Photography

Front cover photo taken at the Hamburg Fair by Kristin Vandette.

For more information contact
Skip Hine 860-304-4147

Entries will be accepted in the Grange Hall Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Friday from 1:00 to 4:30 pm. See rules and categories below. 

Entry Formplease check back

Categories

Adult and Youth (ages 14 and under)

  • People
  • Animals
  • Black & White
  • Scenic (landscapes, nature, architecture)
  • Lifestyle (activities, fairs, vacations, sports)

Prizes

Adults & Youth (14 and under) –  for each category

1st Place:      $10
2nd Place:    $5
3rd Place:     $3

Best in Show:  Rosette Ribbon and $10 award for Adult and Youth

 Contest Rules

  1. This contest is open to anyone regardless of age. Professional photographers are not eligible. The person entering the contest must have taken the photographs submitted.
  2. There is no entry fee to enter this contest.
  3. The photographer’s entry form must be signed and attached to the back of every photograph submitted to the contest.
  4. Each photographer may enter a maximum of two (2) photographs in each of the five (5) categories.
  5. Photographer must enter as an Adult or as a Youth (under 14 years as of 7/1/24).
  6. Photographs must be 8×10” with no frames or glass.
  7. The contest judge reserves the right to re-categorize entries.
  8. No photographs previously entered in the Hamburg Fair contest will be accepted.
  9. All entries will be accepted in the Lyme’s Grange Hall only, Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00pm August 14th and Friday from 1:00 to 4:30pm August 15th. Judging will take place Friday at 5:00pm during which time the gallery will be closed.
  10. Entries will be accepted in the Grange Hall Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Friday from 1:00 to 4:30 pm. Judging will take place Friday at 5:00 pm during which time the building will be closed.
  11. In fairness to all fair goers and other exhibitors, photographs must remain on exhibit until 5:00 pm Sunday and may be picked up beginning at 5:00 pm.*
  12. In fairness to all fairgoers and other exhibitors, photographs must remain on exhibit until 5:00pm Sunday and may be picked up beginning at that time.
  13. The Hamburg Fair Committee will not be responsible for any damaged or lost photographs submitted to the contest.
  14. All entries become property of the Hamburg Fair Committee for its publicity, marketing and advertising purposes; they can not sell or assign these rights to a third party without an agreement with the photographer in writing. The photographer assumes all responsibility for getting permission from the subjects to submit their image(s) into the contest.

2024 CT Photo Contest
Sponsored by the Association of Connecticut Fairs
The theme for the annual photo contest is “Connecticut Fairs.” The photos submitted should show general scenes around our member fairs. Photos must have been taken after September 30, 2023. The photos entered do not have to be exhibited at any member fairs to be eligible.
Go to this link below for complete CT Photo contest rules and entry form:
http://www.ctagfairs.org/p/news-and-resources/contests/photocontest

If you are entering a photo of the Hamburg Fair we would love to see it and share it! 

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