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Call for marine photographs! (Museum of Monterey)
The Monterey History and Art Association, Museum of Monterey-Stanton Center and Whalefest 2015 are calling for submissions of photographs by local photographers from Monterey and Santa Cruz counties to be exhibited at the Museum (5 Custom House Plaza in Monterey) and subsequently donated to a drawing to benefit both the Museum and Whalefest Monterey. For more information, go to www.montereywharf.com, Events or www.museumofmonterey.org
The subject matter of the photos should be marine life and activities photographed locally. The prints can be any size up to 16x20 inches, black and white or color, and should be mounted on a board so they can be displayed on an easel. On the back should be the photographer's name and a brief description of the subject matter, where and when taken, and any technical details of the shot. Initial submissions of up to three photos should be made in digital form to Pete Rerig at show contact info .
Deadline for submissions is October 15, 2014. Accepted mounted prints need to be delivered to the Museum by November 7, 2014. The quality of the prints needs to match that of the electronic entry, especially with regards to resolution. Whalefest reserves the right to reject the prints if they don't meet quality standards.
Up to 30 photos total will be selected by the Museum's curators. They will be displayed on easels throughout the Museum beginning November 15, 2014 until the last day of Whalefest on January 25, 2015. Many of Whalefest's lectures, presentations and documentary screenings will take place at the Museum on January 24 and 25. Intellectual property rights remain with the photographer.
While the photos are on exhibit, patrons may purchase tickets for a drawing to win one or more photos of their choice by placing tickets into individual receptacles for each photo.
A drawing from each receptacle will be held to determine the winner of that particular photo on January 25, 2015. Winners do not need be present to win. Winners may pick up the prints at the Museum, or have them sent to them, in which case shipping and handling charges apply.
Please contact me at show contact info if you have any questions. Thank you and we look forward to your entries!
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