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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.

    1. Conceptual photography often uses color, light, shadow, texture, shape, form, and/or collections of computer generated imagery to convey emotion, sensation or a statement.

    2. Process photography includes straight photography (dark room processes), alternative photography (specific film types and chemical processes)

    3. 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

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