Thursday, March 18, 2010

Simple Pleasures Photography Competition Seeks Entries

The Veranda Historic Bed & Breakfast Inn and Gallery hosts "Simple Pleasures," a juried photography competition. Opening reception for the event is Friday, June 11th followed by an Awards Dinner on Saturday, June 12th, at which winners will be revealed.

Professional and amateur photographers 18 and over are invited to compete in three categories: Simple Pleasures: Life in Senoia, Life in Georgia, and Life in The World at Large.

Call for Entry forms may be obtained by contacting The Veranda 770.599.3905, or by emailing Deadline for receipt of entry form, fees and CD with images no larger than 2 MB each is Saturday, May 1, 2010. Black and white, sepia, color and manipulated images may be entered in any category.

Cash prizes. Photographer Jeremy Harwell, who served as Creative Director for Ralph Lauren in New York before moving with his family to the slower pace of the Georgia countryside, is acting judge for the competition. Mr. Harwell has a photography studio on Main Street in historic downtown Senoia.

The Barefoot Photographer, Donna Rosser, will lecture on Saturday, June 12th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Photographer Gary Gruby who has studios both in Atlanta and Senoia, will lecture on Sunday, June 13th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

All events are free to the public with the exception of the Awards Dinner. Tickets for the Awards Dinner Saturday, June 12th are $40 per person. Selected photographs will be exhibited at The Veranda Inn Gallery, 252 Seavy Street, Senoia, Georgia from June 11th through the closing reception on July 16th, at which time the People's Choice Award will be revealed.
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