Best of Show Trophy and Best of Class Exhibit

  • Entries in #101 through #112 must be mounted (with or without captions) on firm white cardboard or white foam board without matting or framing and uncut. Must leave a one-inch margin around the outside of the photos.
  • Photos with special treatments (frames, matting, customized processing) can be entered in #113.
  • Emphasis of judging will be picture quality in relation to Class.
  • Special equipment needed to show exhibit is the responsibility of the exhibitor. Consider how the exhibit will be shown during the Fair.
  • For tips on exhibiting photos, see pages in the back of your photography project manual. 

PHOTOGRAPHY DIVISIONS

 Project Interview (required)

PHOTOGRAPHY LEVEL 1

If using a film camera, please designate on entry tag.

CLASS 100      Two pictures — one in landscape and one in portrait of the same subject

CLASS 101      Two or more pictures showing how to keep a photo steady and level

CLASS 102      Two or more photos of the same subject taken in different lighting

CLASS 103      One photo where lighting creates a “mood”

CLASS 104      A series of photos showing interesting shadows

CLASS 105      Photo with sidelight from a window

CLASS 106      Series of photos showing lighting — front, back, side, top

CLASS 107      Photo or series of photos showing subject with and without flash

CLASS 108      Series of landscape photos

CLASS 109      Two photos of same subject — one with subject in foreground, one with subject in background

CLASS 110      Photo with an obvious focal point

CLASS 111      Three photos from different distances

CLASS 112      One or more close-up photos

CLASS 113      Photos demonstrating clutter-removal — before and after

CLASS 114      Series of photos showing bird’s eye or bug’s eye point of view

CLASS 115      One or more trick photos done through placement of subject

CLASS 116      Display of one or more selfies

CLASS 117      One or more photos of people

CLASS 118      One or more photos of animals

CLASS 119      One or more photos of buildings

CLASS 120      One or more photos of landscapes

CLASS 121      Photo story — series of photos that tell a story

CLASS 122      One or more black and white photos that show texture, shape, contrast and composition

CLASS 123      One 8 x 10 or 5 x 7 enlargement mounted on mat or poster board of your best picture in terms of                                         composition, human interest, appeal, and quality

CLASS 124      Display of “problem” pictures with description of how you could have made each picture better using the                           photo scorecard

CLASS 125      Photo slide show no longer than 5 minutes in length, with or without music

CLASS 126      Any other photo or photographs related to project 1

CLASS 127      Any other photo or photographs related to project 2

CLASS 128      Any other photo or photographs related to project 3

PHOTOGRAPHY LEVEL 2        

If using a film camera, please designate on entry tag

CLASS 129      Educational Display showing different parts of your camera

CLASS 130      Series of photos showing use of different lenses

CLASS 131      One or more photos showing use of lens filters

CLASS 132      One or more photos where light is used to create a mood

CLASS 133      One or more photos making good use of reflections

CLASS 134      One or more photos showing skill in use of the flash

CLASS 135      One or more photos showing skill in use of natural light.

CLASS 136      One or more photos showing strong use of the “rule of thirds”

CLASS 137      One or more photos showing the use of the “golden triangle”

CLASS 138      One or more photos showing the use of the “golden rectangle”

CLASS 139      One or more photos showing different point of view or perspective

CLASS 140      One or more photos where positive and negative space changes the composition of the photo

CLASS 141      One or more candid photos

CLASS 142      One or more close up photos of ordinary items

CLASS 143      One or more panoramic photos

CLASS 144      One or more photos showing use of color to create warm, cool, monochromatic, contrasting or                                             complementary photos

CLASS 145      One or more photos that inform, educate or persuade

CLASS 146      Photos or poster educating viewers on some aspect of photography

CLASS 147      Educational Display of “problem” pictures with description of how you could have made each picture                                   better using the photo scorecard

CLASS 148      Photo slide show no longer than 5 minutes in length, with or without music

CLASS 149      Any other photo or photographs related to project 1

CLASS 150      Any other photo or photographs related to project 2

CLASS 151      Any other photo or photographs related to project 3

PHOTOGRAPHY LEVEL 3

If using a film camera, please designate on entry tag.

CLASS 152      Series of photos showing different shutter speeds (Please mark clearly)

CLASS 153      Series of photos showing different apertures (Please mark clearly)

CLASS 154      Series of photos showing use of aperture or shutter speed to stop motion in a photo

CLASS 155      One or more photos showing depth of field as affected by aperture settings

CLASS 156      One or more photos taken in low light

CLASS 157      One or more photos taken in low light with a long exposure.

CLASS 158      One or more photos showing overexposed, underexposed and corrected lighting

CLASS 159      One or more silhouette photos

CLASS 160      One or more photos showing framing

CLASS 161      One or more photos showing strong elements of composition

CLASS 162      One or more photos using angles to frame the subject

CLASS 163      One or more photos that create a strong line in the photo

CLASS 164      One or more photos that demonstrates harmony by using the rule of thirds

CLASS 165      One of more photos that create discordance

CLASS 166      One or more still life photos

CLASS 167      One or more formal portraits of people

CLASS 168      One or more informal portraits of people

CLASS 169      One or more photos showing shapes, textures or patterns

CLASS 170      One or more photos showing symmetry and asymmetry

CLASS 171      One or more action photos

CLASS 172      One or more underwater photos

CLASS 173      One or more astrophotos (moon, stars, planets)

CLASS 174      One or more infrared photos

CLASS 175      Display of photos showing the concept of joiners

CLASS 176      Educational display of “problem” pictures with description of how you could have made each picture                                   better using the photo scorecard

CLASS 177      Photo story      

CLASS 178      Photo slide show no longer than 5 minutes in length, with or without music

CLASS 179      Any other photo or photographs related to project 1 

CLASS 180      Any other photo or photographs related to project 2

CLASS 181      Any other photo or photographs related to project 3

 PHOTOGRAPHY INDEPENDENT STUDY DIVISION

CLASS 141           Educational Display

CLASS 142          Other related item 1

CLASS 143          Other related item 2

CLASS 144          Other related item 3 

 VIDEOGRAPHY DIVISION

Please Note: Special equipment needed to show exhibit is the responsibility of the exhibitor.  Consider how the exhibit will be shown during the Fair.

Project Interview (required)

 

CLASS 100           Short, 1-2 minute movie, video or DVD on any subject

CLASS 101           Long, 5 minute movie, video or DVD on any subject

CLASS 102           Public Service Announcement (PSA)

CLASS 103           Storyboard and/or script for film production

CLASS 104           Podcast of video created

CLASS 105           Research on topic for film creation

CLASS 106           Filmed interviews on a specific topic

CLASS 107          Other related item 1

CLASS 108          Other related item 2

CLASS 109          Other related item 3