Virginia Highlands Festival Photography Competition Virginia Highlands Festival Photography Competition

Virginia Highlands Festival Photography Competition

Nonprofit Organization

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The Photography Competition is an annual event dedicated to showcasing regional photographers.
335 Cummings Street Mailing: PO Box 801 Abingdon VA 24212
(276) 623-5266
http://vahighlandsfestival.org/
https://www.facebook.com/VHFPhotographyCompetition/

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The annual Photography Competition is a time where regional photographers can showcase their work. Held during the Virginia Highlands Festival, the competition and exhibition proudly displays photographs from photographers of all ages. The photographs are judged by internationally recognized photographers, with prizes allotted to the winning pieces.

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If you are unable to drop off your photos in Abingdon, we have two other locations available to bring your entries.

For Asheville entries, you can drop off and pick up your photos at:
French Broad Imaging
524 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC.

For Johnson City entries, you can drop off and pick up your photos at:
Faces by Ren
308 South Roan Street
Johnson City, TN.

The Virginia Highlands Festival 2016 Photography Competition and Exhibition will be held from July 29 through August 7. Photographs will be on display at the William King Museum of Art. Categories this year will be: Youth, Amateur, Professional, and Altered Images.

Cash Prizes for this year's competition will be:
1st place - $200.00, 2nd - $100.00, and 3rd - $50.00
People's Choice - $150.00, and Best in Show - $300.00.

This year's Photography competition judge is David Simchock from Asheville, NC. He has built his career on travel and music photography to great popular and critical acclaim. His work can be seen here as a testament to his philosophy of keeping it simple while approaching his subject matter with a creative eye.

Photographers may drop off their entries into the competition in the basement of the Museum Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 from 1-5 pm. Entry fees are as follows: $5 Youth, $10 Amateur, $15 Professional per entry.

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