Calvert County Kicks Off "Focus on Calvert" Photo Contest

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - The Calvert County Department of Economic Development announced today that they are sponsoring a Focus on Calvert photo contest. The deadline for receipt of entries is April 30, 2007.

Contestants may submit their photos on any scene or activity that depicts the unique qualities and beauty of Calvert County. Examples include festivals, parks, waterways, Chesapeake Bay life, landmarks and historical icons. Prizes will be awarded to an overall Grand Prize winner and to a first place winner and two runners-up. Winning photographs will be exhibited at a special reception in Summer 2007, featured on the Department of Economic Development Web site and may be included in a 16-month wall calendar to be produced in late 2007. To be eligible for inclusion in the wall calendar, photographs must be at least 8x10 in size and submitted in a digital format of at least 300 dpi.

The contest is open to all photography enthusiasts whether residents of Calvert County or visitors. Photos can be submitted in digital, slide or print format and all entrants must agree that the Calvert County Department of Economic Development has the right to use their submission for publication, promotional or any other related purpose without compensation or further permission.

To receive entry forms and full contest rules, please contact the Calvert County Department of Economic Development at 410.535.4583 or 800.331.9771, e-mail or visit online at

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