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Nature Photo Contest at BFEC

When:
September 25, 2019 @ 1:36 pm – October 14, 2019 @ 2:36 pm
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Where:
BFEC Resource Center
9781 Laymon Road
Gambier
Contact:
740-427-5050

We are now accepting submissions of nature photos for the 22nd Annual Nature Photo Contest.  See below for details.

Children & Adult Divisions

  • Photos must be delivered byMonday, October 14 to the BFEC Resource Center at 9781 Laymon Road, Gambier.  Entry forms will be available and photos may be dropped-off anytime in the building breeze-way.
  • Each participant may submit up to 3 photos, and must pay a flat-rate $10 entry fee.  ($10/person rate applies regardless of number of photos).
  • Please restrict entries to those depicting Knox County nature.  Photos may feature close-up shots, landscapes, and everything in between so long as   natural elements are focal points.  Photos may also depict people interacting with nature and the positive or negative outcomes of those interactions.
  • Photos must be  mounted on mat board or foam core.  No framed entries will be accepted.
  • There is no minimum photo size, although entries that are at least 8×10” are recommended.  Photographs should not exceed 14″ in any dimension, and mat size should not exceed 16 x 20”.
  • No composite digital photos, please.  (Photos may be digitally altered in the following ways: cropping, adjusting contrast, exposure, brightness, etc. Prints should not contain layered objects from multiple images.)
  • All entries will be displayed during a photo contest show on Saturday, October 19th, during the BFEC Harvest Festival (12-4pm).
  • A panel of judges will select three winners.  Winners will be posted as the Harvest Festival ends.  Cash awards will be offered: 1st Prize – $50;  2nd Prize – $30;  3rd Prize – $20
  • Harvest Festival visitors will select “People’s Choice” winners on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 12-2pm.  Winners will be posted as the festival ends.
  • The show will remain up through November 9th.  Participants may pick-up photos from November 11 – 15.  The BFEC is not responsible for prints left at the center after this period.

 

Student Division

  • College students enrolled full-time at any college or university are invited to submit up to 3 entries per person electronically.  Photographs will be displayed via a continuous slide show at the BFEC Harvest Festival.  Students opting to submit photos via prints will be entered into the “adult” division above.
  • A panel of judges will select three winners.  Cash awards will be offered: 1st Prize – $50;  2nd Prize – $30;  3rd Prize – $20
  • There is no fee to submit photos.  Limit entries to three per person, each not to exceed 10 MB.
  • Photos may be submitted tofoxm@kenyon.edu, no later than Monday, October 14
  • Please restrict entries to those depicting Knox County nature.  Photos may feature close-up shots, landscapes, and everything in between as long as natural elements are focal points.
  • No composite digital photos, please. (Photos may be digitally altered in the following ways: cropping, adjusting contrast, exposure, brightness, etc. Prints should not contain layered objects from multiple images.)

 

Information

Contact our office at 740-427-5050 or foxm@kenyon.edu.  Guidelines also available at bfec.kenyon.edu

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