The Buckhannon Upshur Camera Club in concert with the West Virginia Strawberry Festival announces the 2018 Photography Contest guidelines. Amateur adult and youth photographers are invited to prepare photos to be displayed in the following classes: Things or Places, Monochrome, Nature, Wild and Wonderful WV, General and Youth General.
The entry fee for adult participants is $4. Youth entry fees are being sponsored by the generosity of the Upshur County Arts Alliance. The photos selected as “Best of Show”, first-, second- and third-place in all classes will receive a ribbon and cash prize. Honorable mention ribbons are also awarded by the judges. These awards will be presented at the photographers’ reception on Wednesday May 16.
Special ribbons will be placed for People’s Choice, Queen’s Choice, Strawberry Teen’s Choice, King’s Choice, and President’s Choice. These ribbons are awarded during the contest and will be hung after selections are made by Strawberry Royalty.
The BUCC thanks the Record Delta for their sponsorship of this contest. The deadline for entries is Friday May 4. For additional information and an entry form, please visit www.wvstrawberryfestival.com or the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/BUCameraClub/ The exhibit will be held as a part of the WV Strawberry Festival at the following location and times: Location: Upshur County Senior Center, 2 Senior Drive, Buckhannon WV
Exhibit dates are Wednesday, May 16. from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, at 6 p.m., Exhibitor’s Reception and Awards, Thursday, May 17, from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday, May 18 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m..
Submitted by Sandra Miller, BU Camera Club Secretary [email protected] 304-472-8260.