Call for entries: mobile photography contest & exhibition

The Appleton Museum of Art is shown on East Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala, Fla. on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. The Appleton is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2020.

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Posted May 24, 2021 |

The Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida, will present the seventh annual “Mobile Photography Contest & Exhibition,” with a call for entries from June 1-30.

Categories include: My Hero, Black & White, Adventure, and Horse & Hound. Photos will be juried by photographer Tino Grana. Prizes will be awarded in each category and all entries will be on view in an exhibition at the Appleton from July 13-Aug 8. Open to all ages; no experience necessary.

Photos will be accepted throughout the month of June; each participant may submit up to two entries in each category.

Categories and Instructions


Outdoors or indoors, share your best photos that represent the spirit of adventure.



B&WBlack and White

Share your best black-and-white photos — all subjects allowed in this category.



HoundHorse & Hound

Share your best photos that feature horses and/or dogs, two community favorites.



HeroMy Hero

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Show who makes your life better, in big ways or small.


Email photos to; include the category in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Photos must be sent via email. Entries submitted by mail or through Facebook or other social media will not be accepted. Send separate emails for each category; no more than two photos per category will be accepted. Winning photos will be selected based on creativity, quality, responsiveness to the category and overall impact. Winners will be notified before announcements are made on social media. All entries will be printed and displayed in the museum. For ease of printing, photos will be cropped by the Appleton to square or 4 by 5 inches. There are no guarantees for special printing of panoramas.

Exhibition Dates: July 13-Aug. 8. Museum admission fees apply. Visitors can enjoy free admission on Aug. 7, as part of Free First Saturdays.

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