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35th Annual Jasper Fall/Butterfly Fest Photography Contest

EAST TEXAS PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AMATEUR, AND JUNIOR DIVISIONS

Sponsored By Hamburger Depot

“Lake Living on Sam Rayburn”

Some photos may be chosen to hang on the walls at the Hamburger Depot

at Sam Rayburn. Names should be added to the photos after the contest if they are chosen.

Prize packages as well as ribbons will be given to the winners

First, Second, Third, and Honorable mention.

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Amateur Division Rules

SPECIFICATIONS:

1) Photos must not be smaller than 8x8 or larger than 8x12 and must be matted; ONLY 11x14 Black or White mats may be used. NO OVAL OR DECORATIVE MATS PLEASE. NO DOUBLE MATTING. NO EXCEPTIONS. If your mat or picture does not meet requirements, it will not be included in the competition, but WILL be displayed during the Festival.

2) NO FRAMED photos will be accepted.

3) Each entry must have an Official Entry Form attached to the back of the photo.

4) $3.00 entry fee for each photo submitted. Checks should be made payable to the East Texas Photography Club.

5) Entries must be received by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 No Exceptions!!!

6) Entries may be mailed to: Or had delivered:

East Texas Photography Club Jasper Chamber of Commerce or Jasper Public Library

c/o Katie Beaver 500 South Wheeler St. 175 Water St.

2555 Co Rd. 509 www.jaspercoc.org Jasper, TX 75956

Kirbyville, Texas 75956 409-384-2762 409- 384-3791

Check or exact change only please

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All mail-in entries must have return postage in the form of stamps, or return mailing label and a return mailing container with room for ribbons if you win.

7) Each photograph must be the work of the person submitting that photograph. There is no limit to the number of photos that may be submitted in the adult categories.

8) The contest is open to all photographers; youth may enter in the adult category if they prefer.

9) Neither the East Texas Photography Club or the Jasper/Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber of Commerce will not accept responsibility for any lost or damaged; HOWEVER, utmost care will be taken with all photos.

10) Judging will be based on originality, creativity, composition, quality and visual impact. The choice of category is the decision of the photographer, PLEASE TAKE CARE WHEN CHECKING YOUR CATEGORY. If there is no selected category it will be left to the discretion of the Club.

11) A cash award of $50 and a ribbon will be awarded to the Best of Show. Ribbons will be given in each category for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention, and a Viewers Choice ribbon will be awarded Saturday.

12) Any photo may be entered that has not previously won a ribbon in the Fall Fest Photo Contest.

13) Photos must be left on display for the duration of Fall Fest, Saturday, October 19, 2017. Photographers can generally pick up photos starting about 3:30 pm. (earlier if weather causes early dismissal for vendors) It is the responsibility of the photographers to pick up their photos in a timely manner either at the festival or at a designated location within two weeks of the festival.

For further information about the Fall Fest Photography Contest, or Kate Beaver at 409 489 3987

2019 Official Entry Form 35th Annual Fall /Butterfly Fest Photography Contest

Adult Division

Name: __________________________________ Email: ___@__________

Address: _____________________________________________ Phone 1____________________

City______________________________ State _____Zip_________ Phone 2 ___________________

Photo Title: _________________________________________________

Categories:

Nature/Landscape: Those pictures include landscapes, outdoor scenic, nature images, sunsets, urban landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, and farms etc. These images showcase outdoor beauty.

______Animals/ Birds: Those pictures include Domestic, Farm, and Wildlife

______Butterflies/Moths: Jasper is the Butterfly capital of Texas of course we have to have this category. Enjoy.

______ Flowers/Plants: Focus on the plant or part of the plant; the tree not the forest. Interesting, unique and beautiful pictures of plants and flowers, photographed in the studio, or in an arrangement on a table at any angle of view.

______ Black & White: Includes Monotone, Sepia.

______ Digital Art: This category is images created or drastically altered in software like Photoshop®. Images greatly manipulated with software filters, photos stitched in panoramic. This category is exclusively showcasing such art. All parts of the photo must have been taken by the photographer.

______ Macro: Getting in Close. Detail photos might me of a knot or a lock, an abstract close up. Anything goes as long as it is a tight composition of a detail.

______ Misc: When it doesn’t fit in any other category.

______ People: Groups and Individuals

______ Sponsored: Lake Living on Sam Rayburn

2019 Official Rules

35th Annual Jasper Fall/Butterfly Fest Photography Contest

Sponsored by the EAST TEXAS PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

JUNIOR DIVISION

(Ages 17 and Under)

1) Photos must not be smaller than 8x8 or larger than 8x12 and must be matted; ONLY 11x14 Black or White mats may be used. NO OVAL OR DECORATIVE MATS PLEASE. NO DOUBLE MATTING. NO EXCEPTIONS. If your mat or picture does not meet requirements, it will not be included in the competition, but WILL be displayed during the Festival.

2) NO FRAMED photos will be accepted.

3) The contest is open to ages 17 and under. There will be awards for 2 age groups: 4-12 years old; and ages 13-17 years.

4) Participants in the 13-17 age division may enter the Adult Division if they prefer, please use the ADULT entry form.

5) Each entry must have an Official Entry Form attached to the back of the photo.

6) The theme is “OPEN”(any subject). Any photo may be entered that HAS NOT PREVIOUSLY won an award in any East Texas Photography Club Fall Fest Photo Contest.

7) $3.00 entry fee for each photo submitted. Checks should be made payable to East Texas Photography Club.

8) A cash award of $25 will be awarded to the Best of Show in the Junior Division, and ribbons will be given for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and honorable mention.

9) Limit of five (5) photos per junior division contestant. (NO LIMITS if entering the adult categories.) Entries must be received by 4:00pm October 15, 2019

10) Entries may be mailed to: Or had delivered:

East Texas Photography Club Jasper Chamber of Commerce or Jasper Public Library c/o Katie Beaver 500 South Wheeler St. 175 Water St. 2555 Co Rd. 509 www.jaspercoc.org Jasper, TX 75956 Kirbyville, Texas 75956 409-384-2762 409- 384-3791

Check or exact change only please

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All mail-in entries must have return postage in the form of stamps, or return mailing label and a return mailing container with room for ribbons if you win.

11) This Official Entry form must be attached to the back of each photo entered. Photos must be left on display for the duration of Fall Fest and picked up at the end of the day, October 19, 2019. Photographers can generally pick up photos starting about 3:30 pm. (earlier if weather causes early dismissal for vendors) It is the responsibility of the photographers to pick up their photos in a timely manner either at the festival or at a designated location within two weeks of the festival.

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Official Entry Form—Junior Division-Fall/Butterfly Fest Photography Contest 2018

Name:________________________________________Age:________DOB____________________

Address:_____________________________________________________Phone 1________________

City _____________________________________State: ____Zip_______ Phone 2________________

Parent or Guardian:_________________________________________________

Email address:_____________________________________________________

Description or Title of Photo:__________________________________________________________

______ Sponsored Category (Please Check for Sponsored Category)

For further information about the Fall Fest Photography Contest, Katie Beaver at 409 489 3987