AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Details about our 3rd annual Amateur Photography contest will be announced summer of 2020. Thank you to everyone who participated and submitted photos for 2019!

ELIGIBILITY
Amateur photographers may enter up to two photographs that were taken during 2019. There will be one winner in each of the following categories, as well as one fan favorite and one grand prize winner. The categories are Children (ages 6 – 11) Color, Children Black/White, Teen (ages 12 – 17) Color, Teen Black/White, Adult (age 18 and up) Color and Adult Black/White.

Photographs must be original. Only basic editing (such as cropping, adjustment of brightness and color saturation, and red-eye reduction) will be allowed. No extensive Photoshop work or special effects. Any type of camera or device may be used to take the photograph.

It is the artist’s responsibility to obtain releases from subjects in portraits.

Milton Public Library has the right to refuse to display an entry based upon questionable content, e.g. nudity is not allowed.

All entries must be printed or developed on photo paper. A minimum size of 5 x 7 inches is required, but no larger than 11 x 14 inches. Entries should NOT be framed or mounted. Entries must have the identification label provided filled out and attached to the back of the print. The library may decide to mount prints to mat board for display purposes.

JUDGING
This is a juried competition. Our judges are professional photographers who volunteer their time for this event. We appreciate, and are grateful for, their donated time.

Pictured above: 2018’s Grand Prize Winner
Redtail hawk captured by Janet.

Pictured above: 2019’s Grand Prize Winner
Dragonfly captured by Samantha F.

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