The CaliforniaStreaming Photography Contest aligns with the English Language Arts State Standards in writing across all grade levels. Additionally, the photography contest supports many dimensions of the 4C's: Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, and Creativity.
Judges will look for photographs that tell a compelling story. Since words can help tell that story, entries should be accompanied by a brief essay or expanded caption that will be judged with the photo and will help tell the story and give context to the photograph. First and foremost, this is a photography contest. So, while the writing is important, each photo entry should stand on its own.
It is suggested that teachers who are submitting student photographs, gather the information in advance then copy and paste the responses into the text fields. Particularly note the writing requirements in item #4.
Review the information that will be on the Submission Form below. When ready to enter, go to the Submission Form.