Call for photos to document Mountain State day in life
September 10, 2012 ·
Wonderful West Virginia magazine is planning a special issue to celebrate the state’s 150th anniversary. The theme of the issue will be “A Day in the Life of West Virginia,” and they’re looking to the public to help with the documentation.
You and your digital camera can help celebrate West
Virginia’s 150th anniversary by taking and
contributing photographs of the state for possible publication in a special
issue of Wonderful West Virginia magazine. The special issue will be published
in June 2013, West Virginia’s
The theme of the issue will be “A Day in the Life of West
Virginia.” All photos must be taken on the same day, September 15, 2012, from dawn until twilight,
within the state borders.
photographers, professional and amateur, to head for the hills, the valleys,
the rivers, the farms, the small towns, and the cities to capture images that
speak eloquently of life in our Mountain State,” says Wonderful West Virginia
publisher Bryan Hoffman.
state parks are good examples of special places to take photos that show off
the beauty of nature, but we also want participants to bring us common and
unusual scenes, including landscapes, events and people – slices of Mountain
State life on this one day.”
Rules: Photographs must be taken in the state of West
Virginia on September
15, 2012, and submitted to Wonderful West Virginia no later than September 30, 2012. Each contributor
may submit up to five photographs from throughout the day. Only digital
photographs may be accepted (no photographic paper or inkjet prints).
Photographs must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your
email address and telephone number, as well as the precise time of day and
place (including county) where the photograph was taken.
If there are any
identifiable persons in the photo, please send the names(s) and a model
release, if applicable (contact Bryan Hoffman at DNR
if you have questions or need a model release form). Photographs for the
tribute issue will be selected by the staff of Wonderful West Virginia magazine
and will be for use only in the June 2013 issue.
Technical: Photographs must be sent as full-size resolution
images (recommended size is at least an 8 x 10 at 300 ppi).
For additional information about this special photographic
tribute to West Virginia, please
contact Bryan Hoffman at 304-558-5546.
Wonderful West Virginia is the premier magazine about the
Mountain State, published monthly by the West Virginia Division of Natural
Resources. Call 1-800-CALL-WVA to subscribe or
submit the online form.