Youth Photo Club

Starting June 12 from 10 a.m. to noon, kids 10 years and up will learn photography and camera basics for nature and outdoor photos in this weekly club. They will also study photography etiquette and the how and why of taking pictures. Kids will need to be accompanied by an adult.

Registration required. Please call 651-454-9412 or email with name of child and phone number and/or email address.

1st Place Youth Caponi Art Park Photo Contest
Photo: "Untitled" by Fionna Kinney

Photo: "First Kiss" by by Karen Biwersi
Caponi Art Park Photo Contest

Beginning in May through October, all are invited to submit up to five images taken at Caponi Art Park during the given year (details below). Select photographs will be displayed at the Caponi Art Park Photography Exhibition at the Eagan Community Center.

Photographers of the first and second place photographs in both youth (under 15) and adult categories will receive an enlarged high quality print of their photograph after the exhibition. Winners will also be announced in local newspapers and in our enewsletter.

Photography Exhibition at the Eagan Community Center
Select photographs will be shown in an exhibition this fall at the Eagan Community Center. All are invited to view the exhibit in the lower level of the center.
2014 1st Place Caponi Art Park Photo Contest
Follow links to view winners and all youth submissions and adult submissions.

To enter the photo contest:

Photo contest is open May through October.

1. Submit up to 5 of your best photographs by email to by 11:59 pm Central Standard Time on October 31. Photos should be a minimum of 1200 pixels on the shortest dimension

2. Please title the file of the photo using the following template: phototitle_firstname_lastname.jpg
e.g. CaponiArtParkSculpture_John_Doe.jpg

3. Along with your photos, include your city and state, and age if entering the youth category

Contest rules:

• Photo(s) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Central Standard Time on October 31. Limit is 5 photographs.

• Photos must have been taken at the park in 2015;

• People captured in photos must consent use of their image, with exception of artists contracted for Art Park programs and events;

• Photo must have been taken by the person submitting it.

Your Rights: You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit -- including ownership if applicable -- other than those rights licensed in the next sentence. By entering the contest, you hereby grant to Caponi Art Park (i) a nonexclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and publicly perform the photographs you submit to Caponi Art Park, and (ii) the right to use your name, city and state of residence in promotions and other publications.

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