SlowExposures announces the Dunnahoo Prize for young photographers division

7.6.17 SlowExposures YouthSTAFF REPORT :::

SlowExposures is pleased to announce the inaugural Dunnahoo Prize for the winner of our Young Photographers Division.

The prize will honor Dr. Dan Dunnahoo’s lifetime commitment to inspiring students to engage with art. The first place winner of the Young Photographer Show will receive this honor, a ribbon and a $50 award. Second place and third place winners will receive ribbons, $30 and $20 respectively.

Please encourage our young photographers to enter the 2017 SlowExposures Young Photographers Show to be held in conjunction with the 15th annual photography festival that celebrates the rural American South.

The YP theme for 2017 is “Life in the Rural South”.

The show will hang at the R.F. Strickland Center from September 14 through 17 with a Reception sponsored by the Pike County Arts Council for the photographers on Sunday, Sept. 17. Every year, it is a fitting conclusion to the show to honor these photographers of the future.

Students from across Georgia (public, private or homeschooled) are encouraged to submit up to three digital photos by visiting the SlowExposures website at

There are three divisions: K-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Students should enter the division in which they will be enrolled on Sept. 1.

The juried-in images will be printed and matted by the Young Photographers Committee and presented during 2017 SlowExposures: Unplugged.

The deadline for entering is midnight, Aug. 20. The SlowExposures committee invites you to play a role in encouraging the dreams and aspirations of a young photographer in your life.


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