4-H PHOTOGRAPHY DIVISION 

***All classes with ONE photograph must be mounted on white 10”x 16” mat board. All classes with more than one photograph must be mounted on white 16” x 20” mat board. 

 

ALL Photos (except horticulture classes) must include a description. The description must be typed, on white paper, and placed directly below the photograph it is identifying. Descriptions must include:

*Class

*Subject

*Location

*Equipment Used (Specific Camera, cell phone, or DSLR); If using Point and Shoot or DSLR camera, please list specific Lens, Tripod, Trigger Release, Lighting, etc…)

*Skill Applied from 4-H Photography Curriculum [specific page from curricula guide should be listed]

 

NATURAL RESOURCES

764a Forest: Photograph showing Forest (large area dominated by trees) and/or Forestry Activities

764b Water: Photograph showing still or moving natural water system or water activity

764c Wildlife: Photograph showing unrestrained and live wildlife in natural habitat; Domestic animals are not permitted

764d Natural Scenic: Photograph showing natural scene [manmade object not as subject of photograph

764e Native Plants: 1 – 5 Photograph(s) of Kentucky Native Flora in natural area [not garden] - a plant that occurs naturally in the place where it evolved.

764f Insect: Photograph of insect(s) unrestrained and live in natural habitat

 

AGRICULTURE

765a Livestock: Photograph uses livestock as the main subject.

765b Crops: Photograph uses crops as main focus.

765c Life Cycle: 1-5 photograph(s) clearly showing life-cycle as part of the story, crops or livestock.

765d Agriculture Scenic: Landscape photograph with agriculture as the main focus.

765e Farm Equipment/Implement:  Photograph with agriculture equipment/implement as main subject.

765f Modern or Historic Practices: 1-5 photograph(s) showing a singular, comparison, or advancement in an agriculture practice.

 

LEADERSHIP

766a Formal/Candid Portrait: Photograph that shows a person as the main subject. [Not a snapshot but a carefully arranged pose under effective lighting conditions and a candid photograph is a photograph captured without creating a posed appearance.]

766b Urban Scenic: Landscape Photograph showing an Urban setting as the main subject.

766c Event: 1-5 Photograph(s) that are focused on a community event.

766d Service: Photograph that displays service learning (community service) as the main subject.

766e 4-H Event: 1-5 Photograph(s) that cover a 4-H event you attended.

766f National/International: 1-5 Photograph(s) that focus on a National or International experience.

 

FCS

767a Family: Portrait or Candid Photograph of family members or event

767b Food Preparation: 1 – 5 Photograph(s) showing meal or single food item preparation

767c Culture: Photograph showing unique perspective of local or global culture

767d Fashion Portrait: Portrait Photograph with modeled fashion as the primary subject

767e Patterns/Design: Photograph Showing Natural or Manmade Pattern / Design

767f Residential: 1 – 5 Photograph(s) showing residence or residential area from inside and outside.

 

SET

768a Mechanics: 1 – 5 Photograph(s) showing the applied concept of force and energy.

768b Architecture: Photograph showing the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures.

768c Energy: Showing the creation or expulsion of energy

768d Movement: 1 – 5 Photograph(s) of object showing movement [manmade]

768e Construction: 1 – 5 Photograph(s) showing the steps of construction for any built structure

768f Machinery/Equipment – Photograph showing machinery or equipment used in construction, engineering, or repair.

 

HEALTH

769a Physical Activity: Photograph that shows physical activity as the main subject.

769b Competitive Sports: Photograph that shows a sport as the main subject.

769c Healthy Lifestyle: Photograph that expresses healthy lifestyles as the main subject.

769d Healthy Foods: 1-5 Photographs focused on healthy food or meal choices.

769e Careers in Health: 1-5 Photographs that focus on Careers in the health and service fields as the main focus (ex. Fire, law, medicine, emergency, education).

769f Dealing with Stress: Photograph that illustrates a hobby or interest that helps an individual reduce stress.

 

COMMUNICATIONS/EXPRESSIVE ARTS

770a Music: Photograph showing music (written or performed)

770b Instrument/Art Utensils: Still life photograph using musical instruments or art equipment as primary subject

770c Cultural Arts Event: 1 – 5 Photograph(s) showing attended cultural arts event (Art Show, Musical Performance, etc.)

770d Arts Creation: 1 – 5 Photograph(s) with the design, construction, and/or creation of art as the primary subject

770e Created Art in Your Community: 1 – 5 Photographs showing local art in your county.

770f Word(s): Single word spelled out using built or natural environment or words within the community with personal significance or meaning.

 

HORTICULTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS 

771 Single black and white. Horticultural subject or activity. (Maximum size: 8” x 12”) 

772 Single color. Horticultural subject or activity. (Maximum size: 8” x 12”) 

773 Sequence of 4 photographs. B&W or Color representing a horticultural event or activity that tells a visual story, chronologically, without the use of words. 

774 Horticulture collection (B&W or color), consisting of 6 photographs.