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Photography

January 14, 2020

PHOTOGRAPHY

Completed record sheets and manuals are due into the Extension Office on or before June 29, 2020, 4:00 PM.  No records, or late/incomplete record sheets/manuals will result in an exhibit being considered for EXHIBITION ONLY—NO PLACING.

Requirements:

  1. All images are to be original images taken by the 4-H member.
  2. 4-H member is required to complete 3 activities in their 4-H Photography manual and a 4-H Photography Record Sheet each year.
  3. Photos must have been taken since the last project entry date of the county fair.
  4. All poster exhibits are to be mounted on a background board 22 inches by 28 inches, displayed horizontally, mounted on stiff backing (foam board, corrugated board, thin paneling, thin luan board - keep it thin and light) and covered with clear acetate/plastic. See Poster Construction Rules on page 24 of your Handbook.

SPECIAL NOTE:  A CARD STATING WHERE THE PHOTOS WERE TAKEN, AND WHO HELPED WITH THE PROJECT MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE BACK OF THE EXHIBIT.

  1. Place standard identification label in the lower right hand corner on posters and salon prints. Place your identification label on your board and under your plastic. For Salon Prints, it is suggested that you attach the label to the inside of the plastic and not to the salon mount.
  2. Number photo prints on your print board 1 to 10.
  3. Captions with photographs are not recommended, nor are fluorescent posters.
  4. Salon prints are one print, either Black & White or color, printed horizontally or vertically from any size negative. The print must be mounted on a standard 16 by 20 inch salon mount, displayed vertically and covered with plastic.
  5. Sepia tome photographs (mono chromatic) are entered under the Black & White classes.

* designates a State Fair entry possibility. Counties may send two entries from Beginner Division, four entries from Intermediate Division and four entries from Advance Division for total of ten exhibits. Being selected category winner may not be an automatic State Fair entry. The judge(s) will choose the best from each division.

 

BEGINNER DIVISION - Grades 3, 4 and 5 

*BEGINNERS MAY COMPLETE AND EXHIBIT BOTH A 10 PRINT BLACK AND WHITE POSTER AND A COLOR 10 PRINT POSTER - You choose either or both types of prints to exhibit and choose to perfect your skills in either or both. You are encouraged to try your hand at both types of film for a broader learning experience. 

  1. Black & White Prints
  2. Color Prints

 BEGINNER BLACK AND WHITE PRINTS: "Capturing Memories"

   EXHIBIT: 10 black & white pictures, none of which is larger than 4" by 6", nor smaller than 3 1/2" by 5", any subject, mounted on a background board 22" x 28", displayed horizontally, on stiff backing covered with plastic. The poster must carry the title "Capturing Memories". It is recommended that you use and exhibit standard processing size. See mounting and labeling instructions section.  Your prints may be a mix of digital and/or standard development.

BEGINNER COLOR PRINTS: "Experiences in Color"

   EXHIBIT: 10 color pictures, none of which is larger than 4" by 6", nor smaller than 3 1/2" by 5", any subject, mounted on a background board 22" x 28", displayed horizontally, on stiff backing covered with plastic. The poster must carry the title "Experiences in Color". It is recommended that you use and exhibit standard processing size. See mounting and labeling instruction section.  Your prints may be a mix of digital and/or standard development.

 

INTERMEDIATE DIVISION - Grades 6, 7, and 8

INTERMEDIATES MAY COMPLETE AND DISPLAY 3 EXHIBITS, CHOOSING FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Black & White Prints
  2. Color Prints
  3. Color Salon Print
  4. Black & White Salon Print
  5. Creative/Experimental Salon Print

INTERMEDIATE BLACK AND WHITE PRINTS: "Photography is Fun"

   EXHIBIT: 10 black & white pictures, none of which is larger than 5" by 7", nor smaller than 2" by 3 1/2", any subject, mounted on a background board 22" x 28", displayed horizontally, on stiff backing covered with plastic. The poster must carry the title "Photography is Fun". See mounting and labeling instructions section. Your prints may be a mix of digital and/or standard development.

INTERMEDIATE COLOR PRINTS: "Adventures in Color"

   EXHIBIT: 10 color pictures, none of which is larger than 5" by 7" nor smaller than 2" by 3 1/2", mounted on a background board 22" x 28", displayed horizontally, with stiff backing and covered with plastic.  The poster must carry the title "Adventures in Color”.  See mounting and labeling instructions section.  Your prints may be a mix of digital and/or standard development.

INTERMEDIATE SALON PRINT:

   EXHIBIT: One black & white OR one color print, no smaller than 7" x 9" nor larger than 11" x 14", printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16" x 20" salon mount, displayed VERTICALLY and covered with plastic. No title recommended.

INTERMEDIATE CREATIVE/EXPERIMENTAL SALON PRINTS:

Any modified image may be exhibited as creative/experimental.

EXHIBIT: One black & white and/or color print, or a combination, no smaller than 7" x 9" nor larger than 11" x 14", printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16" x 20" salon mount, displayed VERTICALLY and covered with plastic.  No title recommended.  Must include original photograph (s) on the back of the board and attach a listing of steps and/or procedures used to create the end product.

 

ADVANCED DIVISION -Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

ADVANCED MAY COMPLETE AND DISPLAY 4 EXHIBITS, CHOOSING FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Black & White Prints
  2. Color Prints
  3. Black & White Salon Print
  4. Color Salon Print
  5. Creative/Experimental Salon Print

ADVANCED BLACK AND WHITE PRINTS:

   EXHIBIT: 10 black & white pictures, none of which is larger than 8" by 10" nor smaller than 2" by 3 1/2", mounted on a background board 22” x 28", displayed horizontally, with stiff backing and covered with plastic.  The poster must carry a title; use your own creativity.  See mounting and labeling instructions section.  Your prints may be a mix of digital, digitally enhanced and/or standard development.

ADVANCED COLOR PRINTS:

   EXHIBIT: 10 color pictures, none of which is larger than 8" by 10" nor smaller than 2" by 3 1/2", mounted on a background board 22” x 28", displayed horizontally, with stiff backing and covered with plastic. The poster must carry a title; use your own creativity. See mounting and labeling instructions section. Your prints may be mix of digital, digitally enhanced and/or standard development.

ADVANCED SALON PRINT:

   EXHIBIT: One black & white OR one color print no smaller than 7" x 9" nor larger than 11" x 14", printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16" x 20" salon mount, displayed VERTICALLY and covered with plastic. No title recommended.

ADVANCED CREATIVE/EXPERIMENTAL SALON PRINT:

Any modified image may be exhibited as creative/experimental.

EXHIBIT: One black & white and/or color print, or a combination, no smaller than 7" x 9" nor larger than 11" x 14", printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16" x 20" salon mount, displayed VERTICALLY and covered with plastic.  No title recommended.  Must include original photograph (s) on the back of the board and attach a listing of steps and/or procedures used to create the end product.

 

MOUNTING and LABELING:

This mounting may be of any color or texture. The pictures are to be neatly and securely mounted. Dry mounting tissue is best.

Salon mounts are available in most photo and art supply stores. They are available either in plain or with a cutout of the picture area. You may make your own.  Matting is not required.

Label each exhibit with 2" x 4" label stating 4-H'ers name, township, grade level, and exhibit level/division. Identification labels must be placed in the lower right-hand corner of your poster board and under the plastic.  For Salon Prints, it is suggested that you attach the label to the inside of the plastic and not to the salon mount.

  

 

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