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Deadline nears for photo club show entries

The Pagosa Springs photo club will hold a juried exhibit opening Sept. 12 at Pagosa Photography’s gallery, 480 San Juan St.

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

The club has lined up Paul Boyer to jury the show and he will select only 36 entries. Paul has juried the past five photo shows at the Archuleta County Fair. There will be a $100 award for the first-place entry, $75 for second place and $50 for third.

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 in other Pagosa Springs shows are not eligible. Artwork submitted for judging consideration shall be print-ready JPG images on a CD or DVD disk, delivered to exhibit chairman T.J. Reynolds, 731-9581, or club president Al Olson at, 731-9801.

Please rename 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 made payable to the Pagosa Springs Photography Club.

Each print accepted by the juror wll 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 that is 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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