Lincoln County Fair 

Copyright 2019​

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. 

 

Level 1 Focus on Photography 

764 a. ....Fun with Shadows, pg. 22 Photograph shadows to create a mood or element of surprise. Display two (2) photographs of shadow shapes 

764 b. ....Fun with Shadows, pg. 22 Photograph shadows to create a mood or element of surprise. Display three (3) photographs that show how                       the shadow of a subject can “grow” or shrink over time. 

765.........Directing the Light, pg. 26 Four (4) Photographs. Using either natural or artificial light take photographs of subject with; Front lighting,                        Back lighting, Side lighting, and Top lighting (overhead). 

766 a. ....What Do You See? pg. 34 Landscape with foreground, Middle ground, and background, labeled 1, 2, 3, 

766 b......What Do You See? Pg. 34 - Landscape with a foreground object that frames the photograph. 

766 c. ....What Do You See? Pg. 34 Portrait of a person without background clutter. 

767 a. ....Bird’s Eye View, pg. 46 Display one (1) photograph lying on your stomach. 

767 b. ....Bird’s Eye View, pg. 46 Display one (1) photograph lying on your back. 

767 c. ....Bird’s Eye View, pg. 46 Display one (1) photograph leaning over. 

767 d. ....Bird’s Eye View, pg. 46 Display one (1) photograph bending sideways. 

768 a. ....Hat Tricks and Magic, pg. 50 Hat Trick: Have a plant growing out of the subject 

768 b. ....Hat Tricks and Magic, pg. 50Hand Stand: Have it look like someone is holding a person in their hand 

768 c. ....Hat Tricks and Magic, pg. 50 Set up the photograph to look like a person is hanging from the ceiling. 

768 d. ....Hat Tricks and Magic, pg. 50 Bad Hair Day: Position a person to look like their hair is sticking straight up. 

769 ........Photos Can Tell a Story, pg. 58 A sequence of 3-5 photographs that tell a story. There should be a beginning, a middle and end. 

770.........Black and White, pg. 62 3-5 Black and White photographs that show texture, shape and composition. The interest is in the contrast, light and shadows. 

Level 2 Controlling the Image 

771 a. ....Golden Photo, pg. 38 Display one (1) photograph showing the Rule of Thirds 

771 b. ....Golden Photo, pg. 38 Display one (1) photograph using the Golden Triangle 

771 c. ....Golden Photo, pg. 38 Display one (1) photograph using the Golden Rectangle 

772.........The Space Tells a Story, pg. 46 Display 1 photograph that shows good use of positive and negative space. 

773 ........Capture a Candid Photo, pg. 48 Create a candid collection (3-5) photos. Take photographs at a party, parade, sporting event or family                          reunion. Try Try to capture the emotions of the event. 

774 a. ....Freeze the Moment, pg. 54 Display one (1) using setting # 1 – Set shutter speed 1/250 to freeze action for a clear photograph. 

774 b. ....Freeze the Moment, pg. 54 Display one (1) using setting #2—set the shutter speed at 1/30 

775 a. ....Panning the Action, pg. 58 Display one (1) photograph showing panning technique 

775 b. ....Panning the Action, pg. 58 Display one (1) photograph showing blurring of motion. 

776.........Bits and Pieces, pg. 62 Display one (1) photograph. Fill the frame with small parts of a whole subject. Choose bits and pieces for close-ups. 

777.........Panoramas, pg. 66 Take a series of photographs to create a panorama. 

Level 3 Mastering Photography 

778 ........Reflections, pg. 30 Two (2) reflections photographs. Label each with time, location, and camera setting. Take pictures of reflections as subjects. 

779 a. ....Still-Life, pg. 42 Display one (1) photograph that includes similar Themes Arrange similar objects (food, toys, glassware) against a neutral background. 

779 b. ....Still-Life, pg. 42 Display one (1) photograph that includes similar Colors- Arrange items of similar colors (brown eggs, loaf of bread,                              cutting board, and brown crackers) 

779 c. ....Still-Life, pg. 42 Display one (1) photograph that includes different Lighting-Use a colored light, light coming through blinds or faint light                     shining on clear vases or glasses. 

779 d. ....Still-Life, pg. 42 Display one (1) photograph that includes your Interest-Gather objects that are related in some why such as cooking                             tools, baseball equipment, books etc. 

780 a. ....Say “Cheese”, pg. 46 Display one (1) formal portrait 

780 b. ....Say “Cheese”, pg. 46 Display one (1) informal portrait 

781 a. ....Mastering Composition, pg. 50 Display one (1) photograph that shows symmetry vs Asymmetry 

781 b. ....Mastering Composition, pg. 50 Display one (1) photograph that shows pattern and texture 

781 c. ....Mastering Composition, pg. 50 Display one (1) photograph that shows shape and form 

781 d. ....Mastering Composition, pg. 50 Display one (1) photograph that shows visual rhythms 

782 a. ....Expression Through Color, pg. 54 Display one (1) photograph that shows Monochromatic color techniques 

782 b .....Expression Through Color, pg. 54 Display one (1) photograph that shows contrasting color techniques 

782 c. ....Expression Through Color, pg. 54 Display one (1) photograph that shows Complementary color techniques 

783.........Details! Details!, pg. 58 Display three (3) to five (5) examples that highlight details in a subject you explored. 

784.........Pictures With a Purpose, pg. 62 Display 2-3 photographs that could be part of a brochure. Include words that market the product, event                    or the Organization. 

785.........How Did They Get That Picture? pg. 66 Display 3-5 Photographs taken with advanced or specialized equipment. 

 

HORTICULTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS 

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

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

788 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. 

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