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21st Annual Photo Contest

21st Annual Photo Contest
Theme: “Pawtucket Works”

WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

The City of Pawtucket and The Camera Werks announce the 21st Annual City of Pawtucket Photo Contest.

"The 21st Annual Photo Contest submissions have now been made and we look forward to announcing the winners on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 4pm in the Visitor’s Center. Over the years, Camera Werks and Patti, have gotten participation from tens of thousands of students throughout our city with winning photos, many taken by students, finding their way into the City of Pawtucket Calendar. We look forward to another great event this year!" – Mayor Donald R. Grebien

Twelve winning photos will be selected by a panel of local photographers and placed in the 2020 City Calendar.

This annual contest provides an opportunity to bring awareness to daily life, historic locations and the ever changing landscape of Pawtucket through the lens of a camera. The contest is open to residents and non-residents alike, but the photo must be taken in Pawtucket.

Contest rules: All photo submissions should follow the contest theme. All photos must be taken in the City of Pawtucket within the past year. Only one entry per contestant submitted by the photographer. Photos may be in color or black & white and shot horizontally. Film or high quality digital prints will be accepted.

All photos must be of good quality and suitable for reproduction.

Submitted photos should be mounted on foamcore or mountboard, but not framed; overall size of the mounted photo should not be smaller than 8”x10” or larger than 12”x18”. All photos will be displayed at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center during the City of Pawtucket’s Arts Festival in September. The Mayor’s Choice Award will receive a $100 cash prize. First Place will receive a $75.00 cash prize. Second Place will receive a $50.00 cash prize and other remaining winners will receive gift certificates.

All winning photos will be used in the City of Pawtucket’s 2020 Calendar. Submissions will be accepted from May 1st to August 3rd, and should be dropped off at The Camera Werks, 766 Hope Street, Providence, Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am– 5:30 pm. For further information, please call 401.273.5367.

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