The photography project encourages self-expression and teaches proper use of photographic equipment and developing processes. Photography provides opportunities for career exploration and exploring 4-H.
District 4-H Photography Contest
In the District 4-H Photography Contest, members may submit one entry per division/class for a total of 4 entries per person. Divisions/Classes include: People, Animals-Wildlife, Animals-Domestic, Marine/Aquatic, Elements of Design. These entries are submitted completely digitally. Enter on 4-H Connect by April 1, 2013. The actual photos are submitted via Shutterfly. Entries are $5 per photo. Visit the District 9 4-H Photography Website for more details.
State 4-H Photography Contest
The State Photography Contest rules and guidelines are now available at http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/photography_contest This contest is for 4-H members ages 14 and older as of August 31st. Categories include Animals-Domestic, Animals-Wildlife, Catch-All, Details and Macro, Digital Darkroom, Dominant Color, Elements of Design, Food, Marine/Aquatic, Nature & Landscape, Night Photography, People, Plant/Flora, Storyboard and Theme. The 2013 theme is Holiday Season in Texas. A county may only have 1 entry per class, so there may be a judging process before the photo entries can advance to state. If you would like to submit a photo for the state contest, you should first submit it to the Montgomery County 4-H Office by emailing it to April at amfagan @ag.tamu.edu by no later than Monday, April 1, 2013. After being notified that you will be advancing to State, you will need to upload your photos and register for the event on 4-H Connect by April 15th.
Montgomery County Fair Photography Contest
Individuals may enter two photographs per division, with a separate entry card, fee per entry.
- I. Go Texan
- II. Pets-Animals
- III. Landscape
- IV. People
- V. Architectural
- VI. Vacation
- VII. Miscellaneous
Fair entries are turned in to your club manager at your January club meeting or special scheduled club meeting.
Visit the Montgomery County Fair website for rules on the Montgomery County Fair Photography Contest.
Texas 4-H and FFA Agriculture Photography Contest – This is a new, free contest for 4-H and FFA members. Put your photography skills to work and you may win a chance to have your photo displayed at the Texas State Capitol Agriculture Museum for an entire year! Find out more by clicking HERE.
2013 Career Photography Workshop – This workshop is being held in Temple July 20-21, 2013. Participants will learn how to take good photos, judge and place photos, and explore different careers in photography. There are also hands-on learning experiences involving photography of team roping, horse plowing, animals, period actors, barns, tractors, trucks, and more. The cost is $25 per participant (which does not include lodging.) To find out more, please visit: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/files/2013/04/13_TX4H_Photo_Workshop2.pdf