Marion County

Calling all mobile device users: Ocala photography contest open through July

OCALA, Fla. — If you’ve taken a cool photo on your phone, now is your chance to shine.


The Appleton Museum of Art and the College of Central Florida are hosting a photography contest for people to submit up to two photos.

Artists of all ages can participate in the eighth annual Mobile Photography Contest and Exhibition with a creative photo taken on a mobile device or tablet.

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There are four categories: accidentally awesome, nature, in motion and portrait. Prizes will be awarded in each category.

Mark Anderson, a photographer and public relations specialist for Marion County, will judge the submissions.

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There is no fee to enter the contest and all levels of experience are welcome.

Entries will be accepted through July 31.

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Selected photos will be displayed in an exhibition at the Appleton Museum of Art from Aug.15 to Sep.11.

For more information on how to enter the contest, click here.

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