Photo Festival Contest Rules:
- Registered participants at the Texas Photo Festival will be eligible to enter the 2018 Texas Photo Festival contests: Texas Photo Contest & Fan Favorite Model.The 2018 Texas Photo Festival Contests are for original photos taken at the Texas Photo Festival on Saturday, October 13 ONLY.
- Photos submitted with text or art on the photograph can and will be disqualified.
- Photographers who want to submit photos to the photography contests must be registered attendees of the 2018 Texas Photo Festival. Registration will be available on the day of the event.
- Each photo submission must be clearly marked with photographer, age, town/state, phone number, email and a title of the photo.Also, include the name of the model if known.
- Email your submissions to TPF_2018@yahoo.com. Submissions need to include your last name and contest name in the subject line.
- Deadline to submit photos for ALL Photo Contest is: October 20, 2018 at midnight.
- All decisions of the judges are final.
- Photos may be used by the Texas Photo Festival, Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce and The Smithville Times for marketing purposes.
STEP ONE: Register as a photographer at Texas Photo Festival 2018. Registration will be available on the day of the event at the registration table or online at www.smithvilletx.org.
STEP TWO: Submit photos to TPF_2018@yahoo.com, with the photo contest name, photographer’s name included in the subject line.
- Submit up to five (5) digital photos – high resolution (200dpi) at approx. 8”x10”.
- $20 one-time fee to enter the Texas Photo Contest (register on day of event or at www.smithvilletx.org)
- Deadline: October 20, 2018 at midnight.
- First place winner will receive a $50 VISA gift card as well as a first place “winner” certificate.Winner will be announced via social media, Chamber website and The Smithville Times newspaper.
- Second and third place winners will receive a photography book via regular mail as well a second or third place “winner” certificate and recognition on Chamber social media.