year. Ben Larrabee, Terrie Wood, Jeffrey Wyant, Tom and Anne Geary, Megan Dey, David Wagner, Kris Barker and Peter Saverine will judge photo entries from both adults and children in the following categories: Landscapes, Seascapes, Nature and Floral, Food and Drink, Abstract and Architecture, Pets, Travel, and Family and Friends.

Participants may enter Pic Darien either as a student (ages 17 and under) or as an adult (ages 18 and over). Fee to enter the contest is $10 per photo. Contestants may enter multiple times. First place cash prizes ($100) will be awarded to students and adults in all categories. Winners will be announced on April 8th at  darienarts.org.