International Photo Salon

Location: Pavilion, 2nd Floor



This exhibition has been part of the Fair for 77 years. It is one of the top photo exhibitions held in the Pacific Northwest and is approved by the Photographic Society of America (PSA.) Photographers from around the world enter their finest pieces, following stringent regulations. Each unique piece is a work of art worth viewing!

This esteemed society will present eleven PSA Medals and up to twelve citations may be given for outstanding prints and digital images in each section. Four special Fair medals along with other special awards and ribbons will be presented. 

You'll also find a Washington-resident only competition, with a variety of categories available for Washingtonians to compete!

Walk with the Judges
Sunday, September 10 11am - 2:pm
The Washington State show judges will be taking a tour of the gallery discussing what makes a good image. They will highlight the winning images and salon favorites. They will also be available for questions
Judges on hand for the event:

  • David Lobban
  • Russ Carmack
  • Gary McCucheon
  • Duncan Foley
  • Bob Rowan

Evening Fair Photo Talk & Walk with Photo Coach Tod Wolf and Washington State Fair Photo Judge David Lobban
Sunday, September 10 2pm - 8pm
Saturday, September 16 6pm - 8pm

  • A fairly good fair photo talk and presentation followed by a sunset/ evening fair photo walk-about
  • Bring your camera questions and photo contest entry questions

Talented photographers, we want to see your best work! Learn how to enter your photos here


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