Entry Book

Dept. 20 Photography

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 DEPT 20 PHOTOGRAPHY

SUPERINTENDENTS: Dave Bertram, Chairman, (330) 648-2916; Mancel Samples; Assistant, Linda Bertram, Dee Samples, Jessica Sulzener

ENTRIES CLOSE: JULY 20 AT 4 P.M.  MAIL ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED BY JULY 13.
ENTRIES IN PLACE: Students: Sat. July 28, 10A.M to 3 P.M.  Advanced/Amateur: Sat. July 28 & Sun. July 29 from 10 AM to 3 P.M.
PROCEDURE FOR ENTERING PROJECTS: Each project must be entered on a separate line of the open class entry form. Pre-registration is necessary as well as the purchase of a membership, season or mini ticket. For children 11 and under, the purchase of an exhibitor's ticket is not necessary if the child's parent, grandparent or legal guardian has purchase a membership, season or mini ticket for entering exhibits.

You must pick up your entry tags for your photographs at the office.  Please check your tags to make sure the selected category and classes are accurate.  Report any discrepancies to the fair office immediately.  DO NOT ATTACH TAGS TO THE MATTING.

JUDGING: Sunday, July 29 at 8:30 P.M. (Closed to Public)
DISMISSAL: Sunday,  August 5 from 8 P.M. to 9 P.M. 

RULES:
1. Advanced, Amateur, and Student categories will be shown and judged separately. 
2. Experienced photographers or those amateurs who have won numerous premium awards at past fairs in the amateur division are encouraged to enter the Advanced category.
3. All other photographers, except for Students, should enter the Amateur category.  Students in grades K-12 should enter the Student category.
4. Each exhibitor must identify himself/herself as Advanced, Amateur, or Student.  Exhibitors may not cross enter between Advanced, Amateur and Student.
5. To be accepted as a valid entry, all 5x7 prints up to and including 8x12 prints must be:
a. original and pre-entered,
b. not previously exhibited at the Medina County Fair,
c. mounted to a single mat that, if preferred, is mounted to a mat board.  The project should not exceed 1/16 in. thickness and 11X14 inches in total size.  Panoramic prints may be entered but the matting may not exceed 11X14 inches.
d.  not foam mounted.
e.  not double matted.
6.  No photographs in frames will be accepted.
7.  Do not use wires or hangers.
8.  Name must be included on back of photo and arrows designating direction for displaying purposes.
9.  Each exhibitor may enter one item in each class with a maximum of ten photographs per exhibitor.  This maximum includes a combination of black and white photos.
10.  The committee is not responsible for entries submitted to the fair or entries left after dismissal time.  Photos not picked up by 9 P.M. the Sunday of dismissal may be picked up at the Fair Office the following week.
11. COMMITTEE HAS THE RIGHT TO ACCEPT/REJECT ANY PHOTOGRAPHS DUE TO SPACE INFRACTION, CLASSIFICATION OR TASTE. 
12. Photos may be cropped but not DIGITIALLY ALTERED unless entered in Manipulated Image Class.

13. Medina County Bicentennial Picture Contest: Must include the source of the original photo and who took the photo if known, sources of historical pictures include personal, newspaper and historical societies. The photo display is limited to 8"x14" in a portrait format with one picture displayed above the other.
PREMIUMS: 1st-$4; 2nd-$3; 3rd-$2. 

ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY
 
Section A. Color                                                            
CLASS:                                                                        
1. Landscapes                                                              
2. People
3. Animals
4. Action/Motion
5. Flowers
6. Medina County Fair, Festivals and Parades any photo that reflects any fair, festival, or parade in Medina County. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the event. Examples: the Medina Fair, Lodi Sweet Corn Festival, Chippewa 4th July Parade...etc.
7. Manipulated Image - digitally enhanced, dark room enhanced, and special effects
8. Medina County Architecture- any picture that depicts the diverseness of Medina County’s wide range of architecture. Examples: county court house, bridge, County Home, old farm barns...etc.  Both historic and contemporary architecture is eligible. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the item and its location. 
9. Medina County Bicentennial Picture- using a picture taken in 1920 or before of a Medina County landmark or building, take a picture from the same position as the original photo. The display should consist of the original picture or photo-copy and the present day photo. See rule #13 at the beginning of the department for the rest of the requirements.

