Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The 2013 Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Photography Contest began on Friday, March 1. The competition is open to professional and amateur photographers. All photos submitted to the contest, beginning April 1, must be taken at Magnolia and the Audubon Swamp Garden between March 1 and May 31.
Magnolia has organized the competition along with the Lowcountry Photographic Club. A $25 entry fee is required. Do not call the Magnolia ticket booth or office for contest details. To enter the contest and to obtain contest rules, go to www.lowcountryphotoclub.org.
Entries can be either color or black and white. Each photographer will only be allowed to enter two photographs. Prizes will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place finishers and 10 percent of the images that receive high scores will get honorable mentions. Entries must be emailed before midnight June 6 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non photographers must pay the $15 general garden admission. Participating photographers will be assigned an entry number issued by the club. To enter the gardens, the participating photograph must show their entry number along with photo identification.