Entries sought for photo contest

June 25, 2007 11:00 pm

Triplicate staff

Coast Redwoods Art Association is calling for entries in its upcoming juried photo competition, planned for Aug. 4-26 at Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way.

The competition is open to all photographers in Northern California and Southern Oregon who are 18 years old or older.

Photographs can be digital or on film, but no photo manipulations beyond what would constitute normal darkroom techniques will be accepted.

Entrants can submit three shots, which cannot be larger than 40 inches including the frame. All entries must be framed with a wire hanger and labeled on the back with the photographer's name, address, telephone number, title, medium and price.

Photos must have been taken within the past two years. Those that are deemed unacceptable will not be allowed.

Entry forms must be received by July 27 for consideration. Entries must be delivered to the gallery between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. July 31.

Entries will be juried and hung Aug. 2. Artists whose work is not accepted will be notified by phone or e-mail.

An opening reception is planned at the gallery from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 4. Winners will be announced at the reception.

Awards are:

•$1,000 for Del Norte County/Crescent City Visitors Bureau Best of Show award,

•$500 for Swanlund's Camera & Digital Best Color Award, $500 for Requa Inn Best Black and White award

•$250 for Rural Human Services/The Daily Triplicate/Del Norte County Historical Society Historical 150th award.

The exhibit closes Aug. 25-26, when artists are expected to pick up their work between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The gallery will charge a 25 percent commission on all sales.

For entry forms, call 707-457-9600 or 707-465-6191, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it