Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is accepting entries for the fourth annual Shutterbug Photography contest, part of the annual Art at the Garden celebration.The contest is open to any amateur photographer. Adults and youth will be judged separately.
Pictures can be submitted in six categories: plants, water, architecture, people, wildlife and events/celebrations.
All submissions must be 8-inch by 10-inch prints; electronic files will not be accepted. Participants can submit only one picture per category.
All photographs must be taken at the garden.
Winners will be announced in early February. Winning photos will be displayed in the garden’s Visitor Pavilion during February. The first-prize winner in each category will receive a one-year garden membership and $25 to The Garden Store.
Entries can be sent to Attn: Marketing Department, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012. The deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Dec. 31.
For details and entry forms, visit www.DSBG.org or call 704-825-4490.