The Laurel Highlands Photography Club invites anyone with an interest in photography to enter its 2016 photography contest. This year’s contest includes six amateur categories and three professional categories. The entry fee is $6 per photo and $3 for students through 12th
grade. There is no limit to the number of entries a photographer may enter, and submissions must have an outside finished dimension of 11” x 14” mounted securely on mat board or foam core. Other rules and restrictions apply. See the contest entry form, available online at www.laurelhighlandsphotoclub.org
, for details. Contest entries will be accepted from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 5 at the Somerset Historical Center or during the club’s monthly meeting Tuesday, May 17 beginning at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Somerset. All entrants must sign an Exhibit/Display Release, which can be obtained online at www.laurelhighlandsphotoclub.org
or at the time of registration. Cash prizes and ribbons will be awarded for first, second and third place in all but the professional categories. Only those placing first in the professional categories will receive cash prizes. Each person entering the contest will receive admission for two to the Art in the Museum reception set for Tuesday, June 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Somerset Historical Center. Ribbons and prizes will be awarded at 6 p.m. during the reception. Winners need not be present to receive an award. Entries will be on display at the Somerset Historical Center from June 14 through June 28. Due to space limitations, all submissions may not be displayed. Winning entries will also be displayed at Somerset Hospital in early July. For more information, contact the Laurel Highlands Photography Club at LHPhotoClub@gmail.com.
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