Glimpses of Greece Photo Contest
Contest submissions accepted: August 1-31, 2017
People’s Choice Award online voting: Week of Sept. 10, 2017
Judging: Week of Sept. 17, 2017
Winners announced: Monday, September 25
Exhibit Opening Reception: Thursday, November 2 at 7pm
You must be resident of Monroe County to enter.
Submitted photographs must be taken within the
geographic boundaries of the town of Greece.
Entries must be submitted in JPG format through
the library’s website starting at 9am on August 1, 2017. Prints will not be
accepted. Entries must be in landscape orientations. Maximum size 10 MB.
Winners can submit a larger file for printing upon request.
Each photographer may submit no more than 3
photographs for consideration.
A photo may not have any text or graphics
superimposed onto the photo surface. (i.e. no name or logo is to be on the
Photographer is responsible for obtaining
permissions if his/her photograph includes an identifiable individual.
Workshop presenters and judges are not eligible
Greece Public Library and the Town of Greece
reserve the non-exclusive right to use the photographs at their
of Light and Composition Thursday, June 15 at 2pm and 6:30pm
Dick Bennett, a partner at the Image City Photography
Gallery in Rochester, will teach you how to avoid common mistakes and take
better pictures. He’ll discuss basics of light, composition, and the technical
aspects of your camera.
How to photograph
landscapes Thursday, June 29 at 2pm or 6:30 pm
This workshop will teach you how to capture the beauty of
the world around you. Topics will include what types of gear to use in every
situation, how to work with natural light, and what times of the day make for
the most compelling images.
Wednesday, July 12 at 2pm and 6:30pm
Photographing the natural world can be both frustrating and
immensely rewarding. Learn new techniques for your wildlife photography,
weather you want to shoot pictures in your back garden or local country side, a
zoo, and wildlife park or nature reserve. Becoming an observant field
naturalist will ensure you gain a closer approach to wildlife before they take
Learn to use Adobe
Lightroom Software Monday, July 17 6:30pm
Turning good photos onto great photos is the work of the
Develop module in Adobe Lightroom software. In one two-hour session, learn how
to make your images great.
Black and White
Photography Monday, August 7 at 2pm and 6:30pm
Black & white photography produces powerful images that
endure the test of time. In this workshop you will learn about tonal contrast
in composition, elements such as line, texture, form, and shape and the
importance of light.