Environmental Photo Competition Calls for Entries

(BINGHAMTON-NY) The Broome County Environmental Management Council (EMC), a citizen’s advisory group to County government, invites amateur photographers and local high school students to submit photographs of Broome County’s environment for the 2010 Joyce K.L. Smith Environmental Photography Show & Competition. The purpose is to raise awareness about Broome County’s natural and cultural environments.

Entrants may submit up to three (3) photographs for consideration in five (5) categories: wildlife, plant life, natural landscape, cultural landscape, and people in action. A panel of professionals will select one (1) winner and up to five (5) runners-up in each category.  The best submission from a local high school student will also receive recognition.  The entry deadline is Wednesday, March 10.
Co-sponsors Silver Image Photographics, Garland Gallery, Che Bella! Fine Framing, and Beveled Edge Frame Shop will provide prizes. Winners and those receiving honorable mention will be exhibited at the Broome County Library during May and June. An opening reception and awards ceremony will be Wednesday, May 12 from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Library.
Guidelines and official entry forms are available at all co-sponsor locations or by calling the EMC office at 607-778-2116 or visiting www.gobroomecounty.com/emc


02/17/2010 - 10:26am