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Think you have a photo that's captured the vast scenery or the rich culture and heritage of Albuquerque? Contact with your photo and we'll consider your work for publication in print, web, mobile or other mediums to promote tourism to Albuquerque.

Acceptance of your photo includes photo credit. That means: your name and your art potentially reaching local, global, and even regional audiences!


  • Showcase a facet of Albuquerque in a positive manner.
  • At least 5' x 7' at 300dpi or 2100 x 1500 pixels.
  • Taken in Albuquerque or within a 50-mile radius of the city.
  • Accompanied by a short description, including the location where photo was taken, the name of the event where the photo was taken.
  • Upon request, you must be able to provide model release or location release forms if you have taken photos where the person is clearly the subject of the image.


Description: This is a photo of my family at the Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta. Taken at the Balloon Fiesta Park in 2012.


Abiding by the following tips will improve your chance of your photo being selected.

  • If you are planning a photo shoot, consider the topics below. There is a higher likelihood of your photo being selected if you have captured content we need, especially active shots of people in Albuquerque:
    • Local food and fares
    • Skiing
    • Golfing
    • Ballooning
  • Please be respectful of pueblo rules. Many pueblos have specific guidelines for photography. Written proof of permission for photos taken on pueblos will be requested.
  • Capture shots of people in action, performing tasks, or in their natural environment.
  • Consider taking your photo from a unique perspective.
  • Include negative space in your composition.
  • Have fun!