Department N: Photography

Please Note: All Departments must be in place by Monday, August 27th at 8:00pm for Judging on Tuesday, August 28th.

Articles for Entries will be accepted Sunday, August 26th from 12 Noon-6:00pm and Monday, August 27th from 9am-8:00pm. All Judging will take place on Tuesday before the Fair opens on Thursday at 9:00 am.

One Exhibitor per entry per lot unless otherwise specified.

All Entry Forms Close on August 21st.

Entries must remain in place until 5:00 pm on Monday, Sept. 3rd and must be removed by Tuesday, Sept 4th. by 3:00 pm. The Fair is not responsible for items left after 3:00 pm on Sept. 4th.  Entries removed prior to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3rd relinquish all prizes and ribbons associated with entries.

SPECIAL AWARDS

Receive 2 FREE 1 day passes for this years Lancaster Fair, when you exhibit items in the Arts and Crafts hall, and acquire 75 or more points.  An exhibitor’s pass will be given to an exhibitor acquiring 200 or more points.

Points are awarded in the following manner:
Blue Ribbon (first place) 10 points
Red Ribbon (second place) 7 points
Yellow Ribbon (third place) 5 points
Honorable Mention 3 points
Judge’s Choice 10 points
Entry Blank On Line 10 points
New Exhibitor 5 points
Successive Exhibitor 10 points
President’s Award 15 points
Chester and Doris Savage Award 10 points

Numerous Exhibits:
25= 5 points
50= 10 points
75= 15 points

100=20 points
Exhibits will be judged on Tuesday before the fair opens, so be sure to include your telephone number, and we will contact you if you achieve the 75 or more points for your FREE passes.

Photos must be at the Art & Crafts Hall by 8:00 pm Monday.

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS

1. Exhibitor may enter only one photo per LOT.
2. Entries may be made in only one division: Amateur or Professional.
3. Professional exhibitors (photographers who sell photography services) will use the Class numbers followed by the letter “P”.
4. Youth, Student and Over 70 exhibitors – same rules apply.
5. Handicapped exhibitors – same rules apply.
6. All photos will be enlargements tastefully displayed. Must be matted and must be able to be hung on pegboard by clips. Frames are optional.. No duct tape
7. All photos must be taken by person named on entry blank.
8. All photographs must have been taken during the most current past year. If the photo is a posed re-construction of an older photograph, it must be so noted on the entry tag.

A NOTE FROM A PHOTOGRAPHY SPECIALIST:
“The quality of the print is as important as the subject, composition or lighting. Most home ink jet printers have a box of about 500,000 colors, a commercial printer has 3,000,000 colors and cost a few cents more.”

Class 1. Color Photography – 8” x 10” only
Lot
1. Landscape
2. Seascape
3. Still Life
4. Nature
5. Portrait
6. People
7. Animal
8. Action

9. Misc.

10. “Photo Shop”

1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

Class 2. Black and White Photography – 8” x 10” only
Lot
1. Landscape
2. Seascape
3. Still Life
4. Nature
5. Portrait
6. People
7. Animal
8. Action

9. Misc.

10. “Photo Shop”

1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

Class 3. Children’s snapshots taken by a child (ages 5-12 only) in Color and Black and White (must be matted or framed)
Lot
1. Playgrounds
2. Children at Play
3. It’s a party
4. All creatures Great & Small
5. We are Friends
6. My favorite thing
7. Photo Shop

1st-$5.00; 2nd-$3.00; 3rd-$2.00

Class 4. “My Best Memory of the 2017Lancaster Fair” (individual photo size up to 5”x7”)
(must have wire hanger)
3-6 photos taken at the 2017 Fair, mounted in one frame.

1st-$15.00; 2nd-$10.00; 3rd-$5.00

Class 5. Photo Story (individual photo size up to 5”x7”)
A collection of 5 photographs that tell a story. “No words or descriptions are to be added to the photo collection.” This can be time-lapsed, a seasonal series, or your choice of subject, but only the photos will tell the story. They should be mounted in one frame

1st-$15.00; 2nd-$10.00; 3rd-$5.00

SPECIAL AWARDS

A special ribbon and monetary award will be awarded to those persons having more than 25 , 50, 75 , and 100 or more entries in Dept. E-P.  Only one entry per lot.

Judge may withhold prizes for insufficient merit and remove from public view any entry or part thereof which, in his/her opinion, discredits the exhibition.

Contact:
Sandra Yunghans , Director
Tel: 603/788-3519

lfairartscrafts@gmail.com