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***Plattsmouth Garden Club

Photo Contest

September 8-10, 2016
at the First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 702 Main Street, Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Photography Contest Rules

A Plattsmouth Garden Club Photo Contest is scheduled for the first Thursday, Friday and Saturday following Labor Day in September.  Entries are submitted on Thursday from 3:00-6:30pm.  Public viewing is not allowed during judging.  The public may view and vote on the entries on Friday from 8:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday from 8:00am to 12:00pm.


Pick up photos on Saturday between 12:30 and 1:30pm

For Photo Contest Rules, please tap the rules apertureRules camera lens

For Entry Form, please tap the camerablinking camera

 The Photo Contest Rules and Entry Form are also available on the Plattsmouth Garden Club
 Facebook page.

Pictures are located on the Photo Gallery page on this web site and also on the Plattsmouth Garden Club Facebook page.

The 2016 theme is “Going Green”.  You can enter a photo of almost anything.  Photos must be suitable for viewing by all age groups, so please no mature themes.   We reserve the right to reject unacceptable photos.  All photographs must be the personal work of the entrant.


Photos may be 4x6 or 5x7 inches, or a square up to 6x6 inches.  Photos of the wrong size or subject matter may be posted in an Exhibition Only area if an entry fee is paid.  However, they will not be assigned a voting number.


There is a $1.00 entry fee per photo, $5.00 for up to 8 photos, $10.00 for up to 15 photos or $15.00 for up to 25 photos in the Adult category.  Children and Teen divisions pay 50 cents per photo.  Please attach a completed entry form to the back of one photograph.


Photos should be unframed and un-matted.  A printed frame that is part of the photo is allowed.


Any kind of retouching or manipulation is allowed as long as we can tell the photo conforms to the theme.  Any editing must be done by the photographer entering the photo.


There are three divisions:  Children (up to and including age 12), Teens (Ages 13-19) and Adults (20 and up).


If you have other questions, email, ,or call 402-676-5112.

The Popular Choice winning photos will be determined by the number of votes the entrant receives from the public.  The public may vote from Friday, 8:00am-6:00pm and Saturday 8:00am-12:00pm.  The winning photo in each division will be printed in the Plattsmouth Journal.  If space allows, other winning photos may be published.  Please note the Journal may spread the publication of winning photos over two or three issues.   First through 4th place photos will be posted on the Plattsmouth Garden Club web site and on the Plattsmouth Garden Club Facebook page.


The pictures will also be judged by a professional photographer.  He/She will select winning photos from each of the three divisions and a Best in Show.  The top picture from each division and the Best in Show will also be published in the Journal. 


Enter in person at the First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall 702 Main St., Plattsmouth, NE from 3:00pm to 6:30PM on Thursday.

If you want to enter by mail, send your photos, attached entry form, and the appropriate fee (refer to rules above)  to “PGC Photo Contest”, 14819 Ferry Glen Dr., Plattsmouth, NE 68048.  Photos must arrive before Thursday.


Photos should be picked up on Saturday, between 12:30 and 1:30.  You may also provide a self addressed stamped envelope if you prefer to have your photos returned by mail.  Photos removed before noon Saturday are not eligible for a prize.  Winning photos will be returned by mail.


To expand the pictures, place your cursor over the picture and click.  To return, place cursor on blue arrow on left side or if no blue arrow, select the "x" on the right side and click.  Select  "Close Current Tab".

 Photos mounted on boards

 Photos Mounted 2011

                                Door to Photo Contest                            Jerry and Margaret Ann Blackwell

                            Entrance to Photo Contest 2011             Jerry & Margaret Ann
                                                                                              Blackwell 2011

                                                        Chris Broshar, Jim Rouch & Margaret Ann Blackwell
                        Chris Broshar, Jim Rouch & Margaret Ann Blackwell 2012



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