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The 23rd Annual Amateur Photography Contest

The Annual Amateur Photography competition is now closed!  
Photographs of County locations and residents were accepted and judged on effective composition, originality, interest, technique and relevance of the subject matter.  The subject categories included Montgomery County... By Day,  By Night, Landmarks, Her People, and persons At Work. There was also an optional Youth category for those aged 18 and younger who wish to be judged against each other.

arrow pointer WHO MAY ENTER?

Photographs were taken in Montgomery County by a Montgomery County resident and submitted by the individual who took the photo. Applications were mailed to photo clubs, photo processing and photo equipment stores, regional service centers, high school and middle school's that offer photography classes, in addition to public libraries, senior and recreation centers. 

arrow pointer  EXPLANATION OF CATEGORIES:

There are six (6) designated categories that provides the residents of the County with an opportunity to show off their photography skills and beauty of the County.  This annual contest celebrates the physical and natural features of the County as well as its residents. 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY...

BY  DAY
LANDMARKS
BY NIGHT

Photos taken outdoors during the day that depicts something fun, beautiful or exciting during daylight hours.

Photos taken outdoors of a natural or manmade commonly recognized landmark or scene.

Photos taken outdoors that depicts something fun, beautiful or exciting during nighttime hours.

HER PEOPLE AT WORK OPTIONAL - YOUTH
 
Photos taken of one or more persons involved in County activites, close-up or distant, showing leisure activity, productivity, or community service. Photos taken of one or more persons at work, contributing to the livability and splendor of our County.

This category will allow only those age 18 and younger to participate and compete against each other.

 

arrow pointer  WHO JUDGED THE PHOTOS?

Photographs were judged by accomplished local photographers in the area who volunteered their time and expertise.  The judging was based on originality, interest of subject matter, visual appeal, and consistency with the chosen categorical theme. 

arrow pointer  WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT AN AWARDS CEREMONY AND PRESENTED AN AWARD AND GIFT!

Winners will be presented with an award and gift at a special Awards Ceremony and Reception scheduled in mid-October of 2014.

Winner Accepting Award 
Photo Display of Other Entries Winner Display

arrow pointer PARTNERSHIPS / SPONSORS:


Thanks to the Bethesda Urban Partnership in partnership with Bethesda Florist for donating the beautiful centerpieces at the awards ceremony.

 

arrow pointer PAST PHOTOGRAPHY WINNERS:

  • 2011 Winners Index of Individual winners and their photographs


     

 Questions? Contact the Community Outreach office
by phone 240-777-7155 or email mcdot.outreach@montgomerycountymd.gov.

     

 

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