Morristown-Morris Township Library’s 3rd Annual Photo Contest

Photo montage of photos from the library collections with a few submitted for previous photograph contests.
Photo montage of photos from the library collections with a few submitted for previous photograph contests. Photos taken clockwise by: NA, Frederick Curtiss, Stefan Glut, NA, Frederick Curtiss, NA, George Goodwin, NA, NA, NA, Stefan Glut, NA

Third Annual Library Photo Contest – 2018
Share your photos of the vibrant businesses of Morristown & Morris Township!

The North Jersey History & Genealogy Center invites interested persons to enter our third photo contest. Celebrate our community through the art of photography, and contribute to the Library’s local history picture collection.

All 2018 contest entries must feature a Morristown or Morris Township business. Your submission should be a clearly identifiable image of an interior or exterior place of business.

Photographs should be taken between July 1st, 2018 and September 30th, 2018 and submitted by October 5, 2018. Contestants may submit up to 5 high resolution digital images to: njhgclargefiles@gmail.com Open to amateur photographers only. (An amateur photographer is defined as a person who receives less than 50% of their annual income through photography.)

Model Release: Photographs that contain recognizable people must be accompanied by a model release form signed by each person photographed. If any photographed individuals are under the age of 18 years, the youth’s parent or legal guardian must also sign the photo release.  Here’s a model release form you can download and fill out:

https://www.wonder.legal/us/modele/model-release-form

Please include the date the photograph was taken, your name, contact information and the location of the photograph.

Awards will be based on artistic excellence and historical value. One award will be given for the best Morristown photograph and one for the best Morris Township photograph. The awards are a $50 gift certificate to the Jockey Hollow Bar and Kitchen and a $50 gift certificate to 70 South St. Gallery. Winners will be announced on November 7th at 7pm in Library’s lower level meeting room.

By entering the contest, participants will allow the library to use the images in library publications, social media or in future exhibits. Photographers will be credited whenever and wherever we post the photographs.

For further details, please contact the History Center at njhgc@jfpl.org or (973) 538-3473.

Photo montage of photos from the library collections with a few submitted for previous photograph contests.
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