Impact 100 photo contest rules

VERO BEACH — Amateur photographers who would like to enter the Impact 100 photo contest should first contact Aric Attas by email (Attas@PhotonLab.com) to register and receive further instructions.

“We have been receiving irrelevant photos of children, the USS Constitution in Boston, the bridge in Stuart, and many others. We’re looking for meaningful photos of the needs of Indian River County: the lagoon, education, health, the hungry, the arts; in short, the essence of what we’re all about. Our focus areas include: Family; Health and Wellness; Education; and Enrichment & Environment,” explained VP Communications Martha Lemasters.

Contestants should refer to our Youtube.com video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnpP2yrvBbg.

“Aric will also arrange for the contestants to tour two of our community partners to see what they’re doing with our grants. We are looking for the humanity of our grants,” Lemasters added.

The winner will receive $250; second place, $175; and third place, $100. An anonymous donor has donated the prize money on behalf of Impact 100. The photos will be used in videos and various publications for Impact 100.

Judges include Aric Attas, photographer from Vero Home, Life and Design magazine, as well as an instructor at the Vero Beach Museum of Art; Kelly Rogers, Visuals Editor, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers; Mary Schenkel, Society Editor, Vero Beach 32963; and Laura McDermott and Martha Lemasters from Impact 100.

Deadline for entering is Thursday, Feb. 21.

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