The deadline for entries has been extended to Monday April 15th
It's time to gather your entries for the annual Arboretum Photo Contest! Please enter those photographs that give us the amazing selection of images to choose from for our Arboretum calendar.
Once again the photographs that are entered will be on display in Biggin Hall for four days. In addition, this year the entries will also be on exhibit in the Student Center for several days. The awards will be announced on our website and hung on the photos when they are hung in the Student Center on April 26, 2013.
A cash award is given to first place in the Arboretum category and gift certificates to Camera Graphics are awarded to first place in all other categories.
■ There are 5 categories:
1. Davis Arboretum – anything in the Davis Arboretum. This category is exempt from the 'no man made object' rule.
2. Birds and Mammals
3. Other Wildlife– may include butterflies, insects, fungi, lichens, reptiles or amphibians.
4. Flora –Flowers, foliage, fruit, other parts of plants or trees.
5. Landscape– or any photo that doesn't fit in any other category.
■ The contest is open to any amateur photographer. An amateur is defined assomeone who does not earn most of his/her living from photography.
■ Each individual may enter up to 3 photographs.
■ The photographs should be 8" x 10" and matted or mounted on an 11" x 14" mat board, with photographers name and email on the back.
■ Photos must be taken in Alabama.
■ A CD containing the images must be submitted with the matted entries if you would like your photograph used in some format by the Arboretum. One CD may contain all 3 entries.
■ The online data sheet should be filled out, printed, and submitted with the photographs.
■ There should be no man made objects visible in the photograph (e.g. fence posts, walls, or benches). An exception to this rule will be in the Arboretum category.
Dates and locations
The Arboretum and Camera Graphics will receive entries on April 8 – 15, between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM. Entries must be received by 4PM on April 12, 2013.
Davis Arboretum Pavilion located off Garden Drive across from the President's home or Camera Graphics located in the Winn Dixie shopping center on E. University, during normal business hours.
Davis Arboretum Photo Contest
101 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.
Auburn University, AL 36849
We reserve the right to exclude any entry from the show.
All photographs may be picked up after the contest is over, on April 29th and 30th at the Davis Arboretum Pavilion between 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. If you would like to come at another time, or make other arrangements, just call and we'll work with you. 844-5770 or 332-0430.