You are invited to capture the beauty of nature found within the state of South Carolina and enter your best color and black & white photographs in the “unearth Amateur Photography Contest”. Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category.
ENTRIES ACCEPTED: NOW – August 26, 2012
Entry forms and fee(s) may be hand delivered to the Environmental Education Center from 9am to 5pm daily or mailed to:
Saluda Shoals Park
Attn: Alex Beck
5605 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC 29212
ENTRY DEADLINE: 5pm, August 26, 2012. Entry forms and fee(s) must accompany entries.
ENTRY FEE: $5 per print for adults, $3 per print for juniors (ages 14 and under).
Cash or check only. Make checks payable to: Saluda Shoals Park
DIVISIONS: Adult and Junior (ages 14 and younger).
CATEGORIES: Photographs must be taken of Nature in South Carolina!
1. General Nature: Color photographs of plants, animals or natural landscapes.
2. Digital Creativity: Images (color or black & white) that have been scanned and digitally altered. Examples of post-processing enhancement or manipulations include: added or removed elements; painting; combining or rearranging images; and/or cloning elements.
SUBMISSIONS: Photographer may submit a maximum of six (4) photographs. No more than two (2) photographs may be submitted by anyone in a single category.
WINNING PHOTOGRAPHS: All winners are determined by a Juried Panel.
Cash prizes will be awarded in each category as follows:
Award Adult Division Junior Division
1st place $75 $50
2nd place $50 $30
3rd place $30 $20
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.
AWARDS CEREMONY: Environmental Education Center at Saluda Shoals Park. Winners will be announced and prizes awarded. Light refreshments will be served.
CONTEST EXHIBIT: All qualifying entries will be on display Oct 1 – 7, 2012 at the Environmental Education Center at Saluda Shoals Park.
GO TO (www.unearthsaluda.org) TO PRINT AN APPLICATION
Questions? Call Alex Beck at 803/213-2054