Department of Commerce Seeks Photos of Rural South Carolina

January 17, 2014 at 3:49 pm

The South Carolina Department of Commerce is looking for your photos of rural life in South Carolina.

The 10th annual Amateur Rural Summit Photography Contest is open to the public and entries should reflect the features of rural life in the Palmetto State.

Fifteen finalist photos will be chosen by S.C. Department of Commerce staff and displayed at the Rural Summit on March 3.

First place winner will receive $500; second place will receive $250 and third place $100.

Photographs must be original work of the contestant and must have been taken in rural South Carolina. Photos may be color or black-and-white, and should be submitted as an 8″x10″ image with name of photo, name of photographer, and completed registration and release forms, which are located on the Commerce website at this link: Rural Summit Photo Contest.

The deadline for submission is Friday, February 15, 2014.

For more information about entering the contest, please contact Flora Atchison at 803.737.1876 or