Deadline Aug. 1 for nature photography contest
From press release
LOVES PARK, Ill.—Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) reminds area residents that entries for the nature photography contest will be accepted through Aug. 1.
Amateur photographers age 18 and older are encouraged to submit their photos of the northern Illinois environment. Photos should showcase nature, i.e., landscapes, trees, flowers and waterways; no people, animals or structures may be included as the principal subject.
“We look forward to seeing the photos of our beautiful local environment,” said Lori Gummow, KNIB executive director.
Individuals may submit as many photos as they like with the fee structure being $15 for the first one and $10 each for any additional entry. Entry forms and contest rules are available online at www.knib.org or at Camera Craft, 1643 N. Alpine Road. The $500 in prizes available for the contest include Camera Craft gift certificates, photographic prints on canvas, a camera bag and magazine subscriptions.
The judges for the contest are Amy Correnti, staff photographer for the local daily and the lead photographer for Rockford Woman magazine; Chris Warkocki, professional photographer, instructor and partner in FotoEnvy, a local studio focused on wedding, unique portraits and modeling photography; and Jon Lamrouex, owner of Jon M. Lamrouex Photography, a local business specializing in commercial, promotional and nature photography.
For more information about the nature photography contest, visit www.knib.org or call KNIB at (815) 637-1343.
From the July 14-20, 2010 issue
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