In The Eyes Of A Camera Capturing The Best Of Missouri Agriculture

22 May

There are certain ways to promote some of advocacies and purpose. Photography is probably one of the most used ways of promotion in a time when photos are becoming a great deal. In Missouri, the Department of Agriculture is looking for the best prints of photographs of unique stories and images of agriculture to show in the contest that they are creating.

This contest provides an opportunity for amateur photographers to showcase their best prints of agriculture in their beloved state in their best canvas prints, or from their mobile devices. This can be images and pictures of the Missouri landscape, a creative short of the harvest, a farm tractor, or any moment of fun and leisure of a family in the heart of their Missouri home.

This photo contest has several categories which include the following:

  • Beauty of the Farm
  • Faces of the Farm
  • The Farmer’s Life
  • Pride of the Farm, and
  • Farm Selfie

This contest is open to all amateur photographers and each contestant can enter a maximum of three (3) photographs for each of the categories. The sixth category, Children’s Barnyard, a special category for growing photographers ages 12 and below.

The different contest pieces that will be entered will be judged based on memorable content, impact, creativity, and image quality.

There are prizes to be won in the contest thanks to Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Grown Program. Gift certificates will be given to the winners for a category. A special prize will also be provided to the one with the Best Show. The best canvas prints by the winners will be professionally printed and provided.

The photo entries should be submitted by June 15 and the winning pieces that will be announced mid-July will be showcased and displayed during the Missouri State Fair on Aug 10-20 at the Agriculture Building.

All content information and submission can be found in the Missouri Department of Agriculture website. All entries will also be submitted via the website. From all these entries, surely there are those prints that will be considered as the best prints and these best canvas prints will be a good reminder to their win.