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Georgia’s Rome Photo & Video Exhibition – Submission Guidelines

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Photo: JPEG or PNG files, High resolution photos at 300dpi

Video: MOV or mp4 files, Video length: 1 minute or less, Horizontal video orientation

Mobile Photos: JPEG files, Submit in the highest resolution possible

Maximum file size for online submissions: Online entry file size max is 1 MB per file over email.  To submit a larger file, submit entry via mail or in-person. You can also include a DropBox link with photos inside in their original format.

There are no limits on entries.

  • Photo of Video File Name: Rename all photo and video files to include the name of the entrant to be credited for the contest submission.
    • For example, if Joe Smith submits photos, he would rename his photo submissions to include his name Joe Smith, such as: JoeSmith.jpg,  JoeSmith2.jpg,  JoeSmith_bridge.jpg,  JoeSmith_fido.jpg  – hopefully you get the idea.
  • Anyone is eligible to enter; however, photos and videos must be taken in Rome and Floyd County within the last two years.
  • All work submitted must be original.
  • Each photo and video must be submitted with the signed entry and release form.
  • All submitted photos and videos may be used in various media formats for an unlimited amount of time and at no cost to Georgia’s Rome.
  • Entrants must have permission from identifiable person/persons used in photographs.
  • Contest entrants agree to all the rules and regulations set forth and by the decisions made by Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism.
  • You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish content you submit.
  • Submissions adhere to Facebook & YouTube content policies.
  • Artists selected to exhibit their work are responsible to print, frame and deliver photos for entry into the exhibition. Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism has the right to refuse works that are not suitable and ready for hanging and presentation.
  • This is a family-friendly photography contest. Inappropriate photos will not be considered.
  • Entries must be submitted by April 25, 2021 at midnight.
  • Enter Online: Submit and upload photos and videos online (The online form also allows you to provide a Dropbox link to submit your entries). Enter Now
  • Enter via Mail or In-person: Download an entry form or pick up forms at the Georgia’s Rome Welcome Center and Gift Shop. Deliver a flash drive with completed entry form to Georgia’s Rome Welcome Center and Gift Shop, Attn: Photo/Video Exhibition, 402 Civic Center Drive, Rome, GA 30161. Electronic photos that require special programs to download photo and video files will not be accepted. Please do not provide files on a CD or DVD.
  • March 11 – April 25 midnight: Submit photo & video entries
  • April 26 – 29: Photo & video entries are posted on Georgia’s Rome facebook & youtube pages for People’s Choice voting
  • Friday, April 30: Artists whose works are selected for the exhibition will be notified by email and/or phone
  • Monday, May 3: Artists whose works are selected for the exhibition will be announced publically during National Travel and Tourism Week
  • Saturday, June 5: Deadline for selected artists to deliver works for exhibition (art must be suitable and ready for hanging or presentation)
  • Tuesday, June 8:  Artist works selected for the exhibition will be recognized and awards presented at a public art reception at the Rome Area History Center, 5-7 p.m.
  • June 8 – June 19: Georgia’s Rome Photo Exhibition at Rome Area History Center
  • June 22: Artists pick up works at the Rome Area History Center

Get details on Submission Guidelines, Exhibition, and Entry Form, or to enter contest online now, click icons below.




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