Community encouraged to enter photo contest

Published on Friday, 7 March 2014 00:14 - Written by From Staff Reports

Community members are invited to enter the 2014 Life in Tyler photography contest.

Entries will be accepted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through March 14. Photos will be showcased at the Rose Garden Center, and ribbons and prizes will be awarded for the Best of Show entry, as well as first, second and third place for each category.

Photo categories include “Family and Friends Enjoying a Recreational Event,” “Wildlife in a Tyler Park,” “Family Time,” “Historic Tyler,” “Outdoor Events in Tyler,” “Abstract Tyler,” “Macro Tyler,” “Birds in Tyler,” and “Flora and Fauna in Tyler.”

“Entry classifications are available for both amateur and professional photographers, as well as separate age categories for adults and youth,” a news release states. “Each entry must be matted and either 5x7 or 8x10 with the single matte no larger than 11x14.”

To get a registration form, or go to the Parks and Recreation office at 2000 W. Front St.