Photo Travel Image of the Year (IOY) - Exhibitions

Closing Date: May 26, 2022 for judging in early June, 2022

Photo Travel IOY Exhibitions
Competition Director

‚úČ Vickum Senanayake, QPSA·



Entrants must be PSA members in good standing who are the winners of the Best of Show or PSA Gold medals in Photo Travel Division Sections of PSA-Recognized Exhibitions whose closing dates occurred in the previous Calendar Year. There is no entry fee. 


Deadline:  May 26, 2022, for judging in early June-2022

 All eligible entrants will receive an invitation to enter by email from the Photo Travel Image of the Year Director. This email will list the titles of the projected images that the member has eligible. Additionally, there will be instructions regarding how and where to enter online. Entries for the 2021 year of exhibitions will be due by May 26, 2022.  Images are not to be submitted prior to receiving the invitation entry form from the Director. Invitations will arrive about mid April 2022. All entrants will now have to agree to PSA usage regulations prior to submission. This will be a check off box on the online entry form much like the check off box on all PSA Exhibition entry forms. Any member with eligible images who has not received an invitation by mid April should contact the Photo Travel Image of the Year Director 

Please put the Director’s email into your address book so your invitation will not go to spam. All invitations to enter will come from  


An award plaque is presented to the image judged to be the PTD Image of the Year. Awards will now consist of one 8x10 Gold Medal Plaque with a medal, engraved plate and a reproduction of the winning image for Image of the Year. There will also be additional 4x6 Silver medal plaques given: one per every hundred entries or portion thereof. The winning image may be shown at the PSA Annual Photo Festival Conference, will be displayed on the PSA web site, and published in the PSA Journal. The Award is presented to the winner, if present, at the PSA Annual Photo Festival. The PTD Image of the Year award is mailed if the recipient cannot attend the conference.