HAC: Photo competition open to adults, kids; Jan. 13/14 deadline


The Hattiesburg 2020 Amateur Photography Competition and Exhibition will be from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center.

There is an adult and children’s division with $50 prize awards. Categories include nature, animals, people, landscape and design.

Entry fee is $5 per photo. Entries must be received between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday, January 13 and Tuesday, January 14.

The Cultural Center is located at 732 North Main Street.

Go to the website, hattiesburgartscouncil.org, for an application.

Rules: Both the Adult and Children’s divisions must have an 8x10 or LARGER framed print with wire. A total of five may be enterest in a choice of four categories – no limit per category. For each work entered, you must fill out an identificaiton tag and attach it to the back of each entry. Entries are to be dropped off at the Cultural Center with the entry card filled out.

Eligibility is limited to amateur photographers who do not receive a primary share of their income from photographs and who have not participated in professional competitions. Artists’ work must use photographic imagery or processes. Entries will be selected by jury based on originality, compositioin and technical quality.

A $50 prize will be awarded to one adult and one child in Best of Show.