GREENVILLE, KY (10/9/12) – The Greenville Tourism Commission is pleased to announce its partnership with the Western Kentucky Photography Club to bring “Scott Kelby’s 5th Annual World Wide Photo Walk” to Greenville and Western Kentucky.
The photo walk is a social photography event wherein photographers come together in a unique location to walk about, shoot photos, and generally have fun with other photographers. Scott Kelby’s photo walk is in its 5th year and will encompass communities across the globe. In Greenville, the walk will include many historic buildings including the Muhlenberg County Courthouse, Palace Theatre, multiple 100+ year old churches, the Duncan Center Museum and Art Gallery, and many more. The walk will also include the Brizendine Brothers Nature Park and the gravesite of one of Greenville’s most famous native sons, Lt. Ephraim M. Brank, war hero in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.
The photo walk will take place Saturday October 13th beginning at 8:00 am at the Muhlenberg County Courthouse and concluding at 11:00 am at the Greenville City Park where a complimentary light lunch will be served to photographer participants. In the event of rain, lunch will be served at the Muhlenberg County Library Annex in downtown.
The walk is open to photographers in all age groups and includes all skill levels ranging from amateurs to professionals. There is no cost to participate in the photo walk, however each walk is limited to only 50 participants.
As part of the photo walk, competitions are in place to recognize award-winning photographers and include both local and national prizes. The Greenville Tourism Commission will be hosting the local competition to seek out the best photos of Greenville taken during the walk and will award cash prizes of $150 for Best of Show, $100 for 1st Place and $50 for Honorable Mention. Judging of the GTC’s local competition will take place in early November and the winner will be announced on or before November 19th. For info on national prizes offered by Scott Kelby visit http://worldwidephotowalk.com/prizes.
Each photographer will have the opportunity to enter the local walk by completing a basic registration form and submitting one photo from their walk by the following Friday, October 19th.
There is no entry fee to participate and each photo submitted will be displayed January 1st – 31st 2013 in special photography exhibit at the Duncan Center Museum & Art Gallery. Each photo must be of 300 dpi quality or better for printing. The Greenville Tourism Commission is providing the printing of each photo entry and also providing a basic frame and name plate for the photos in the exhibit
Information provided by Beth Newman
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