2019 ESA National Insect Photo Salon

"Saddleback Catterpillars" Thomas Myers
2018 Medal - Best by ESA Member

Opening August 1, 2019


The Peoria Camera Club invites the world’s photographers to submit digital images of insects, spiders, and related arthropods (such as barnacles, crabs, lobsters, shrimp, centipedes and millipedes) for the 2019 ESA National Insect Photo Salon. Peoria Camera Club will be hosting the 2019 Insect Salon, a Photographic Society of America-sanctioned Nature competition. Images must be submitted no later than October 5, 2019. Conditions for Entry, the entry portal and payment process are available at www.peoriacameraclub.com

You may enter up to 4 images. Sequences are allowed with an entire sequence counted as 1 image. (For example, you could enter 1 sequence and 3 single images for the total of 4 entries.)

Get your gear out and hunt for those small creatures. Please take part in a unique competition that opens a truly fascinating world for you to explore and record. Put 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, November 19 on your calendar to view the showing of the Insect Salon photos during the ESA meeting in St. Louis. You can see spectacular images from around the world.

Happy hunting. We look forward to seeing your amazing insect images!

Joe Virbickis, PSA Chairman, Peoria Camera Club
Tom Myers, ESA Photo Salon Chairman