From the Broome County Environmental Management Council:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: July 23, 2018
ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION CALL FOR ENTIRES
Environmental Management Council (EMC) invites amateur photographers and students to submit photographs for the 2018 Joyce K.L. Smith Environmental Photography Competition.
This year’s event marks the 18th year of this long-running competition and exhibit. The event aims to raise awareness about the beauty of Broome County’s natural environment, with this year’s theme, “Wetland Wonders”, bringing awareness to the importance of wetlands in our landscape. Entrants may submit up to three photographs for consideration in three categories: wildlife, plant life, and natural landscape.
The entry deadline is Friday, August 31st. A panel of professionals will give awards for the Best-in-Show, best themed photograph, best student submission and one winner and several honorable mentions from each category. Winning photos will be printed and mounted for exhibit at the Broome County Arts Council Gallery for the month of October, with an opening reception during First Friday on October 5th.
In addition to the Environmental Management Council, this event is made possible through contributions by the following partners and sponsors: Broome County Arts Council, Two Rivers Photography Club, Naturalists Club of Broome County, Upper Susquehanna Coalition, New York State Forest Owners Association, Sierra Club – Susquehanna Chapter, Beyond the Print, and A Frame Shoppe.