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Picture Agriculture In Georgia - 2015 Amateur Photo Contest



The Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmer Committee would like to provide an opportunity for Farm Bureau members to showcase agriculture and to encourage appreciation of rural Georgia. This competition offers amateur photographers the chance to explore the many activities, seasons, triumphs, disappointments and faces of agriculture, our state’s #1 industry. The photos that win this competition will capture the image and spirit of agriculture and Farm Bureau in Georgia.





The contest is open to any amateur photographer (one who receives no income from photography) who is a member of Georgia Farm Bureau.


Entries will be accepted in two categories:


- Georgia Farm Bureau Members


- Georgia Farm Bureau Employees / Spouses



Contest Rules


All entries must be received via email by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.


All photos must highlight Georgia agriculture and have been taken in 2014 or 2015. Each entrant may enter four (4) photos, and only those of highest quality will be considered. You must submit a Photo Contest Entry Form with your photo(s). The form is a PDF document, which can be filled out directly on your computer. Simply right click on the link below, and save the document to your computer. After downloading, double-click on the document to open it in Adobe Acrobat, fill out the entry form, and save the completed document to your computer.


Photo Contest Entry Form



All digital photos must be sent as an attachment in a jpeg format by email to and should be at least 1MB in size. In the subject line of the email type “Photo Contest” and indicate which category you will participate in, either “Members” or “Employees”. Also attach the completed Photo Contest Entry Form to the email with your photo(s). Photos submitted without an entry form will not be accepted.


Photos entered in the GFB photo contest may not have been entered in any other contest. Photos will be judged on the use of angle, lighting, balance, color, contrast, viewpoint and technical ability. Photos altered in any way will not be judged. All photos become the property of Georgia Farm Bureau, and may be used for any purpose, such as publishing in Farm Bureau Neighbors and/or Farm Bureau News, posting on the Georgia Farm Bureau website, reproducing for Farm Bureau use or selling. Georgia Farm Bureau has the final decision on any and all questions or concerns regarding rules, judging, eligibility, prizes awarded or anything else that may arise pertaining to the Photo Contest.



All photos must be high resolution images of a minimum of 1 MB in size.

We prefer horizontal photos of at least 1024 x 768 pixels or greater.





Prizes will be awarded as follows:


Georgia Farm Bureau Members: One (1) First Place, $150. Eleven (11) Honorable Mentions, $75 each.


The winner of the Farm Bureau Members category will be featured on the front of the 2016 Young Farmer Calendar. The 11 Honorable Mention winners will be featured inside the calendar.


Farm Bureau Employees / Spouses: One (1) First Place - $100; One (1) Second Place - $75; One (1) Third Place - $50.



Children or People in Photo


If you use children or people in your photo, you must complete a Model Release Entry Form. Click here to download a PDF version of the form. This form must be completed and received by fax at (478) 405-3422, by email to, or by U.S. Mail. This for must also be received by May 6, 2015.



Georgia Farm Bureau

Attn: Field Services Department

P.O. Box 7068

Macon, GA 31209