Are you a photographer with an eye for Genesee County? If so, this contest is for you. Genesse County is hosting a photography contest, to find awesome photos that capture the beauty of our county. From landmarks, to people, to the great outdoors - there is plenty to capture in Genesee County.

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This is an opportunity to showcase something, or someone in our community, and of course, for photographers to showcase their talents as well. You know what they say, a picture is worth one thousand words, let us see what stories your pictures have to tell.

I am sure you have questions, I have answers to most of them below. If you enter, let me know - and good luck.

Who Is Eligible To Enter?

  • The contest is open to any photographer over 18 years old.
  • If you are under the age of 18, then your parent or legal guardian must enter on your behalf.
  • All photos must be taken in Genesee County, Michig

Official Contest Rules:

  • Photos must comply with all applicable laws.
  • Photos that are obscene, defamatory, sexually explicit, or inappropriate will be disqualified at our discretion.
  • Only minor editing of a photo is acceptable. Extensively edited photos will be ineligible.
  • Before submitting a photo with an identifiable person, you must obtain a release signed by the person (or their parent or legal guardian) using this form: Genesee County Photo Release. You must send us any release within 7 days of your submission via email (mclifford@co.genesee.mi.us).
  • By entering the contest, photographers automatically give Genesee County permission to publish the submitted images in print, publications, social media, and on websites, with photo credit always given.

General Contest Information:

    • Genesee County is seeking photos that illustrate the lifestyle, beauty and assets of our County. Topics to consider are listed below, but we encourage creativity.
    • Nature & the Outdoors: Scenic shots of Genesee County parks, waterways and wildlife from any time of the year. Action shots of people of all ages playing, biking, hiking, fishing, boating, bird watching, etc.
    • Culture and Arts: Attractions such as the Flint Institute of Arts, Linden Mills Historical Society, Longway Planetarium, Sloan Museum, etc.
    • Shopping: Local shops & boutiques, farmer's markets, etc.
    • Food & Drink: Genesee County restaurants, food festivals, food trucks, etc.
    • Festivals & Events: Back to the Bricks, Alley Fest, The HAP Crim Festival of Races, Montrose's Blueberry Festival, Davison's Festival of Flags, etc.
    • History: Historical sites, buildings, landmarks, attractions, such as Historic Saginaw Street, Applewood Estate, Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, etc.

📣 Calling all photographers, amateur photographers, and hobbyists.
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Posted by Genesee County, Michigan on Thursday, November 5, 2020