The Urbana Park District and Champaign County Camera Club are hosting the 19th annual amateur photo competition at Lincoln Square Mall February 8-16. Anyone can enter up to five photos in the competition. The entry deadline is January 29th by 6 p.m., but if you enter by January 22nd at 6 p.m. you can take advantage of the early bird submission fees. 

Early bird: $5 for the first print,  $3 for the next four

Regular: $10 for the first print,  $3 for the next four

Youth catagory entries are free!

You can find the entry form and all of the catagories and guidelines for entering here

Top image: A close up of a person holding a camera. The Lumix camera is black and in focus, as are the person's hands. The person's face is obscured and the background is blurred. Photo from Urbana Park District Facebook page.