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National Photography Month in Milwaukee - May 2012

May 2012 is National Photography month in the US. Organizations all around will be celebrating this very popular passtime with many contests, events and special offers. Photographers in Milwaukee and nationwide can enjoy some of the following:

Participate in the month long scavenger hunt by V7N Technology Blog which is open to photographers of all levels. There are 17 words to be found and photographed. They must all have been taken during the 31 days of May 2012. They can be taken on separate days or all on one day. Submit for an opportunity to win a $100 gift certificate or a V7N directory submission. has a sale on 8 x 10 prints.

Watch for an American Photography Association photo contest later this month. has a month of specials on various camera equipment, books, lenses, etc.

New England School of Photography has a weekly contest going on right now with the first week having been completed. Check out their website to participate. photo contest is a daily contest where one picture submitted during the day will be selected as photo of the day. At the end of the month all photos of the day can be voted on for the best photo of the month. has some contest/giveaways for facebook users.

Whether you participate in these events or not, spring is here and it is a perfect time to get out and warm up the camera again with wonderful creations that Milwaukee has to offer.

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