Rabbit in nature

Submissions of nature photos are being accepted for the 22nd annual Knox County Nature Photo Contest.

Children & Adult Divisions

· Photos must be delivered by Monday, Oct. 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 8x10” 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 to foxm@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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