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Mounts Botanical Garden Launches 17th Annual Photo Contest / Deadline to Enter is July 31

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - EntSun -- (West Palm Beach, FL – June 28, 2024) Misty Stoller, Interim Co-Director of Mounts Botanical Garden, today announced that Palm Beach County's oldest and largest botanical garden is now hosting its 17th annual Photo Contest. Nonprofessional photographers are invited to enter pictures taken at Mounts between January 1, 2023 and July 31, 2024. There is a $10 entry fee per submitted photograph.

This year's entry categories include Animal Life, Insect Close-up, Botanical Close-up, People in the Garden, and Scenic Landscape.

Mounts Photo Contest – Rules
  • The contest is open to nonprofessional photographers. For this contest, a professional photographer is defined as anyone who derives income from photography or anyone who has marketed work in the past, who is presently marketing work, or who has copyrighted images with the intent to market them.
  • Entries will be accepted July 1-31, 2024. Winners will be announced later this year.
  • Entrants are invited to submit up to five images in any combination of our categories.
  • Photos must be captured at Mounts Botanical Garden between January 1, 2023, and July 31, 2024.
  • Entry fee is $10 per photograph, with a maximum of five photographs per individual photographer.
  • The entrant must have personally taken the photo(s) and have all rights to distribution and use.
  • Resolution: Photos must be high resolution. (For example, 3024 x 3024 pixels for a square image; 4032 x 3024 for a horizontal image; actual size depends on your camera's settings).
  • File type: jpg.
  • Photo file name: Must include your last name and category. (Example: Smith-plantlife.jpg; Smith-naturecloseup.jpg)
  • Standard optimization techniques, such as cropping, minor color and contrast adjustments, saturation, and sharpening, are allowed. However, other optimizing techniques such as combinations of images and compositional changes are not permitted and will be disqualified.
  • All images submitted to the contest become property of Mounts Botanical Garden for use in social media and for other promotional purposes, with photo credit to the photographer whenever possible.

Mounts Photo Contest – How to Enter

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Step One:

Complete the online Mounts Photo Contest Entry Form and submit payment at: https://www.mounts.org/photo-contest-july-2024/.

Step Two:

After registration and payment, entrants will receive a confirmation email with instructions to submit their photo(s).

Attached Jpeg:

Mounts Photo Contest 2023 – Best in Show by Felix Castro

Available for Interview:

Misty Stoller, Interim Co-Director

Mounts Botanical Garden

954.292.8169 / mstoller@pbcgov.org

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart, PR-BS, Inc.

561.756.4298 / gary@pr-bs.net

Source: PR by Schweikhart
Filed Under: Arts

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