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Photo Club show entry deadline is Aug. 18

The Pagosa Springs Photo Club will hold a juried exhibit opening Sept. 12 at the Pagosa Photography Gallery, 480 San Juan St.

This event is open to current Pagosa Springs Photography Club members and others who join for the 2012-2013 season.

Interested photography enthusiasts are invited to join for annual dues of $20 for single individuals, $30 for family or $10 for student membership. For more membership information, contact exhibit chairman T.J. Reynolds at or 731-9581, or club president Al Olson at or 731-9801.

The club has lined up Paul Boyer to jury the show and he will select only 36 entries for the exhibit. Boyer has juried the past five photo shows at the Archuleta County Fair.

There will be a $100 award for the first-place entry, a $75 award for second place and $50 for the third-place entry.

The complete set of rules and the entry form can be found on the club website at

There is a submission deadline of Aug. 18. A fee of $5 is charged for each entered artwork, with a limit of five image entries per participant.

Images previously exhibited to other Pagosa Springs shows are not eligible. Artwork submitted for judging consideration shall be submitted as a print-ready JPG image on a CD or DVD disk delivered to exhibit chairman Reynolds, 731-9581. Please title the files with your last name, followed by the entry number on the entry form. In summary, your entry will include a completed entry form, a CD/DVD with the image files on it and a check payable to the Pagosa Springs Photography Club.

Each print accepted by the juror will be mounted in artist presentation format with framed prints in black frames and a white or black mat. Maximum framed artwork width shall be no greater than 26 inches with a minimum print size of 80 square inches. There is no limit for frame height as long as it is reasonable. The artwork must be supplied with hanging wire firmly attached to it. Deadline for delivery of the selected artwork is Sept. 10. Unless sold, the print will not be removed from the exhibit until the conclusion of the show.

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