Wednesday, April 2, 2008

AOA Photography Show & Competition May 4, 2008

Photography Show & Competition
May 4, 2008
Sponsored By: Arts of the Albemarle & The Daily Advance

  • The show is open to all photographers 18 years and older.

  • Color and black & white are eligible.
  • Photos from digital cameras are accepted. However, photos that have been digitally altered or manipulated using computer software tools and techniques beyond commonly used chemical print processing will Not be accepted.

  • All works must be framed, wired and ready for hanging.

  • Photographs can be no larger than 16'x20' (or measurements equal to) not including frame.

  • Two photographs may be entered for the entry fee of $10.00. Entries must be your own original works and completed since January 2007.

  • Theme Scenes of the Albemarle

  • Entry:
  • The entry fee is $10.00 made payable to AOA Gallery. The entry form and fee must be included with entries and labels taped on the back.

  • Works will be received at the gallery between Saturday, April 26 and Thursday, May 1 during gallery hours, 10A.M. to 5P.M. and Thursdays until 7P.M.

  • Late entries will not be accepted.

  • Sales:
  • The PAC Gallery will retain a commission of 30% on all sales. Please price your work accordingly. All work must be for sale. Unframed photography may be sold, however, it will not be hung or eligible for competition. All photography must remain on display until May 30, 2008.

  • Pick-Up:
  • All unsold works must be picked up May 31 through June 4th, during regular gallery hours. Checks for works sold will be issued no later than June 10, 2008.

  • Opening Reception:
  • The winners of the photography competition will be announced at an opening reception on Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 4P.M. All participants & guests are invited to attend.

  • Awards:
  • 1st Place: $200

  • 2nd Place: $100

  • 3rd Place: $50

  • *The AOA Gallery reserves the right to not display work deemed not in the best interest of the Gallery.

    For more information call:
    AOA Gallery at 252-338-6455
    Complete an Entry Form

    Additional Opportunity for competitors!
    The Daily Advance presents " Readers'
    Choice: Scenes of the Albemarle"

    This year, in conjunction with the Arts of the Albemarle's photography contest, The Daily Advance will host a "Readers' Choice" competition.

    Photographers entering the contest can also upload their photographs to for online voting.

    Participants may only upload those photos they are entering into the Arts of the Albemarle contest. The online gallery will be open for uploads from March 30th to April 19th. On April 20 online voting begins & will continue until May 2.

    The winners will be announced Sunday, May 4. First, second, and third place winners will be named and awarded the following prizes:
    1st Place: $50
    2nd Place: $30
    3rd Place: $20

    Please visit the following site to upload your photos:

    Instructions for upload:
    ¥ To submit a photo, you must be a registered user at (click the "upload" button to register)
    ¥ Photos should be in a JPG or GIF format.
    ¥ Photos should have a color mode set to RGB.
    ¥ There is a 5MB size limit.
    ¥ Flash Player 8 is required.
    ¥ Please include your name and where the photo was taken.

    For questions, please contact Felicia Joseph at 252-335-8114 or at

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