Section B. Black and White
CLASS:
10. Landscape
11. People
12. Animals
13. Action/Motion
14. Flowers
15. Medina County Fair, Festivals and Parades any photo that reflects any fair, festival, or parade in Medina County. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the event. Examples: the Medina Fair, Lodi Sweet Corn Festival, Chippewa 4th July Parade...etc.
16. Manipulated Image - digitally enhanced, dark room enhanced, and special effects .
17. Medina County Architecture any picture that depicts the diverseness of Medina County’s wide range of architecture. Examples: county court house, bridge, County Home, old farm barns...etc.  Both historic and contemporary architecture is eligible. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the item and its location.
18. Humorous selfies Limited to 5”x7” in size. (All other rules apply.)
19. Miscellaneous Designed for pictures that cannot be displayed in other classes. (Pictures that belong in other classes will not be accepted.)
20. Medina County Bicentennial Picture- using a picture taken in 1920 or before of a Medina County landmark or building, take a picture from the same position as the original photo. The display should consist of the original picture or photo-copy and the present day photo. See rule #13 at the beginning of the department for the rest of the requirements.


AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY
 
Section C. Color
CLASS:
1. Landscape
2. People
3. Animals
4. Action/Motion
5. Flowers
6. Medina County Fair, Festivals and Parades any photo that reflects any fair, festival, or parade in Medina County. On the 
back of the entry include your name and the name of the event. Examples: the Medina Fair, Lodi Sweet Corn Festival, Chippewa 4th July Parade...etc.                 
7. Manipulated Image - digitally enhanced, dark room enhanced, and special effects.
8. Medina County Architecture any picture that depicts the diverseness of Medina County’s wide range of architecture. Examples: county court house, bridge, County Home, old farm barns...etc.  Both historic and contemporary architecture is eligible. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the item and its location. 
9. Medina County Bicentennial Picture- using a picture taken in 1920 or before of a Medina County landmark or building, take a picture from the same position as the original photo. The display should consist of the original picture or photo-copy and the present day photo. See rule #13 at the beginning of the department for the rest of the requirements.

Section D.  Black and White
CLASS:
10. Landscape
11. People
12. Animals
13. Action/Motion
14. Flowers
15. Medina County Fair, Festivals and Parades any photo that reflects any fair, festival, or parade in Medina County. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the event. Examples: the Medina Fair, Lodi Sweet Corn Festival, Chippewa 4th July Parade...etc.
16. Manipulated Image - digitally enhanced, dark room enhanced, and special effects .
17. Medina County Architecture any picture that depicts the diverseness of Medina County’s wide range of architecture. Examples: county court house, bridge, County Home, old farm barns...etc.  Both historic and contemporary architecture is eligible. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the item and its location.
18.  Humorous selfies Limited to 5”x7” in size. (All other rules apply.)
19. Miscellaneous Designed for pictures that cannot be displayed in other classes. (Pictures that belong in other classes will not be accepted.)
20. Medina County Bicentennial Picture- using a picture taken in 1920 or before of a Medina County landmark or building, take a picture from the same position as the original photo. The display should consist of the original picture or photo-copy and the present day photo. See rule #13 at the beginning of the department for the rest of the requirements. 

STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHY
 
Section E. Color
CLASS:
1. Landscapes
2. People
3. Animals
4. Action/Motion
5. Flowers
6. Medina County Fair, Festivals and Parades any photo that reflects any fair, festival, or parade in Medina County. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the event. Examples: the Medina Fair, Lodi Sweet Corn Festival, Chippewa 4th July Parade...etc.
7. Manipulated Image - digitally enhanced, dark room enhanced, and special effects.
8. Medina County Architecture any picture that depicts the diverseness of Medina County’s wide range of architecture. Examples: county court house, bridge, County Home, old farm barns...etc.  Both historic and contemporary architecture is eligible. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the item and its location.
9. Medina County Bicentennial Picture- using a picture taken in 1920 or before of a Medina County landmark or building, take a picture from the same position as the original photo. The display should consist of the original picture or photo-copy and the present day photo. See rule #13 at the beginning of the department for the rest of the requirements.

Section F.  Black and White
CLASS:
10. Landscape
11. People
12. Animals
13. Action/Motion
14. Flowers
15.  Medina County Fair, Festivals and Parades any photo that reflects any fair, festival, or parade in Medina County. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the event. Examples: the Medina Fair, Lodi Sweet Corn Festival, Chippewa 4th July Parade...etc.             
16.  Manipulated Image - digitally enhanced, dark room enhanced, and special effects.
17. Medina County Architecture any picture that depicts the diverseness of Medina County’s wide range of architecture. Examples: county court house, bridge, County Home, old farm barns...etc.  Both historic and contemporary architecture is eligible. On the back of the entry include your name and the name of the item and its location..
18. Humorous selfies Limited to 5”x7” in size. (All other rules apply.)
19. Miscellaneous Designed for pictures that cannot be displayed in other classes. (Pictures that belong in other classes will not be accepted.)
20. Medina County Bicentennial Picture- using a picture taken in 1920 or before of a Medina County landmark or building, take a picture from the same position as the original photo. The display should consist of the original picture or photo-copy and the present day photo. See rule #13 at the beginning of the department for the rest of the requirements.
 
Best of Shows
Advanced, Amateur & Student, $25, sponsored by Medina County Agricultural Society