Big Blue Photography Contest: Entry Deadline is May 4

3rd Annual Big Blue Photography Contest – 2018
Sponsored by Brookport Betterment Committee

The contest is open to residents in counties along the Ohio River in Illinois and Kentucky.
Divisions for entry are: 

  1. Ohio River Scenic Byway, which includes landscapes, flowers and animals
  2. People
  3. Inanimate Objects, such as architecture or buildings
  4. Black & White
  5. 62910 Spotlight, photos of Brookport and Unionville areas
  6. Around the World, photos that don’t fit other categories
  7. Junior Photos, taken by children ages 14 and under

There is a $3 fee per entry with no limit on the number of entries. The Junior Division has a $1 fee per entry. Photos are judged on the quality of composition, creativity, and the use of photographic technique. Ribbons will be awarded for first, second and third place winners.

Photos must be matted for hanging purposes, no glass please. Photos may either be 5×7 or 8×10. The person submitting the photo must be the one who took the picture. Each photograph submitted should have the location of the picture taken, the division in which it is to be entered and the name, address and phone number written on the back of the matting for unbiased judging.

Friday, May 4, 2018
Deadline for Submissions

5:00 p.m.
Brookport Library, 7415 S US Hwy 45, Brookport, IL
Bring your photographs and payment to the library during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m.

May 16 through May 21
People’s Choice Voting

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Mon.-Fri. only)
Brookport Library, 7415 S US Hwy 45, Brookport, IL
People’s Choice Award will be determined by public voting at 25 cents per vote during normal business hours on Monday-Friday. These fees will help fund the projects of the Brookport Betterment Committee. The juried photos will be on display from May 16-31.

Tuesday, May 22
Contest Reception
6 – 8 p.m.
The reception is being held to recognize the local talent taking photographs of the surrounding area. The People’s Choice Award will be announced determined by the public voting.

The Brookport Betterment Committee reserves the right to use credited photographs on their website or organizational material. All proceeds will be used to complete their community projects.

All photos must be picked up after June 15th when the show closes.

For information, call 618-564-2846.