Whitesburg KY

Mountain Heritage Festival Photo Contest to be held

The Mountain Heritage photo contest has an amateur category and a professional category with an entry fee of $5 per photograph. Contestants may enter as many photos as they want and in any category.

Each photo must comply with the rules:

• Photos must be matted and framed, and a stand must be included for the framed photo.

• Photos must be 5×7 or 8×10 (nothing larger due to limited display space).

• All photos must have proper identification including name and phone number of contestant. Attach this information to the back of the frame.

• Photos must be turned in at the Harry M. Caudill Library in downtown Whitesburg on Tuesday, September 14, between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Deadline for entry is Tuesday, September 14 at 6 p.m.

The categories are:

1. Scenic: Photos of Letcher County

2. Scenic: Photos taken outside of Letcher County

3. Reflections of the Past: Can be a person, home or scene

4. Sports: Photos of any sport

5. Portraits: Photos of any one person, family

6. Still life: Photos of flowers, fruit, etc.

7. Animals: Pets

8. Wildlife

9. Vacations: Scenes or moments from your vacation

10. Nature

11. Black/White Photos

Ribbon winning photographs will be on display in Whitesburg at the Harry M. Caudill Library throughout the week of the festival, September 20 to 25.

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