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Photography Department

DAVID SCHAEFER, SUPERINTENDENT

ENTRIES CLOSE TUESDAY, AUGUST 6th, 10:00 A.M.
If any questions please contact David Schaefer, (503) 812-3289


ELIGIBILITY
1. This competition is open to amateur and professional photographers who are residents of Tillamook County
2. A professional is defined as anyone engaged in doing photography work on order, or for sale, or teaching on a regular basis. Professional photographers will not be eligible for special awards.
3. The Junior Division is open to anyone under eighteen years of age. Juniors may enter Senior competition if they choose, but their total number of entries in either division may not exceed the maximum described below.


ENTRY RULES
4. An exhibitor may not enter more than two photographs in any one lot
(a total of 8)
. These entries may appear in any class.
5. A photo cannot be duplicated and entered in more than one class.
6. There is no distinction between digital and film entries.
7. All exposures that have been entered previously in a Tillamook County Fair competition are INELIGIBLE.
8. All photographs must be the work of the exhibitor.
9. All photos must have been taken within the last 5 years.
10. All photographs must be matted. THE MAT SHALL NOT EXTEND MORE THAN 3" BEYOND THE PHOTOGRAPH.
11. No picture frames will be allowed. No glass permitted. Do not attach hanging devices. No plastic cover over photographs.
12. Superintendent will be responsible to see that exhibits are entered in the right class and lot.
13. EXHIBITOR’S NAME AND ADDRESS MUST APPEAR ON BACK OF ALL EXHIBITS. PLEASE CALL THE SUPERINTENDENT IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.

IDENTIFICATION
14. ALL PHOTOGRAPHS must be at least 5 x 7 inches, and cannot exceed 8 x 12 inches.
15. ALL EXHIBITS MUST REMAIN INTACT UNTIL 9:00 P.M. ON AUGUST 10th.
16. Tillamook County Fair Board will NOT be responsible for the theft or breakage of an entry.

JUDGING
The judge reserves the right to award placements only if the work is worthy of that placement level, (for example, awards in a given category might run 1st, 3rd, or 2nd, 2nd, 3rd).


Pictured is some of our Photography entries at the 2017 Tillamook County Fair.

* * * Special Award * * *


Superintendent’s Award - $25 and a Special Award Ribbon will be given by the Fair Board to an entry, which exemplifies an outstanding photography exhibit. Steven Did It Awards - $25 will be given to both the Junior and Senior Outstanding Exhibits. One of these exhibits will be chosen Best of Show and receive a Best of Show Ribbon. Both of these exhibits will qualify for the State Fair’s “Best of County Fairs” Photo Contest.
Agriculture Photo Award - $100 will be given by Golden Mist Dairy to the exhibit in any class that best relates to agriculture.
Lauretta Weber Award - $25 will be given by Tom Weber, Jr. to a Junior Division exhibitor whose entry best depicts the fair theme, Country Nights & Carnival Lights.
Glenn J. Barber Memorial Award - $50 will be given by Rebekah Hopkins to the photograph that best documents or preserves Oregon history.



Class 64 – Color Photographs
A. Senior Division B. Junior Division C. Professional Division
Lot #:
1. Agriculture
2. Architecture
3. Children
4. Domestic Animals
5. Flowers
6. Forest Scenes
7. Insect
8. Lighthouse/Ocean Scenes
9. Mountain Scenes
10. Portrait/People
11. River Scenes
12. Scenic
13. Sports/Athletics
14. Still Life
15. Sunrise/Sunet
16. Transportation/Automotive
17. Waterfalls
18. Wild Animals
19. Wild Birds
20. Open/subject not covered in another lot


Class 65 – Black & White Photographs
A. Senior Division B. Junior Division C. Professional Division
Lot #:
21. Portrait/People
22. Open - All Other Subjects


Class 66 – Use of Fair Theme
Lot #:
23. Enter your favorite photograph depicting the fair theme,
Country Nights & Carnival Lights.

Tillamook County Fairgrounds
503-842-2272
tillamookfair@tillamookfair.com
4603 East 3rd Street
Tillamook, OR, 97141

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