RANDOLPH, NJ – New Jersey high school students who enjoy the creative practice of photography have until April 13, 2019 to enter the County College of Morris (CCM) Seventh Annual Photo Contest for the chance to win prizes and be recognized at a CCM art exhibition. Millburn Camera ASAP in Millburn – one of the largest photo stores in the state – is serving as sponsor for this year’s contest by providing gift certificates for the First, Second and Third place winners.
The theme for this year’s contest is “Roots.” Redefining the meaning of cultural identification has become a global process as society continually grows, and people can no longer be labeled as only one thing or another. High-school-aged photographers are invited to submit photos that visually explore their cultural roots and shows the beauty and complexity of their cultural identity.
Winning photographs, honorable mentions and finalists will be featured in an exhibition, along with work from CCM photography students, next May in CCM’s Art and Design Gallery located in the Sherman H. Masten Learning Resource Center. Winners are required to submit high-resolution files for the exhibition and may need to show proof of ID and authorship.
To stay informed, contestants can join the “CCM Photo Club Competition” Facebook page (http://tinyurl.com/ludm5al) fornews and announcements, and to vote for the photo that will receive the Popularity Award. Voting for the Popularity Award begins at midnight on April 20, 2019, and all winners will be announced at the opening of the exhibition.
Photos can be submitted now through midnight April 13, 2019 either online or through the mail. To enter online, go to www.flickr.com/groups/3926302@N25/. To enter by mail, send prints or digital files to County College of Morris, Photography department, EH 110, 214 Center Grove Road, Randolph NJ 07869-2086. Be sure to include your contact information. There is no limit to the number of entries, and finalists for First, Second and Third place will be notified on April 20, 2018.
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Photos: Winning photos from the 2018 Photo Contest for High School Students were Frist Place Reese Vanduk from Sparta High School, Second Place Morgan L. Eng from Westfield High School, Third Place Connie Huang from Bridgewater Raritan Regional High School.