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Tifton museum seeks area photographers

TIFTON, Ga. — Professional and amateur photographers are invited to submit photographs for the third Biennial South Georgia Photography Competition and Exhibit, sponsored by the Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage.

Photographs will be selected by a qualified juror for inclusion in the exhibit that will open on July 14. Prizes totaling $550 will be awarded.

Amateur or hobbyist photographers must be 18 years or older, while a professional is anyone who charges for his or her photography services.

Photographs should reflect one or more of the following themes: children, adults, architecture, animals or nature.

Prints must be no smaller than 8 by 10 inches, while larger submissions must measure no more than 36 inches by 36 inches, including framing.

A maximum of three prints may be submitted, and a non-refundable $5 entry fee must accompany each print. Each submission must be framed or permanently mounted on foam board and must be fully prepared for hanging with a wire or other stable hardware.

Submissions will be accepted at the museum on July 11 or July 12 from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Photos shown in any previous TMAH photography exhibit are not eligible, and none must have been taken prior to 2010.

For a complete list of requirements, contact Jeannie Rigdon at (229) 382-5083 or jrigdon@friendlycity.net, or log on to the museum’s website at www.tiftonmuseum.org.

The Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage is located at 255 Love Ave., adjacent to the public library. The exhibit will continue through August 1. Admission is free.