Share photos showing why you LOVE Oakland and PICk it to live, work, eat, play or shop.

Any picture will be accepted as long as it was taken on Oakland soil or taken from another city looking at Oakland.

Entry Limit

1 entry per participant and please keep it real.

Photo Format

Color, Black and White, edited formats are accepted. Post processing is allowed.

Min 240ppi to optimize prints. Max print size is 13×19.


We will consider the number of votes, likes and comments on the entries as preliminary criteria for the top 10 finalists.

The contest submissions will be judged based on creativity, originality and in accordance to the contest theme.

Judges’ PICk winner will be chosen by our panel of judges and People’s PICk winner will selected through a ballot during the September 4th

This is Oakland Book Signing & Pic Oakland Reception


From August 10 until August 31, 2014 you may vote for your favorite PICs once daily.


By entering this contest you accept the standard Terms of Use


You maintain the rights to all of your submissions and grant PIC Oakland and partners

the right to display your submission on their websites and promotional materials.