Amateur and professional photographers of all ages are invited to enter their best high resolution images celebrating our community in the 1st annual City of Palm Beach Gardens Photography Contest. The contest is only open to residents and students of the City and affords participants the opportunity to have their work showcased in a special exhibit in City Hall this fall. The deadline for entries is September 15, 2016 and can be submitted online at www.pbgfl.com/PhotoContest. Proof of residency is required. All photos must be taken in Palm Beach Gardens. Photos taken outside of city limits will not be considered.
In preparation for Florida City Government Week in October, this year's contest will celebrate the "Signature City" from the perspective of its residents & students. Each contestant may submit up to three (3) photographs in each of the five (5) categories listed:
• Beauty Abounds (Nature & Landscape in the City)
• Digital Manipulation (Add an artistic layer to your photography with Photoshop, Lightroom, etc.)
• iGardens (iPhone photos)
• PBG Culture (Scenes showing human interaction in unposed, candid scenes with physical environment)
• Black & White (Classic black and white images of the City)
A reception will be held to reveal the finalists and present awards to contest winners on Tuesday, October 18 from 6-8 p.m. in the City Hall lobby located at 10500 N. Military Trail in Palm Beach Gardens. The photographs will be on display for the public October 10-December 1, 2016.
For more information, please contact the Public Media Relations Division at 561.799.4152 or via email at email@example.com. Full contest rules are available on the City’s website.