Delmarva on View Photography Contest Sponsored by The Friends of the Lewes Public Library

by Dave on April 25, 2010

This contest is open to photographers of all abilities and ages. Professional and non professional photographers, film or digital. Children up to age 18 and adults will compete separately.

The Library wants to to see Delmarva on view so your images must have been photographed in the Delmarva geographic area.

Historic lewes
Wildlife (flora and faunae)
Regional (Delmarva)
Black and whites
Student (12-18 years of age)
Student (12 years of age or younger)
Contest Details:

Entries accepted beginning Saturday, May 8 until Saturday, May 22 during normal library hours. Library hours can be found on our website:

Each entry must be submitted framed. The outer dimension (OD) of the frame (not image) should not be larger than 11″x14″.

Each entry should submit two copies of the entry form available here: PHOTO ENTRY FORM One copy must be attached to entry.

The cost to enter the contest is $5.00 per participant with a maximum of three entries per photographer. Cash or check only. Checks made payable to the Friends of Lewes Library.

Payment must be included with your submitted photos.

Submitted photographs will be judged by a panel of three eminent art professionals during the week of June 7th. Awards will be made for first place and honorable mentions for second and third place in each of the six subject categories and in all age categories. The Grand Prize winner will have the opportunity to take a digital photography workshop or Lewes Photo Walk with local freelance photographer Judy G. Rolfe. The Grand Prize winner will also receive a cash prize from the Friends of Lewes Library.

Sales are encouraged during the show with 60% going to the photographer and 40% going to the Friends of Lewes Library. Checks from sales will go out no later than September 30th.

**Entries will be accepted beginning Saturday, May 8th at the library located at 111 Adams Street Lewes DE. 19958 during normal business hours. Library hours are on our website: **

Participants will be asked to sign a photo release form at the time of registration. Photos may be used in future publicity and/or appear in library publications or website.

**The deadline for entry is Saturday, May 22th and the awards will be announced Saturday, June 12th 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the opening reception.

All entries will be on view at the library beginning June 12, 2010. Show closes Saturday July 31, 2010. Pick up of images August 2 through September 11. Those entries not retrieved by September 11 will become the property of the Lewes Public Library.

**PLEASE NOTE: The Library assumes no liability for lost or damaged photos during the exhibit.

For further inquiries please contact Judy Rolfe at (302)644-4458 or

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