Playing Outdoors/Idaho Camera photo contest details for 2016

The Playing Outdoors/Idaho Camera contest is open to all amateur photographers, which is anyone who does not derive their main source of income from selling photography. The theme of the photo contest is Playing Outdoors, and all entries must be taken in Idaho. That can include scenic, action or wildlife photographs.

Deadline: All entries must be received at one of Idaho Camera’s two locations by the end of business hours Oct. 7. Entries must be printed.

Size and number: Participants may enter no more than three photographs. Entries smaller than 5x7 or bigger than 12x18, and those not on photo-quality paper, will be disqualified. Framed photographs will not be accepted.

Identify it: On the back of each photo, or attached to it on a separate piece of paper taped or glued (no paper clips), include: name of the photographer, a daytime telephone number, email address, where the photo was taken and a short description of it and, if entering the youth category (ages 17 and under), add the entrant’s age. Entries without complete information may be disqualified.

Photos can be dropped off at or mailed to either Idaho Camera location in Boise: 1310 N. Orchard or Boise Towne Square, 350 N. Milwaukee. Entries will be available for pickup at the Idaho Camera on Orchard from Nov. 1 to April 1.

Important note: Photo Contest entries and other photographs and articles submitted to the Idaho Statesman and Idaho Camera may be published or distributed in print, electronic or other forms.