Dept 20 J – Photography

Updated: May 11, 2022

Superintendents

Riley Quick


  1. All exhibits must be in place by 5:00 p.m. Friday.
  2. Exhibits must be mounted on sturdy white tagboard, 14”x11”.
  3. Each exhibit (but not each photo) must have a title, BUT NO ART WORK.
  4. Photographs will be judged on the basis of technical quality, composition and storytelling ability.
  5. Exhibit must display the type of camera (e.g. 35mm, digital, etc.), the make (e.g. Olympus, Cannon), and model (e.g. Easyshare, ZD86, Revel EDS) of the camera used on the lower right hand corner of the front side of the exhibit.
  6. Entry tags must be stapled on the front, flush to the upper right hand corner.
  7. Exhibitors must be enrolled in the unit in which they exhibit.
  8. All pictures must be taken by exhibitor during the current project year.
  9. Exhibits with images of the exhibitor in the picture will be disqualified unless entered in the self-portrait class.
  10. No matting on any photos.
  11. Cropping is accepted and encouraged
  12. Each exhibit is three pictures no larger than 4”x6” except those marked differently (e.g. four pictures or 5”x7” enlargement). All enlargement exhibits are one photo unless otherwise stated.
  13. Each photo may be entered only once. Duplicate entries will be disqualified.
  14. All entries not complying to these rules will receive a pink ribbon.

NOTE: It is suggested that pictures be mounted with double stick tape.

Recommendation: Don’t use date stamped photos.

 

Premiums

Blue Red White Pink
$2.00 $1.75 $1.50 $1.25

 

 

CLASS 1 – Grades 3-4 – First or Second Year of Project

CLASS 2 – Grades 5-6 – First or Second Year of Project

CLASS 3 – Grades 7-9 – First or Second Year of Project

CLASS 4 – Grades 10 and over – First or Second Year of Project

Premiums

Blue Red White Pink
$2.50 $2.25 $2.00 $1.75

 

CLASS 5 – Grades 5-7 – Third Year or more of Project

CLASS 6 – Grades 8-9 – Third Year or more of Project

CLASS 7 – Grades 10 and over – Third Year or more of Project

COLOR:
Lot No.

  1. Three pictures on the same theme (colored)
  2. Four pictures of different subjects, one each of buildings, people, animals (or birds) and landscape (colored)
  3. Three pictures of people involved in 4-H activities (colored)
  4. Three color prints showing 3 different seasons of the year
  5. Three pictures of agricultural scenes
  6. Three pictures of animals, birds, or reptiles
  7. Three pictures of flowers
  8. Three pictures of buildings
  9. Three pictures of sports or action
  10. Three pictures of vacation or special event
  11. Three pictures showing line, design and pattern
  12. Three pictures of people
  13. Three pictures of Grant County barns (colored)
  14. Two best pictures, any subject
  15. Exhibit of original and cropped photo – 3” x 5” or 4” x 6”
  16. Three pictures Tell about Grant County
  17. Story (Beginning, Middle, End)
  18. Three Still Life (three-to-five inanimate objects arranged by photographer)
  19. Picture of self, taken with or without timer
  20. Trial Camera (4-H member must be person to scout camera site, place camera, and work with photos)
  21. Three Photo using existing light
  22. Candid (not posed) people pictures
  23. Experimental photography (night exposure, double exposure, ect)
  24. A portfolio of twelve photos (any size, any subject) displayed in page protectors in three-ring binder, one photo per page. Must be high school senior who has completed at least three years of Photography Project

BLACK AND WHITE OR SEPIA
Lot No.

  1. Any subject
  2. Landscapes (four pictures)
  3. Sports or action (four pictures)
  4. Vacation or special event (four pictures)
  5. Line, design, texture, and pattern
  6. Two best pictures (black and white or sepia)
  7. Exhibit of original and cropped photo – 3” x 5” or 4” x 6”
  8. 5″ x 7″ enlargement and two smaller prints of the same theme

ENLARGEMENTS:
Lot No.

  1. 5” x 7” enlargement, any subject
  2. 5” x 7” enlargement and two smaller prints of the same theme
  3. Picture of self, taken with or without timer (5”x7”)
  4. 8” x 10” enlargement, any subject in color
  5. 8”x10” enlargement, posed portrait
  6. 8”x10” enlargement, landscape of Grant County

PHOTO EDITING

  1. Photo Editing: two 4”x6” prints, any subject, one before (original print) and one after (edited print