The Historic Preservation Division (HPD) of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding its 4th-annual online photo contest to coincide with Preservation Month in May.
This year’s theme is “The Civil War in Georgia.”
Entries will be judged based on creativity, choice of subject matter, and composition.
Submitted photos must be taken of a site or building associated with the Civil War in the State of Georgia, including those in our own Lake Allatoona backyard:
Information on many other sites is available at Georgia’s Civil War Sesquicentennial website: www.gacivilwar.org .
Contest judges include representatives from several statewide organizations, including the:
Georgia Civil War Commission
Georgia Battlefields Association
Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and
- Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Submit your photos via email to [email protected]. Limit two submissions per photographer. Submissions must be received by May 26, 2013.
Additionally, photos must:
be 1200 x 800 pixels at 300 pixels per inch or larger
be y our original work, submitted with a Creative Commons license
include the photographer’s full name and hometown
clearly indicate the location and description of the building or site depicted.
All submissions will be displayed in a gallery on HPD’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/georgiashpo. The top entry will receive an annual membership to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and a copy of the comprehensive Crossroads of Conflict: A Guide to Civil War Sites in Georgia.
Winners will be announced in a press release and on the HPD website and Facebook page.
The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources serves as Georgia’s state historic preservation office. Its mission is to promote the preservation and use of historic places for a better Georgia.
HPD’s programs include: archaeology protection and education, environmental review, grants, historic resource surveys, tax incentives, the National Register of Historic Places, community planning and technical assistance.