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Time to capture heart and soul of Sherwood in photos

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Chamber sponsors photo contest focused at Sherwood sights of the city

COURTESY OF WENDELL CALKINS - Time to capture the soul of Sherwood in photos with the chance for prizes and a prominent place in the 2017/2018 Sherwood Business & Community Resource Guide.The Sherwood Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Capture Sherwood Photo Contest is a great way to celebrate local talent while involving the community in the creation of our Sherwood Area Chamber of Commerce publications. The Capture Sherwood photo contest's winning photo will be used in a prominent spot in the 2017/2018 Sherwood Business & Community Resource Guide.  Honorable mentions will be featured as additional pictures in the guide. The Capture Sherwood Photo Contest is open to all professional and amateur photographers with the goal of finding original, striking images of what Sherwood means to you or that represent a special or unique aspect of the community. These images may reflect the wide variety of events, activities, education, places, businesses, tourism, wildlife, landscapes, vegetation/plants and scenery relevant to our local area. Entries must be the original work of the entrant. Entries will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact, and artistic merit. Deadline for submitting entries is Friday, March 10, 2017.  

The grand prize winning photo will be used in a prominent place in the 2017/2018 Sherwood Business & Community Resource Guide. The winner will be made public and be awarded upon publication of the 2017/2018 Sherwood Business & Community Resource Guide. First place prize is a $50 gift card with second and third-place winners receiving $25 gift cards.

Entries should be submitted in electronic format, 300 dpi photos (at 8 ½" w x 11" h) in either jpeg format (at least 3 megapixels). Submissions can be uploaded and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or can be submitted on compact disc or flash drive and mailed (or delivered in person) to: Capture Sherwood Photo Contest, 22566 SW Washington St., Suite 101, Sherwood, 97140.

All entries must be accompanied by the completed entry & photo release form.

For complete information and rules, visit http://bit.ly/2kTsE8k.