2021 Photo Contest

AGE GROUPS

• 13 years of age and younger
• 14 – 18 years of age
• 19 year of age and older
• Senior – 65 years of age and older

RULES
• Amateur photographers only
• No photos sold in the last year
• Monroe County residents ONLY
• You may enter a total of four photos
• Black/White or color photos
• Digital or print photos will be accepted

SUBMISSIONS
• Submit an 8.5 x 11 inch printed photo OR an 8.5 x 11 inch digital photo
Fill out the official entry form available on the MCAA website the MCAA Facebook page.
• Every photo will need a completed entry form.
• Place printed photo and entry form in a large manila envelope and drop off at one of these sites:

 

First National Bank of Waterloo, North Branch
Attention Glen Lutz

 

First National Bank of Waterloo, Columbia.
Attention Glen Lutz.

 

State Bank of Waterloo, Valmeyer
Attention Rhonda Sondag

 

• Digital photos may be submitted to MCAAphotocontest@gmail.com (file size limit-33MB)
• Digital entries will also need to have an entry form submitted per photo.
• Allowable digital enhancements include: cropping, minor burning, dodging and/or color corrections.
• All submissions due by March 15, 2021.

CATEGORIES
• Landscapes – in this category landscapes are not limited to Monroe County
• The Arts – photo of an artist at work or performing; photo of artist materials – instrument, brushes, easel/pallet, ballet shoes.
• Pets – Animals – family pets, farm animals, zoo animals, etc.
• People – family members, friends, people at work, play, etc.
• Monroe County – a photo that somehow connects/relates with Monroe County: landscape, event, person, etc.

 

**On the entry form the photographer in encouraged to write a brief description about their photo – where was it taken, date it was taken, time of day it was taken, and any special details you want the judges to know about the photo.

JUDGES
Three professional photographers will be the official judges for this contest.

David Philip
Jennifer Rosenkranz
Amy S. MacLennan

**Judging may take up to 4 weeks depending on the quantity of photos submitted.

PRIZES
Best of Show
First, Second, Third Place and Honorable Mention in all categories

 

The Best of Show winner will have their photo professionally framed. Other winners will receive a certificate.

 

The photographer retains copyright of the photo but the MCAA retains the right to use the image with credit given to the photographer.

 

Winners will be announced on the MCAA website and Facebook page. In addition, the winners will receive an email indicating the winning category and the place they were awarded.