The 2013 4-H Photography Contest Rules and Guidelines have been posted.
Theme category is “Holiday Season in Texas.” This theme allows 4-H member to take photos of
any holiday from January 1, 2012 to time of entry. The Holiday theme should have photographs that
depict a Texas theme/flare or western heritage. Photographs can include nature, landscape, people,
animals (domestic and wildlife) as long as the subject of the photo is clearly related to a holiday
with a Texas/Western basis.
Format/Size of Photograph: We have changed the requirement of photo size to assist 4-H
members in submitting entries. Photographs should be taken at the highest resolution possible.
Photographs must be in a .jpeg, .jpg, or .gif formation. Files submitted may not be larger than
2,048k (2MB). Best of Show winners may be asked to submit a high-resolution file or an original
negative, print, or slide.
Entries will be accepted for the state contest between April 1, 2013 and April 15, 2013 via
CLARIFICATION: It is extremely important that 4-H members, project leaders, parents, and county
Extension agents review the descriptions of each category very carefully. Please do not enter
photographs into categories that are duplicates from other categories or ones that do not clearly
meet the category description. Photographs that do not meet the description of the category will be