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Amateur Photography – Class 20 – 18yrs & Older

2024

Chairperson: Ann Julia Bajema 905-986-4895

Assistants: Linda Arbuckle, Colleen Arbuckle

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • All “General” and “Homecraft” Rules apply (see index)
  • Open to amateur photographers ONLY (anyone who is not making a full or part-time living on photography) 18 years or older. An amateur photographer is a hobby photographer whose work is not or has not been sold or shown in galleries, does not have a certified diploma or degree in photography, is not or has not made a part time or full time living from their photography or was not employed in a field relating to photography.
    • Exhibitors should read both the “Homecraft” rules and the “General” rules (see index).
  • No previous Port Perry Fair winning photos to be entered.
  • Photos must not exceed 4”x 6”.
  • Photos must be properly mounted on a white or black background which is a min. 5”x7” and a max. 6”x8” or they will be disqualified.
  • All photographs to be taken by the exhibitor. By signing the entry form, the exhibitor certifies that he/she is the originator of the photo.
  • No digitally enhanced photos allowed.
  • Attach entry tag securely to the right hand side of photo. (See illustration below)

HINT: when filling out your entry tag, please use the description given in the Exhibitor Book

Prize Money: 1st $7, 2nd $5, 3rd $4, 4th $2 (Section 20.1-20.22 and 20.29-20.40)

AMATEUR COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY

  1. Farm Babies
  2. Farm Structures (barn, silo, grain bin, etc.)
  3. Garden Harvest
  4. Farmer’s Field
  5. Spring at Last
  6. Water in Motion
  7. Making Memories
  8. After the Storm
  9. Close up
  10. Winter Wonderland
  11. My little helper
  12. Photo taken from a plane window
  13. Faraway place
  14. Out of Place
  15. The Great Outdoors
  16. Bird(s)
  17. City Scape
  18. Sunrise/Sunset
  19. Bursting with Colour – Fall Scene
  20. Something that Makes You Laugh
  21. Sports Action shot
  22. SPECIAL: TBA 
    Prizes: 1st $7, 2nd $5, 3rd $4 Sponsored By: TBD
  23. SPECIAL: TBA
    Prizes: 1st $7, 2nd $5, 3rd $4 Sponsored By: TBD
  24. SPECIAL: TBA

    Prize Money: 1st $12 2nd $8 3rd $5 Sponsored by TBD.

  25. SPECIAL: TBA

    A collection of 3-5 photos mounted on a background no larger than 15” x 15”.
    Prizes: 1st $12, 2nd $8, 3rd $5 Sponsored by TBD

  26. SPECIAL: Horses
    Prizes: 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10
    Sponsored by The Standard Newspaper
  27. Special: Happy face(s) – can be human and/or animal

    Prizes: 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10

    Sponsored by The Standard Newspaper

  28. Special: Baby animal(s)
    Prizes: 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10

    Sponsored by The Standard Newspaper

  29. Special: Photo taken at the 2023 Port Perry Fair
    Prizes: 1st. $ 15, 2nd. $12, 3rd. $ 8
    Sponsored by the Port Perry Ag. Society

    **A rosette will be awarded to Colour Photo chosen Best In Show

AMATEUR BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY - 18yrs & older

Prize Money: 1st $7, 2nd $5, 3rd $4, 4th $2 (Section 20.29-20.40)

30. Old Farm Tractor
31. Barn(s)
32. Working Hands
33. Abandoned
34. Dead tree or stumps
35. All in a Row
36. Night Shot
37. Ruins
38. Eyes
39. Shadows
40. What is it? (2 photos) 1st photo, close up of an interesting detail of an object; 2nd photo shows the entire object; 2nd photo to be covered by a flap of paper that can be lifted for viewing. Mounted on background no larger than 8” X 11”

41. SPECIAL: TBD

Prizes: 1st $12, 2nd $8, 3rd $5
Sponsored by TBA

42. SPECIAL: Farm Equipment – can be one or more pieces of farm equipment (max. 5″x7″ photo mounted on a background no larger than 6″x8″)
Prizes: 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10
Sponsored by The Standard Newspaper

43. SPECIAL: Farm animals
Prizes: 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10
Sponsored by The Standard Newspaper

**A rosette will be awarded to Black & White Photo chosen Best In Show

Professional Photography section

Open to Professional Photographers Only; anyone making a part time or full time living from their photography, sold or shown in galleries, is employed or has been employed in a field related to photography.

Exhibitors should read both the “Homecraft” rules and the “General” rules (see index).

Rules and regulations
• No previous Port Perry Fair winning photos to be entered.
• One entry per section.
• Photos must not exceed 5”x7” and must be mounted on a black or white
background, not to exceed 6”x8”.
• All photographs to be taken by the exhibitor. By signing the entry
form, the exhibitor certifies that he/she is the originator of the photo.
• No digitally enhanced photos allowed.
• Attach entry tag securely to the right hand side of photo.
(See illustration at beginning of Photography section)
• No business names or identifying logos permitted.
Prizes: 1st $7, 2nd $5, 3rd $4, 4th $2

44. Rural Life – colour
45. Celebration – colour
46. All in a Row – colour
47. Street Scene – black and white
48. Roots Run Deep – black and white
49. Effective use of Black & White