The Salon is an annual member only photography competition and exhibit of the Photographic Section of the Academy of Science and Arts of Pittsburgh. The Photo Section is a photography club that has been continually meeting since 1885. The Salon has been held annually since 1886.
Currently, the Salon is limited to members and has 12 categories for Print and Digital images. The categories include Landscape, Travel, Macro, Street, and Photojournalism. among others. The images are judged by individuals not affiliated with the club. Awards are given. The exhibition is open to the public on the last day of the