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Plein Air Camp Hill Arts Festival
The 5th Annual Plein Air Camp Hill Arts Festival features two competitions for photographers – the juried Photographer Primary Competition, and the Quick Shoot. The Photographer Primary Competition requires a formal completed entry form, artist release form, $25 registration fee and the submission of 3 digital examples of entrant’s photography taken within the past three years. Entry deadline is March 16, 2015. All entrants will be juried by a committee and notified of their acceptance by March 31, 2015.
Those selected may capture images within the Central Pennsylvania region of Cumberland, Dauphin, York, Perry, Lancaster and Adams counties between May 25-29, submitting no more than two framed ready-to-hang pieces on May 29 between 12-1 p.m. for judging. Entries must be two-dimensional, minimum framed size of 5”x7” and maximum framed size of 20”x24” (outside dimensions of frames), taken outdoors within the specified Central Pennsylvania region (as defined above) between May 25-29 with digital proof of date and time required, have a name and be for sale.
Winners will be announced at the Collectors Preview Party, May 29, 6-8 p.m., at Camp Hill Borough’s Prosser Hall, 2145 Walnut Street, Camp Hill, PA. All photography submitted into the juried competition will remain hanging and for sale throughout the festival weekend. Main festival day is May 30, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., and the Prosser Hall gallery will also be open May 31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
The second competition for photographers is the Quick Shoot, an en plein air contest for which the shooting takes place from noon, May 29, through noon, May 30, within the Borough of Camp Hill. Digital proof of date and time is required for no more than one framed ready-to-hang piece brought to the appointed area with artist’s own easel by 3 p.m., May 30, for judging. Entry must have a name and be available for sale. Award announcements anticipated for 4 p.m. All works must remain until the Quick Shoot event concludes at 5 pm. Works not sold during the Quick Shoot competition will be hung for the remainder of the weekend at Prosser Hall gallery, including May 31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Those juried into the Primary Photographer Competition do not have to pay $25 registration fee for Quick Shoot, but must register. They also are not eligible for Quick Shoot cash prizes if they won cash prizes in the Primary Photographer Competition but may win “choice awards.” Quick Shoot participants do not have to be juried participants of the Primary Photographer Competition and can enter the Quick Shoot with registration form and $25 fee as late as 11:45 a.m. on May 30, the day the contest ends. Photographers must stop shooting at noon but have until 3 p.m. to submit framed, ready-to-hang entry on easel for judging.
Contest Prize & TERMS
First Place Award, $2,000.00
Second Place Award, $1,000.00
Third Place Award, $750.00
PHOTOGRAPHER QUICK SHOOT COMPETITION
First Place Award, $800.00
Second Place Award, $600.00
Third Place Award, $400.00
Photography Primary Competition also has an Honorable Mention Award, Artists’ Choice Award, People’s Choice Award and a Purchase Award. Quick Shoot competition also has an Honorable Mention Award, Artists’ Choice Award and People’s Choice Award.
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5TH ANNUAL PLEIN AIR CAMP HILL ARTS FESTIVAL
2015 PHOTOGRAPHER ENTRY FORM
Enter 3 digital images along with this 2015 Photographer Entry Form and a fee of $25.00. Submit your best possible JPEG images, naming your file using your initials, title of work and number: ex. (rmrimage1.jpg). The file size for each image cannot exceed 10 megabytes. The subject matter for these submissions is “open” and not restricted to any particular subject matter, nor any geographical limitations. The photography must be current to within the past three years. All entrants will be juried by a Committee. The total number of participants will be limited to 100.
• Applications must be postmarked by Monday, March 16, 2015.
• You have two ways to enter – by email or by mail.
• You may email your entry form and entry pieces to firstname.lastname@example.org, paying the $25 registration fee through PayPal on the festival website at www.pleinaircamphill.org.
• OR you may mail your entry form, properly labeled CD with entry pieces and $25 check payable to ECDG to: Plein Air Camp Hill Photography, c/o ECDG, P.O. Box 411, Camp Hill, PA 17001.
• Applicants will be notified by mail and email, no later than Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
Tax ID# or SSN___________________________ Phone Number______________
By entering the Plein Air Camp Hill Arts Festival 2015 Photography Competition and by signing this Entry Form, I agree to abide by all terms in this form and in the Call to Photographers. During the dates of the event, I agree to not sell any work unless I pay a 30% commission to ECDG. I also agree that images of work that I enter in the Competition may be used by ECDG for publicity purposes related to this and future Plein Air Camp Hill events.
While all reasonable care will be taken, ECDG and their assigns are not responsible for accidents or damage to your works or you. The Treasurer of ECDG or any of their assigns are not responsible for any monetary losses, including bad checks or credit cards.
Application submissions must be postmarked by Friday, March 16, 2015.
USAGE RIGHTS: Artwork Release Form
2015 Plein Air Camp Hill Competition Event
I, ___________________________________, hereby give the Economic and Cultural Development Group t/d/b/a Plein Air Camp Hill (hereinafter “ECDG”) and their legal representatives and assigns the right and permission to publish my name, contact information and artwork for the specific purpose of publication in various brochures, promotional literature and to their website, www.pleinaircamphill.org.
In giving my consent, I hereby release and hold harmless ECDG, their officers, employees, agents and designees from any and all responsibility or liability. I understand that I will receive no compensation, should any of my information or artwork be used.
I understand my information and my copied artwork along with this artwork release form will be maintained at ECDG. I understand I may change or withdraw this release/consent at any time by contacting ECDG in writing to the address listed below.
I understand ECDG has full authority as to which information and artwork they choose to place on their website. ECDG is not required nor obligated to use any information or artwork I submit.
I have read this release form, understand it and agree to the terms contained herein.
Signature of Parent or Legal Guardian (if a minor) Date
Please sign and return to:
Plein Air Camp Hill
P.O. Box 411
Camp Hill, PA 17001
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