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1 Mississippi Photo Contest 2010

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We are looking for striking images of the Mississippi River and surrounding wetlands that show what an awesome resource it is and its relationship with people and nature. These images may show wildlife, Mississippi River landscapes, weather or people enjoying the River on trails, boats or river banks. Ideal photographs will convey a sense of the Mississippi River as a national treasure, cultural icon and source of community pride.

Divisions:

  • Professional Photographer
  • Amateur Photographer

Three finalist images from each of the two divisions will be selected based on how well the photos meet the intent of the theme, originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit.

Prizes:

  1. First Prize: one for each of the professional and amateur divisions: Exploring the River: Clik Elite Compact Sport 25 Camera Pack ($150.00). Joby Gorillapod SLR with Level ($39.95). Aquapac Compact Waterproof Camera Case ($40.00)  
  2. Second Place Prize: one for each of the professional and amateur divisions: Relaxing along the River: ENO ProNest Hammock ($64.95). Eton American Red Cross Solarlink FR360 Radio ($50.00)  
  3. Third Place Prize: one for each of the professional and amateur divisions: Dining Along the River: Picnic set with camping stool ($54.99) Additional picnic place settings ($40.00)

Digital photos and traditional film photos are both eligible for entry. Entries may be digital files, digital prints, color transparencies, color prints, or black and white prints. All photographs should accurately reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appeared. Photos that have been digitally altered, or “photoshopped,” beyond dust removal, cropping, or natural adjustments to color and contrast, etc. will be disqualified.

Official website: www.1mississippi.net/1-mississippi-photo-contest

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