This year-round program encourages Club members ages 6 to 18 to learn and practice black-and-white, color, digital and alternative process photography.

The ImageMakers National Photography Program Resource Guide is full of fun, creative activity ideas for three skill levels, contains a brief, user-friendly guide for advisors and details information about the annual photography contest that provides local, regional and national recognition.

Club members’ photographs selected at the contest’s national level are exhibited at BGCA’s National Conference and other events.  

Each winning artist’s work is featured in a virtual gallery on the ImageMakers Web site, The site also features resources, tools and fun, interactive activities designed to enhance Club members’ experience with photography.

Through the ImageMakers National Photography Contest, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Sony Electronics are encouraging youth at Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide to explore the latest in photography arts. Check out this video to see how Club youth are building their skills in photography, digital arts and self-expression.