The Greater Johnstown Camera club is pleased to announce a new photography contest open to everyone interested in photography. Amateur photographers of all ages and skill levels are welcome and encouraged to show off their work at this event. Entries will be accepted at the Johnstown Galleria Mall on October 15, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm or from 6 pm to 8 pm October 5th at the Community Arts Center on Menoher Blvd. There is an entry fee of $7 per photo on October 5th or $8 per photo on October 15th. Each contestant may enter up to (7) photographs in the contest. Photos must be the original work of the entrant and must not have been exhibited in previous GJCC contests. The outside finished size of all entries MUST be 11 X 14 inches. The actual size of the photograph may range in size from 5 X 7 to 11 X 14. All entries must be mounted on Mat board or foam core board. A mat around the photo is acceptable but entries must NOT be framed. Mats must be securely attached to the mounting board. Photo collages or montages will not be accepted for entry. All entries must be suitable for public viewing. Lewd or obscene material will not be accepted. Photographer's signature on the corner of the photo or mat board is optional and will be covered during judging. GJCC reserves the right to accept or reject any entry presented for judging as well as placing it in a more suitable category other than what the photographer intends. Entries will be on display during normal Mall hours through October 29, 2017. Contestants agree that GJCC and the Galleria Mall will not be responsible for any photographs entered into the contest and further agree to leave entries in place until the end of the stated display period unless arrangements are made with the club for early removal of photographer’s works. All entries MUST be collected Sunday October 29th from 2 to 3 pm. GJCC and the Galleria WILL NOT be responsible for any unclaimed photographs. This is a juried contest. Judges are not affiliated with the Greater Johnstown Camera Club. Actual cash prizes will be determined the day of judging. Each category will be awarded a first, second and third place award of cash and ribbons. Categories Scenic: Landscapes, seascapes, etc. think wide when you think of a scenic photograph! Floral: Flowers! Plants too! Macro photography is popular for this particular category. People: Posed or candid. Young or old! General: Still life, abstract.. if it doesn’t fit anywhere else, it goes here! Sports: Baseball , soccer, football, hockey, golf. Whatever the sport, it goes here. Wildlife:. Birds, wild animals, insects, fish etc.