Lakeway Photo Festival

The LPF2023_InstaCity of Lakeway Arts Committee announces the 21st Annual Lakeway Photo Festival.

Celebrating its 21st year, the Lakeway Photo Festival showcases both the unique beauty of our area and the amazing talents of our local photographers. This year the photo categories include Artistic, Community, Nature (Sky, Water and Greenery), Pets and Wildlife (Deer, Birds and Critters) plus a brand new category celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Lakeway called Heritage. Amateur and professional photographers are encouraged to enter. All photos must be taken in the City of Lakeway and by residents within the Lake Travis ISD area. Submit your entries starting April 1 and ending May 20, 2023. Awards reception will be held Sunday June 11 at the Lakeway Activity Center from 4-5pm.

HOW TO ENTER: It is easy to participate! Fill out the Online Entry Form and submit a hi-resolution digital photo through this form, which opens April 1: (  

Please read the Rules, Terms and Conditions before entering. One photo per entry form and maximum six entries per photographer. Entries must be received by May 20, 2023 at 5pm

There will be a first place award and honorable mention in each category. Winners will receive published recognition. Scroll down to see some of the past winners. Questions? Email

2022 Photo Festival Winners

Artistic Category: William Hawkins, The Mushroom House

Community Category: Joseph Stallone, Early Morning Ski Trip on Lake Travis 

Foodie Category: Lane Dent, Baked with Care


Nature Category: Ryan Korsgard, Lake Daze 

Pets Category: Alyson Stringer, Like Honey Against the Gray

Wildlife Category: Randall Davis, Coyote 

2021 Photo Festival Winners

Nature Category: Bill Galloway, Fall Along Hamilton Creek

Nature Category Honorable Mention: Bill Galloway, Lakeway Pioneer WinterNature-HonorableMention-1024x731

Wildlife Category: Keith Everill, Female Ruby Throated HummingbirdWildlife-Winner-1024x731

Wildlife Category Honorable Mention: Bill Galloway, Egret TakeoffWildlife-HonorableMention

Artistic Category: Randall Davis, Fishing in the FogArtistic-Winner-1024x683

Artistic Category Honorable Mention: Randall Davis, Malabar OverlookArtistic-HonorableMention-1024x683

Community Category: Joe Bain, Lakeway SnowCommunity-Winner-1024x682

Community Category Honorable Mention: Gayle Leonard, Chalk Your Walk Artist

Student Category: Chloe Storm, Explosion of ColorStudent-Winner

Student Category Honorable Mention: Aanchal Narayan, A Glimpse of HoliStudent-HonorableMention-1024x683

2019 Photo Festival Winners

Grand Prize: Joe Bain, Hurst CreekHurst Creel - cr

Nature Category: Bill Galloway, Meditation Bench by City Park Wildflower MeadowBill Galloway's photo of a bench in the middle of a field of wildflowers by the lake.

Youth Category: Halle Gray, Kayaking on the LakeCity Park Kayaking