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Photo contest entries due June 8

It’s Photo time in Tennessee again.

Yes, the annual farragutpress Amateur Photo Contest is open for entries.

Last year’s winners found their images appearing on everything from our FYI directory to West Side Story magazine to our Worship directory.

Again this year our list of categories has been expanded to include Inspirational and Summer Adventure categories.

The absolute deadline for entries is June 8.

Winning photos will be published in the June 21, Photo & Imaging Showcase section in farragutpress.

The Grand Prize winner will be published on the cover of one of farragutpress’ special publications. Cash prizes and award certificates, along with movie passes to Regal Cinemas and gift certificates to Baker-Peters restaurant, will be awarded for grand, first, second and third places.

Enter your photos in any of the following categories: My Town, Action/Sports, Animals, Candid/-Humor, Creative/Fine Art, Inspir-ational, Landscape, Nature, People/Portraits, Photo-journalism, Summer Adventure or Travel.

Before you enter, please familiarize yourself with these contest rules: Contest is open to amateurs only. Any amateur may enter, whether a subscriber or not.

Entries must be postmarked or delivered to farragutpress office, 11863 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934, by Friday, June 8, and are limited to two entries per contestant per category.

Winning photographs will be published in the June 21, farragutpress photography section. Winners will be notified by mail or e-mail by Friday, June 15.

Winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of compliance, grant of rights and release within seven days of notification, or alternate winners will be selected.

We will accept unmounted, unmatted and unframed prints in sizes from 4x6 to 11x14. No slides will be accepted. All prints must be labeled with the name, address, telephone number, e-mail address (if available) and category. Farragutpress staff will not determine categories.

A copy of any necessary releases in connection with the photos must be included. We strongly suggest that duplicates, not original copies, of your work be sent. Entries will not be returned. So do not include return envelopes or postage.

The newspaper and its staff cannot assume responsibility for lost entries.

By entering this contest, you represent that your photographs are your original work and you have all necessary rights, including model releases, to enter them in the farragutpress Amateur Photography Contest, to grant farragutpress the publication and use rights noted below.

Entries must not have been previously published in any major media, including book, magazine, postcard or calendar.

All images entered remain exclusive property of the contestant, with the following exceptions: the farragutpress reserves the right to publish any or all entries, as well as your name in farragutpress publications (in print, electronic and any other present or future media in which it is or may be published) and farragutpress Web site without further compensation.

We also reserve the right to use these images as we see fit to promote future farragutpress Amateur Photography Contests. Winners must be able to provide technical information about how the winning photograph was made, including camera, lens, film used (digital ISO if applicable), as well as exposure data, if possible.

Employees of farragutpress or Republic Newspapers, Inc. and their family members are ineligible to enter. Cash prizes: Grand Prize: $75; First Prize $50; Second Prize: $25; Third Prize: $10.


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