Ends on February 5, 2018

  • Deadline to be announced for electronic submissions, usually a few days after Feb. 1.
  • Submissions will not be reproduced in color.
  • All entries should have good contrast, composition, and creativity.
  • Entries may be reproduced from film or digital file with only minor corrections and adjustments.
  • Photographs with more than minor adjustment should be entered in the Digital Art category.
  • The submitted files should be named the same as the entry title. For example, if a photography entry is titled “Fifth Street,” then the file must be called “Fifth Street,” NOT “Quill Entry” or “John Jones entry.”
  • A model consent must be submitted for entries of live models. Please do not use children’s names as portrait entry titles.
  • Individuals may submit up to four entries per category in every category.
  • Each entry must be sent separately.
  • Failure to meet all guidelines may result in automatic disqualification.
  • Please do not include copyright symbols; entrants retain the rights to their work.
  • Contest entrants give their express permission that winning entries will be published in the magazine and may also be used for promotional and educational purposes.
  • Email LatoniaBailey@crowder.edu or call 417-455-5410 if you have questions.
  • If there are only minor adjustments to a photograph such as corrections to exposure, white balance, color saturation, and cropping, it’s considered regular photography and should be entered in either the color or B&W photography category.

    Otherwise, the digital art category is for a photograph has been extensively altered or art that was created on the computer. Below are hundreds of examples of photo manipulations and digitally created art:





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