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SCC photography club accepting entries for photo contest

Some of the Earths greatest beauty can be quickly found during a brief walk in a forest. Now, taking just the right picture of this beauty could make you a winner.

Somerset Community Colleges Fruit of the Lens: Photography Club is now accepting entries for their amateur photo contest. Life in the Forest is the theme of this years competition which will be held in conjunction with SCCs Earth Day festivities set for Sunday, April 17.

There is no charge to enter the contest, but the club requests that each contestant submit only one picture for judging. Only amateur photographers are eligible for the contest and images should not have time stamps and/or watermarks. Submitted images should have no obvious manipulation and must follow the theme of Life in the Forest.

SCCs PRIDE Club helped raise the cash awards that will be presented to the top three images selected by the judges$50 first place; $25 second place; and $15 third place. Certificates for honorable mention will also be given., a sponsor for the photo contest, will also be presenting each of the winning photographers with a photo album.

Judging the contest will be a panel of Fruit of the Lens club members.

To submit an image to the contest, go to and look for the link on the right. There you will find complete contest entry information and official rules. Photo entries can also be sent by email to with the required information. (See site for all the details).

Images for the contest will be accepted until Tuesday, April 12 at 5:00 p.m. Winners will be notified by Friday, April 15 and will be recognized at the SCC/East KY PRIDE Earth Day celebration on Sunday, April 17. Earth Day festivities begin at 1:00 p.m. and will be held on the SCC Somerset Campus.

All entries may be viewed prior to judging by visiting the website. Entries are displayed in the order in which they were received.

Fruit of the Lens photography is an SCC club for those interested in photography. The club provides an online home for SCC students, staff and faculty to post their digital images. For more information on the photography club, contact Stuart Simpson, faculty advisor for the club at 606-451-6856 or

Somerset Community College is a comprehensive two-year institution of higher education. SCC has campuses in Somerset and London, and centers in Clinton, McCreary, Casey, and Russell Counties. The website is . Call for admission and registration information toll free at 1-877-629-9722.