The Heritage Festival will feature a Rural Life Photo Contest contest designed to promote Rural Life in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. Entries will be judged on composition, lighting, creativity and how well the theme is met.
The categories and age groups are: Group 1 – up to grade six (one photo per person), Open category – anything dealing with rural life, Group 2 – Grades seven -12 (one photo may be submitted for each category), barns and farm buildings, farm animals / wildlife, rural landscape / life along the river, people at work, Group 3 – 18 and over (one photo may be submitted for each category), barns and farm buildings, farm animals / wildlife, rural landscape / life along the river, people at work. The photo must be either 5×7 or 8×10 inches and must be matted; framed photographs will not be accepted.
No photographs will be accepted with name and title appearing on the front, names will be attached to the front after judging. Entries may not be accepted if the Festival Committee deems it inappropriate for display. Photos must be submitted by 3 p.m. Aug. 18. An entry form must accompany each photograph. A representative will be available to collect photos from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 15 and from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Ripley Builders Supply, located on Main Street, in Ripley.
All photos will be on display during the festival, Aug. 21, and 22, in Ripley.