April 9, 2012
Richmond, Indiana – Wayne County residents and visitors are invited to submit original digital color images taken in Wayne County, Indiana during the 2012 spring months to illustrate what there is to see and do in Wayne County. The Tourism Bureau received over 500 photos in last summer’s photo contest.
The purpose of the Spring Photo Contest is to develop awareness of and interest in Wayne County’s varied attractions, activities, events, landscapes, city scapes and architecture. The Tourism Bureau also hopes to increase their interactions with residents and visitors, while supplementing their digital photo library. Plans are to use the best photos in online and print publications that promote Wayne County to visitors.
Photos are to be of attractions, historical and artistic exhibits/displays, public art, landscapes, city/streetscapes, historical buildings, etc. and people engaged in activities and actions, either as spectators or participants at Wayne Co. events and attractions.
Photos (at least 300 dpi) are to be submitted via a form on the www.visitrichmond.org website or delivered to the Old National Road Welcome Center on disk/jumpdrive by June 8, 2012. Mini-Challenges will be announced via Facebook weekly or bi-weekly to help direct participants to focus on a specific theme, topic, location or activity. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected by a panel of judges at the end of the contest and will receive a $75 gas card and a Wayne County Basket filled with Wayne County gifts. Mini-Challenge winners may also receive small prizes.
Many of the contest photos will be shared on Facebook, in our blog posts, on our Flickr and Pinterest accounts, and by other means. The best photos will be used in our print and web publications.
For more information about how to enter the contest visit www.visitrichmond.org or www.facebook.com/visitrichmondin or call 765-938-8687.
Karole Passmore is a freelance writer who enjoys writing articles and short stories, interviewing local people, and researching non-fiction subject matter– preferably historical. Graduate of RHS, Ivy Tech Richmond, and Earlham College– with a major in History, Karole has spent most of her life in Wayne County and enjoys the quaint atmosphere of a small town.
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