Amateur Photography Contest

06/01/2019 9:00 AM
07/15/2019 9:00 AM
07/25/2019 9:00 PM
Other Info: 
Entries due July 15-25

Showcase your photography skills during our Amateur Photography Contest at the library. Photos may be submitted to the Adult and Teen Information Desk anytime between Monday July 15 and Thursday July 25 (9 AM - 9 PM). No late entries will be accepted. Winners will be announced, and all photos unveiled, at a special awards reception on Tues., July 30 at 7 PM.

Please note contest rules as listed below:

•For teens (ages 12-18) and adults over 18.

•Maximum of two photos per person may be submitted. 

•Three categories: People, Flora & Fauna (plants and animals), and Landscapes.

•Photos must be 5x7” size and matted in an 8x10” matte board (no foam core). Use a separate entry form for each entry and tape completed form to the back of the board. A sample matte board is available at the Information Desk.

•Judges may recategorize photos if necessary.

We will have three prizes per category, per age group. Prizes are compliments of the Friends of the Library:

First Place:.........................$20 Adult Best in Show...........$100

Second Place:...................$15 Teen Best in Show...............$75

Third Place:.......................$10  New award: Steven Pierce Memorial People's Choice Award........$50

All entrants are invited to the Awards Reception on July 30. Photos will be on display in the library through August 6. Winning photographers will be contacted about submitting a digital copy of their photo for display on the library’s website and online Flickr photostream. Photographs remain property of the entrants and must be picked up at the Information Desk beginning August 8. Any photos not picked up by August 31 will be discarded. Entry forms are available at the Information Desk or by downloading the attachments below. This program is cosponsored by Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.