Monday, September 12, 2011

2011 HCC Photo Contest

The HCC family is challenging you to take your best shot at photography and submit your best photo(s) in the first ever HCC Photo Contest this fall.

http://www.haywood.edu/photo_contest

Eligibility
HCC Family: Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni and past or present Board Members.

Juror: Ed Kelley
Ed was born and raised in Waynesville, North Carolina. At 19, he acquired his first 35mm camera and took it everywhere. After a couple of degrees in forestry and biology (he is an HCC alumni 1976), Ed spent over a year living on Mt. Mitchell, where he served as naturalist and pursued his interest in photography. Although his interests range from wildlife to macro photography, capturing the moods of ever-changing light has always intrigued him.

Categories
•Landscape/Nature
•Portrait
•Animals/Wildlife
•Sports/Action
•Digital Art (photo manipulation)
•Photojournalism
•Other

Cash Awards for
•Grand Prize
•People’s Choice
(People’s Choice winner chosen by the community - vote for your favorite)
Winners and selected work will be displayed on the HCC campus and website for one year.

General Contest Rules
•All submissions must be made through HCC website
•Limit 3 entries per photographer
•Photographs must be appropriate for family audiences
•Must be original work
•Photographer must have appropriate permission(s)
* HCC Photo Committee members are ineligible

Calendar
•8/15/11 thru 10/20/11 (midnight) Entry period
•10/26/11 - Notification of selected works emailed
•10/26/11 thru 11/17/11 - Vote for People’s Choice Winner
•11/17/11 - Deadline for receipt of selected works
•12/01/11 - Opening celebration and Awards ceremony, 3:00-5:00 pm, HCC library

Entry Procedure
There is no entry fee!

Entrants my submit up to three (3) original photographs completed in the last three years. Selections will be made from digital images in the form of jpeg files - no slides and no PowerPoint shows.

Photo Contest Entry Form

You will need the following information to complete your entry:
•Name
•Phone Number
•Address
•e-mail
•Relationship with HCC (faculty, staff, student, alumni, or board member)
•Current Student, graduation date, year of attendance/employment
•Status (professional or amateur)
•Agreement - terms and conditions of this contest
•Small photo of self
•Option to list personal website
•Option to receive the HCC newsletter
Image Submission Recomendations
•Images should be in sRGB or grayscale
•Print quality jpeg
•File name must be photographers name_title of photo (for example: JohnDoe_Untitled.jpg)
Invite all your family and friends to vote for the People’s Choice Winner

Exhibition
The Committee and Juror(s) will determine the selection of photographs for the exhibition (all decisions by the committee are final). The selected artists will receive notification by email on October 26th. Selected work must be delivered, ready to hang, by November 17th. The photographs will be on display at HCC campus for one year.

Exhibition Requirements
•Minimum photo size - 14 inches on longest edge
•Mat color should be white
•Frame should be black
•Wire hangers only (no sawtooth hangers)

Questions
•Rules and Regulations
•email: lljohnson@haywood.edu

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