Photography Division

Entries in this division should be mounted on a rigid surface such as matt board or illustration board. Each display cannot exceed 11" x 14". This is the finished size of the display board. Negatives are to be mounted to the back of the display board for viewing by the judges. It must be indicated what operations were accomplished by the student and which were borrowed, purchased, or accomplished commercially. Displays must be student generated.

PH-1 Photography (Black & White or Color) (Traditional or Digital): - Groups eligible to participate A, N, P and E - Scoring Guide for PH-1
This classification is for traditional film or digital, black & white or color photographic projects. Photographs are to be mounted on any color matt board or illustration board. Photographs are not to be altered (print or negative). Display size of entry cannot exceed 11" x 17". Examples: landscapes, building, animals, or person.  Original negatives or digital images are required, disk or flash drive are required with entry.

PH-3 Experimental Photography or Software Altered / Digital Imaging: Groups eligible to participate N and P - Scoring Guide for PH- 3
The Experimental Photography classification is for any photography project, black and white or color, that uses an experimental or alternative photography process such as, but not limited to, Photoshop editing and effect, or graphic arts manipulative, etc. Photographs are to be mounted on any suitable matt board or illustration board. Examples: landscapes, building, animals, or person. Or  Computer Altered / Digital Imaging Photography for any photography project, black and white or color, that uses a digitally produced image either by extraction from digital camera, video, still or taken from images already produced (No more than one scanned image, stock image from website or CD etc. maybe used in the PH-3 entry. All other images must be original work or images of the student's)
Images must be either on disk and viewable by entrant supplied computer or may be printed on photo quality paper. A description of the steps and modifications taken from original to final print must also be included. Prints are to be mounted on any suitable matt board or illustration board. Display size of entry cannot exceed 11" x 17". Computer viewable images should be easily viewed by scrolling of the mouse.