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‘The Civil War in Georgia’ photo contest announced

POSTED: May 2, 2013 1:00 a.m.

ATLANTA — The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding its fourth annual online photo contest to coincide with preservation month in May. This year’s theme is “The Civil War in Georgia.”

Entries will be judged based on creativity, choice of subject matter and composition. Contest judges include representatives from several statewide organizations, including the Georgia Civil War Commission, the Georgia Battlefields Association, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and HPD. All submissions will be displayed in a gallery on HPD’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/georgiashpo .

The top entry will receive an annual membership to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and a copy of the comprehensive Crossroads of Conflict: A Guide to Civil War Sites in Georgia. Winners will be announced in a press release and on the HPD website and Facebook page.

Submitted photos must be taken of a site or building associated with the Civil War in Georgia. Information on sites is available at Georgia’s Civil War Sesquicentennial website, www.gacivilwar.org .

Submit photos to georgiashpo@yahoo.com. Limit is two submissions per photographer and must be received by May 26.

Additionally, photos must:

Be 1200x800 pixels at 300 ppi (pixels per inch) or larger.

Be your original work, submitted with a Creative Commons license.

Have photographer’s name and hometown

Describe location and description of the building or site depicted

Full contest details including submission guidelines are available at www.georgiashpo.org/2013contest.


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