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Call for Entries: 2024 Georgia’s Rome Photo Contest & Exhibition

Posted May 6, 2024 by Kristi Kent in News

The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism announces a call for entries for the 2024 Georgia’s Rome Photo Contest & Exhibition. Photographers are encouraged to submit photos that showcase the beauty of Rome, Cave Spring and Floyd County. Entries will be accepted from May 16 to midnight on June 16, 2023. Prizes will be awarded and it is free to enter.

The public will have the opportunity to voice their opinion for the People’s Choice Award for the best photo. All entrants’ photos will be uploaded onto the Georgia’s Rome Facebook page. The public will be invited to vote June 17 to June 19, 2023. The photo with the most combined Likes and Comments will be recognized with the People’s Choice Award.

Photos will be considered for selection in the exhibition from all entries received. An exhibition for the photos selected will be held at the Rome Area History Center July 27 to August 31, 2024. Photography will be showcased throughout the first floor exhibit space of the center.

Awards and prizes will be presented at the opening reception on Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. 1st Place winner will receive a $100 gift card, 2nd Place winner will receive a $75 gift card, 3rd Place winner will receive a $50 gift card,  Honorable Mention winners will receive a $25 gift card. A $75 gift card will be presented to the People’s Choice winner.

All prize winners and the People’s Choice Winner will select a gift card from any one of Georgia’s Rome Hospitality Members: RestaurantsRetailersService providers, Hotels.  First place prize winners and the People’s Choice winner will also be awarded a free 1 year membership to the Rome Georgia Photography Club.

The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism is proud to partner with the Rome Georgia Photography Club for this year’s contest. Master photographers from the club will jury the exhibition and select winners. The judges have a broad and well rounded knowledge of photography.

Photo Selection & Promotion
Imagery that best captures the uniqueness and beauty of Georgia’s Rome will be selected for the exhibition. All entries will be considered, however preference will be given to color photographs captured in high resolution. “We encourage participants to submit entries that share a sense of place,” said Kristi Kent, communications director for Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism. “Submissions should capture the beautiful qualities and characteristics of Rome that make our town unique.”

Photography will be showcased throughout the year in print and online with credits to the photographer. Photographers whose work is selected for the exhibition will have the option to sell their work displayed at the exhibition and will retain 100% of the total sale.

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Entries may also be submitted on a USB/flash drive with completed entry form and delivered or mailed to the Georgia’s Rome Welcome Center & Gift Shop located at 402 Civic Center Drive, Rome, GA 30161.

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Our Georgia's Rome tourism team works hard to curate content to help you discover and explore our beautiful town! We want to ensure our content is up-to-date and accurate; so please let us know if we ever overlook an important detail! This post was originally written by Kristi Kent and is updated by staff.

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