43rd Annual Blue Ridge Overview
Exhibition: January 19th to February 15th
Entry Submission Dates: January 2nd and 3rd
Opening Reception: January 19th, 5:30 to 7:30 with Awards Presentation at 6:30
Juror: Ben Erlandson
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Entry categories and descriptions:
Everyday Life: Lifestyle images, workplaces, daily routines, and sights, etc.
Nature & Environments: Landscapes, wildlife, natural textures, forces of nature, etc.
Photographers Choice: Any images not included in the categories above in addition to photomanipulation, digital design, architecture, etc.
Conceptual Processes: Abstract, A.I., alternative and manipulated process photography.
Conceptual photography often uses color, light, shadow, texture, shape, form, and/or collections of computer generated imagery to convey emotion, sensation or a statement.
Process photography includes straight photography (dark room processes), alternative photography (specific film types and chemical processes)
Manipulated photography includes hand and/or chemically altered or embellished processes.
Best in Show - Ralph H. Marler, Jr. Award. -
$500 and Ribbon
People’s Choice – $100, Ribbon, and
Public recognition (decided by public and
awarded at the end of the exhibition)
1st Place in each category - $150 and Ribbon
2nd Place in each category - $100 and Ribbon
3rd Place in each category - $75 and Ribbon