FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
JULY 20, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 - or -
DAN CRANDALL - 216-635-3274
The camera is ready, the animal walks into the frame and the photo
turns out picture perfect - time to enter the photo in Cleveland
Metroparks "North Chagrin Nature Photography Weekend"
Photography Contest & Show.
The "North Chagrin Nature Weekend" Photography Contest
& Show is part of the new "North Chagrin Nature
Photography Weekend" on Saturday, October 16 and Sunday,
October 17 at NorthChagrinNatureCenter in North Chagrin Reservation
Photography Contest application forms/rules are available online at
www.clevelandmetroparks.com and at all Park District outdoor
education facilities. The photographic pieces must be framed
and no larger than 16"x20" and ready-to-hang prints of
wildlife, macro and landscape photography of Northeast Ohio.
Photographs must be delivered to the nature center between
September 17 through 26, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Selected
photographs will be exhibited at the nature center during the month
of October, and will be featured as part of the event.
Prizes will be awarded in each category and in two divisions: A)
adults and B) children, 17 & under. Awards will be given
for Best of Show, Viewer's Choice and first place, second place,
third place, along with honorable mentions in each category and
Cleveland Metroparks "North Chagrin Nature Photography
Weekend" features photo treks, North Chagrin Nature
Photography Photo Contest Show, speakers and presentations, and
internationally-known Pulitzer Prize-Winning photojournalist and
regular contributor to National Geographic Magazine - Jay
Dickman. Experts from Dodd Camera will be available to answer
questions and allow participants to try some of the newest
photographic equipment from the hottest digital SLR cameras to
large format printers, too.
NorthChagrinNatureCenter is located off Buttermilk Falls Parkway,
off the Sunset Lane entrance of North Chagrin Reservation, off SOM
Center Road/Route 91 in MayfieldVillage.
For more information or an application, call 440-473-3370 or
Get out and in to the Park District, grab the camera and start
taking nature photographs to enter in the "North Chagrin
Nature Photography Weekend - Photo Contest" of Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!