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Eagle, Wisconsin 53119

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Winning images from 2017 Photo Contest.

Old World Foundation Annual Photo Contest

We invite you to enter our 22nd Annual Photo Contest! Anyone may enter except those individuals involved with the administration of the contest. All photos must be taken on the grounds of Old World Wisconsin between September 29, 2017 and October 10, 2018. See the 2018 Photo Contest Rules for additional information and guidelines.

Submission Deadline: October 10, 2018 at 11:59pm
Judging: October 15, 2018 at 10pm in the upper level of the Clausing Barn. Judging is open to the public.
Reception: October 18, 2018 from 4 - 6 pm in the upper level of the Clausing Barn.

Online Entry Instructions

Photo Contest entries must be submitted digitally. All photos and payment must be received by 11:59pm on October 10, 2018.

STEP 1: Fill Out Entry Form
Fill out and submit your entry using our ONLINE ENTRY FORM. One person per entry form.

STEP 2: Upload Photos
Please read and follow all instructions below, before uploading. It is VERY IMPORTANT to give file names to your images according to these directions BEFORE YOU UPLOAD. Otherwise, we will not be able to match your photos to your entry form.

  • Images must be a minimum of 2,400 px on the long side.
  • Images must be named in the following format with no punctuation or spaces: LAST NAME, FIRST INITIAL, CATEGORY, PHOTO # 1 - 10 (ex: DoeJPEOPLE1, DoeJAG2, DoeJMONO3, etc. for a name of John Doe entering in the People, Agriculture & Gardens and Black & White categories). For categories, please follow these codes:
  • Agriculture & Gardens = AG
  • Historic Structures = HIST
  • People = PEOPLE
  • Still Life = STILL
  • Black & White = MONO
  • The Spirit of Old World Wisconsin = SPIRIT
  • Youth (through age 12) = 12 YOUTH
  • Youth (13 - 18) = 18YOUTH

Upload your photos: UPLOAD to SMUGMUG

STEP 4: Payment
Once your online entry form & photos have been submitted, please pay for your entries. If you chose to mail a check, payment must be received in our office within 10 days. If you chose to pay by credit card, you will receive a PayPal invoice via email for your entries within 1 - 2 days of submitting your form & photos. PayPal invoices must be paid within 10 days of receipt. Your photos will be officially entered once we receive payment.

Entry fees are $5 per photo for Adults (19 +) | $3 per photo for Youth (through age 18).

2018 Photo Contest Sponsors

Old World Foundation would like to thank all of our 2018 Photo Contest sponsors for their generous contributions:

  • Best of Show - Loyd Heath
  • 2nd Place Overall - WI Area Camera Club Org.
  • Youth Division - Sandy Matson
  • Ag & Gardens - Marlin Johnson
  • Historic Structures - Steve & Erin Whalen
  • Spirit of OWW - Gerry & Signe Emmerich
  • People - Friend of OWW

Tour OWW with Loyd

Enjoy the beautiful photography of Loyd Heath, retired OWF Photo Contest Judge and Best of Show Contest Sponsor

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