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Photography

February 26, 2019

This is your online resource for the 4-H Photography project. The record sheet is below. If you have any questions, please refer to the 4-H Handbook or contact the Extension Office.

*If you have trouble accessing any of these documents below because of a disability, please contact the Jackson Co. Extension Office at (812) 358-6101 or send an email to mille330@purdue.edu.

 

Here are the requirements for this project:

PHOTOGRAPHY

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. REQUIREMENTS:

    1. All images are to be original images taken by the 4-H member.
    2. 4-H member must fill out a record sheet to be turned in with the green/white record book.
    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”x28”, 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. Place standard identification label in lower right hand corner on poster boards and salon prints. Place your identification label on your board and UNDER your plastic if at all possible.
    5. Number photo prints on your print boards 1 to 10.
    6. Captions under your photographs are not recommended nor are fluorescent posters.
    7. Salon prints are one print, either Black & White or Color, printed horizontally or vertically. The print must be mounted on a standard 16”x20” salon mount, displayed vertically and covered with plastic.
    8. Sepia tone photographs (mono chromatic) are entered under the Black & White classes.
    9. Members are required to complete a minimum four (4) activities per year they are in the project. Project manual MUST accompany the exhibit to judging.
    10. Complete a record sheet.

    Mounting and Labeling

    • The 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 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.
    • The exhibit entry tag provided by the county Purdue Extension office is to be placed in the exhibit’s lower right hand corner.

    It is recommended/suggested that all posters, notebooks, and display boards include a reference list indicating where information was obtained, giving credit to the original author, to complete the 4-H member’s exhibit. This reference list should/might include web site links, people and professionals interviewed, books, magazines, etc. It is recommended this reference list be attached to the back of a poster or display board, be the last page of a notebook, or included as part of the display visible to the public. A judge is not to discredit an exhibit for the manner in which references are listed or a lack thereof.

    *Items with asterisks are explained below each section.

    Level 1 (Grades 3-5)

    Exhibit: You choose either type 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. Your prints may be a mix of digital and/or standard development.

    1. Black & White Prints*
    2. Color Prints*
    3. An action demonstration
    4. Black & White Prints: “Capturing Memories”

        Exhibit: 10 black & white pictures, none of which is larger than 4”x6” nor smaller than 3 ½”x5”, any subject, mounted on a background board 22”x28”, 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 for your prints. See mounting and labeling instructions section. Your prints may be a mix of digital and/or standard development.

    1. Color Prints: “Experiences in Color”

        Exhibit: 10 color pictures, none of which is larger than 4”x6” nor smaller than 3 ½”x5”, any subject, mounted on a background board 22”x28”, displayed horizontally, with stiff backing and covered with plastic. The poster must carry the title “Experiences in Color.” It is recommended that you use and exhibit standard processing size for your prints. See mounting and labeling instructions section. Your prints may be a mix of digital and/or standard development.

    Level 2 (Grades 6-8)

    Exhibit: You may choose from the class list below:

    1. Black & White Prints* 5. Color Salon Print*               7. Creative/Experimental Black & White or Color Salon Print*
    2. Color Prints* 6. Black & White Salon Print*          8. Action Demonstration
    3. Black & White Prints: “Photography is Fun”

        Exhibit: 10 black & white pictures, none of which is larger than 5”x7” nor smaller than 2”x3 ½”, mounted on a background board 22”x28”, displayed horizontally, with stiff backing and 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.

    1. Color Prints: “Adventures in Color”

        Exhibit:10 color pictures, none of which is larger than 5”x7” nor smaller than 2”x3 ½”, mounted on a background board 22”x28”, 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.

    1. Color Salon Print:

        Exhibit: One (1) color print no smaller than 7”x9” nor larger than 11”x14”, printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16”x20” salon mount, displayed VERTICALLY and covered with plastic. No title recommended.

    1. Black and White Salon Print:

        Exhibit: One (1) black & white no smaller than 7”x9” nor larger than 11”x14”, printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16”x20” salon mount, displayed VERTICALLY and covered with plastic. No title recommended.

    1. Creative/Experimental Salon Prints:

        Exhibit: Any modified image may be exhibited as creative/experimental. One (1) black & white and/or color print, or a combination no smaller than 7”x9” nor larger than 11”x14”, printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16”x20” 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.

    Level 3 (Grades 9-12)

    Exhibit: You may choose from the class list below:

    1. Black & White Prints* 11. Black & White Salon Print*
    2. Color Prints* 12. Creative/Experimental - Black & White or Color Salon Print*
    3. Color Salon Print* 13. An active demonstration
    4. Black & White Prints:

        Exhibit: 10 black & white pictures, none of which is larger than 8”x10” nor smaller than 2”x3 ½”, mounted on a background board 22”x28”, 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.

    1. Color Prints:

        Exhibit: 10 color pictures, none of which is larger than 8”x10” nor smaller than 2”x3 ½”, mounted on a background board 22”x28”, 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.

    1. Color Salon Print:

        Exhibit: One (1) color print no smaller than 7”x9” nor smaller than 11”x14”, printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16”x20” salon mount, displayed VERTICALLY and covered with plastic. No title recommended.

    1. Black & White Salon Print:

        Exhibit: One (1) black & white print no smaller than 7”x9” nor larger than 11”x14”, printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16”x20” salon mount, displayed VERTICALLY and covered with plastic. No title recommended.

        12 Creative/Experimental Salon Print:

     Exhibit: Any modified image my be exhibited as creative/experimental. One (1) black & white and/or color print, or a combination no smaller than 7”x9” nor larger than 11”x14”, printed horizontally or vertically, mounted on a standard 16”x20” 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.

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