Jun 26, 2012
6/26/2012 04:13:00 PM Blue Bag Media No comments
GREENVILLE – This year’s Annie Oakley Days Photo Shoot Out is being sponsored by Timothy Clopp Photography of Arcanum and will consist of five categories: Portrait, Landscape, Architecture, Enhanced, and Misc. Prizes will be awarded to first, second, third and honorable mention in each category as well as a Best of Show and an Annie’s pick award.
Entries will be taken at the Fine Arts building at the fairgrounds on July 24, 4-7 p.m., and on July 25, 9-11 a.m. Doors will close promptly on Wednesday at 11 a.m. for judging. Entries must be hung for the duration of the festival. All entries and prize money must be picked up July 29, 1-3 p.m.
Participants may enter up to five original works, only one entry per category. All work must be original and must not contain nudity. Amateurs and professionals will be judged together. Prints are required to be framed, ready to hand with screw eyes and wire hanger. No SAWTOOTH hangers allowed. Print must be no smaller than 8x10 and no larger than 20x24. Prints may be printed on standard photography paper only. Examples include Matte, Glossy, Authentic Black and White. No metallic or pearl paper, texture coatings, metals, or acrylics permitted. Prints may be mounted (Foam board, Masonite, etc.) but will not be taken into account for judging. Prints may be matted. Glass is optional, non-glare glass is recommended. All photographs and artwork must not have been shown previously in the Annie Oakley Days Photography Shoot Out. Each entry must contain the following: Artist’s name, address, phone number, age group, and category. This information must be placed on the back of the photograph with an arrow to indicate the top of the photo.
Buy a weekend pass before the festival for $2 for access to everything.
The complete schedule of events for the Annie Oakley Festival is available at www.annieoakleyfestival.org or visit their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/annieoakleyfestival.The Annie Oakley Festival is supported by a $500 grant from the Darke County Visitors Bureau, visit the bureau’s website, www.VisitDarkeCounty.org.