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MISSOURI SNAPSHOTS 2012 Photo Contest 5. A completed entry form must be attached to the back of every photograph entered. Omitting any of this information may result in disqualification. Photographers may win no more than one first-place prize. Winning photographs from the 2011 Missouri Snapshots Photo Contest are ineligible for 2012. Send entries to: State Park Photo Contest, 2722 E. McCarty St., Jefferson City, MO 65101. Entries must be postmarked by Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Enter and you could win one of five Missouri State Park Getaway Packages! I t’s that time again: Grab your camera and head to a Missouri state park or historic site. Your photographs could win you prizes in the 2nd Annual Missouri Snapshots Photo Contest! Rural Missouri and Missouri State Parks have teamed up again to bring you the contest, which is open to all amateur photographers. This year’s contest includes five categories for adults and a new category, “Children in Nature,” reserved just for shutterbugs age 12 and younger. In all six categories, a first-, secondand third-place photograph will be selected. Photographs will be judged on sharpness, composition, lighting, creativity and adherence to the category’s theme. The winning images will be published in the January 2013 issue of Rural Missouri. Good luck! where in Missouri’s state parks. Creatively photograph that history, and you could be a winner. encounter with a creature great or small at one of Missouri’s state parks could earn you first-place honors. Flora and fauna photography are both acceptable in this category. 6. 7. Show-Me Wildlife – A chance Prizes 1st Place – Each first-place photographer will win a Missouri State Park Getaway Package valued at $500. 2nd Place – Each second-place photographer will win a Missouri State Parks prize package valued at $100. 3rd Place – Each third-place photographer will win a $50 Missouri State Parks gift card. 8. Children in Nature – Shutterbugs Categories Scenic Missouri – Missouri’s state parks are blessed with an abundance of natural beauty: rolling prairies, rugged mountains and big rivers. Entries in this category should capture scenes worthy of a postcard. age 12 and younger may enter up to two photographs in this category. Kids may photograph scenery, wildlife or any other subject matter that would be eligible in another category. Prizes for this category are listed online at Visit for complete details on prize packages. Rules 1. Photos must have been taken at one of Missouri’s 85 state parks or historic sites. For a complete list, visit Photographs must depict activities that conform to Missouri State Parks rules and regulations. Photos depicting unauthorized activities will be disqualified. A photographer may enter no more than two photographs in any category (maximum of 10 entries for adults, two entries for kids). There is no cost to enter. All photographs must be entered as unmounted, 8-by-10-inch prints. Images may be color or black and white; photo manipulation beyond basic editing and toning is discouraged. Prints will not be returned. 2. Overnight Adventure – Whether in a tent, RV or cabin, Missouri’s state parks provide lots of options for “roughing it.” To win this category, show us how you have fun with family and friends when camping. Playing in the Parks – From fishing and swimming to hiking and interpretive programs, there’s always something happening in Missouri’s state parks. Winners in this category will capture the fun of a day at the park. 2012 Photo Contest Entry Form Clip this form and tape to the back of each entry. 3. Name: ___________________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________________ City: _______________________________________ State: ______ ZIP: ______________ Age (Children in Nature only): ______ Daytime Phone Number: _______________________________ E-mail: _________________________________________________ Category (check one): 4. Historic Missouri – From covered bridges and mills to the homes of famous Missourians, history is Scan these QR codes with your smart phone to visit our websites. Scenic Missouri Overnight Adventure Playing in the Parks Historic Missouri Show-Me Wildlife Children in Nature Above and Left: Waiting for just the right moment proved to be a winning formula for these first-place images from the 2011 photo contest. Entry Title: _____________________________________________ State Park or Historic Site where photo was taken: _________________________________________________________ NOTE: By entering a print in the contest, photographers give Rural Missouri and Missouri State Parks permission to publish the winning images. PRINTS WILL NOT BE RETURNED. Employees of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Missouri’s electric co-ops and their immediate families are not eligible to win.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Missouri - June 2012

Rural Missouri - June 2012
Table of Contents
The power of purple
The little town that could
Out of the Way Eats
Missouri snapshots contest
Sustainable forestry
Stocked with adventure
Hearth and Home
Around Missouri

Rural Missouri - June 2012