photo contest

2nd Annual

artlounge Arlington Photo Contest


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Dates & Deadlines

Submissions Accepted: July 1-31, 2017

Vote NOW through August 18, 2017!

View the photo album and vote here:

Winner Announced: August 20, 2017


Contest Details

Last year’s photo contest was such a big success we’ve decided to make it an annual event!

During the month of July, enter one of your photographs into our photo contest to be re-created into a painting by one of artlounge’s artists! All photographs will be uploaded to a Facebook album where we will ask the public to vote for their favorite. The grand prize for the photograph with the most likes is an artistic re-creation of your photograph and FREE admission for you and a friend to your featured paint & sip evening!



  • Limit 1 entry per person
  • The photograph subject should be of the following: scenery, objects, animals, nature
  • The photograph cannot be a portrait
  • The photograph must belong to you and be of original work
  • The photograph must be in digital format and void of watermarks
  • The photograph must be in JPEG or .jpg format, and must be at least 1,600 pixels wide or tall
  • The photograph must not be heavily edited or tweaked (such as Instagram filters)
  • Only submissions emailed to will be eligible



  • Voting opens August 4, 2017 at which time artlounge will upload all submitted photographs to a Facebook album on the artlounge Facebook page
  • Voting will be open to the public August 4-18, 2017
  • 1 like = 1 vote
  • You may not vote for your own photograph BUT we do encourage you to share the Facebook album and ask your friends to vote for your photograph
  • You may vote for more than one photograph as long as it’s not your own
  • The photograph with the most likes will win the GRAND PRIZE
  • The photograph with the second number of likes will be the RUNNER-UP




  • The photograph re-created as a painting by one of artlounge’s artists
  • The painting will be a featured paint & sip evening at artlounge
  • FREE admission for the winner and a friend to attend their paint & sip night


  • The photograph re-created as a painting by one of artlounge’s artists


How to Enter

  • Submit your photograph between July 1-31, 2017 as an email attachment to
  • For large files, please submit them through to
  • In the email, please include the following:
    • Your first and last name
    • Your phone number
    • Your location (town, state)
    • The name of your photograph or caption (this will be used to name the painting if you are chosen as a winner)


By submitting your photograph to, you are agreeing to our terms & conditions.


Terms & Conditions

All entries must be submitted and received by July 31, 2017 at 11:59pm EST. artlounge reserves the right to disqualify a submitted photograph if it contains objectionable or inappropriate content. Entries are void if artlounge determines the photograph is not not of your original work. By submitting a photograph, you are allowing artlounge to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries in any media now or hereafter known, for no additional compensation. The artlounge artist reserves the right to make changes to the photograph if it results in a more successful rendering of the photograph into a painting. By submitting your photograph, you agree that personal data, such as name and address, may be processed, shared and otherwise used within the context of the contest. Judging will be left to the public.  The validity of votes (“likes”) will be established by artlounge in its sole discretion. If your photograph is chosen, artlounge will contact you by the email and/or phone on August 18, 2017. If artlounge is unable to reach you, the photo with the next most number of likes will be chosen. Prizes cannot be redeemable for cash. artlounge reserves the right to cancel or suspend the contest if artlounge is not capable of running the contest as planned.