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SCCs Media Matters Photography Contest

Few would argue that Kentucky is a beautiful place to be during springtime. Now, taking just the right picture of this beauty could make you a winner.

Somerset Community Colleges Media Matters: Photography Club is now accepting entries for an amateur photo contestFlora and Fauna in The Wild. The competition is being held in conjunction with SCCs Earth Day festivities.

Submitted image should only include photos of or in the wild. 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.

Cash awards will be presented to the top three images selected by the judges$50 first place; $25 second place; and $15 third place. Certificates for honourable mention will also be given. Judging the contest will be a panel of Media Matters Club members.

To submit an image to the contest, attach your photo to an email and send it to sccmediamatters@gmail.com. In the email include entrants name, a name for the photo, and tell where the photograph was taken. All images should be in .jpg or .png format, and should be no smaller than 800x800 pixels.

Images for the contest will be accepted until Tuesday, April 20 at 5 p.m. Winners will be notified by Friday, April 23 and will be recognized at the SCC/East KY PRIDE Earth Day celebration on Sunday, April 25. Earth Day festivities begin at 1 p.m. and will be held at SCCs Somerset Campus North.

All entries may be viewed prior to judging by visiting our Facebook page. Find us by searching for SCC Media Matters Club on Facebook. Entries are displayed in the order in which they are received.

Media Matters: 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 contest or Media Matters: Photography, contact club president Jocelyn Daulton at kaityslanaa@gmail.com or club vice president Jules Jenkins at jjenkins0074@kctcs.edu.

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

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