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Deadline: October 29, 2014
Winner is: Judged & Voted
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $5 per Photo

2014 Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest

2014 Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest 2014 Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest. From life on the farm and the agricultural industry to sweeping farmscapes and celebrations of agriculture, the Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest let’s photographers share their own piece of America’s agricultural story.

Contest Categories

SSNHA reserves the right to reclassify photos better suited to an alternate category.

American Farmscapes: From rustic farms to rolling hills of patchwork fields, the rural countryside holds a beauty uniquely American. This category captures this beauty through artistic depictions of farm and field scenes scattered throughout rural America.

Life on the Farm: Farm Life is characterized by hard work combined with a connection to the land. This category shares the story of the American farmer who helps feed the world, along with day-to-day life on the farm.

Silos & Smokestacks Partner Sites: From dairy farms and museums to vineyards and tractor assembly tours, more than 100 Designated Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area Partner Sites are sharing their own part of America’s agricultural story in a 37-county region of Northeast Iowa. This category lets visitors share their experience at Heritage Area Partner Sites.

Celebrations of Agriculture: Steeped in culture, festivals and fairs have long been held to celebrate American agriculture and the fruits of the harvest. From a state fair to a hometown rhubarb fest, this category commemorates the agricultural experience at countless events throughout the country.

America’s Agricultural Industry: America’s agricultural industry has helped to shape agriculture worldwide. From the relics of smokestacks that once dotted the American landscape, to the barges that transport grain on the Mississippi River, this category captures this important story.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Best of Show - $500 Cash Prize
First Place - $100 in each Category
Second Place - $50 in each Category
Third Place - $25 in each Category
People's Choice - CyberLink PhotoDirector 5 ELIGIBILITY: USA

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COPYRIGHT: Photographers retain all copyrights associated with their photograph(s). USAGE RIGHTS: Entry in the contest constitutes agreement to allow photographs to be published, exhibited and used in all forms and/or media by SSNHA. Typical use may include features in exhibits or program promotional materials. Photos will also be exhibited through SSNHA’s social media channels, with all efforts utilized to protect improper download by outside sources. When possible, photographers will be given credit during usage. Due to the nature of some programs, credit may not be given in all uses. Photos will not be sold by SSNHA to any outside source. Any requests from outside sources will be advised to contact the photographer directly.

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