Young Photographer’s Show 2019

Call for Entries

SlowExposures is pleased to release the 2019 Call for Entries for the Young Photographers Show to be held in conjunction with the 17th annual photography festival that celebrates the rural American South. The theme for 2019 is “The Rural South” and students from across Georgia (public, private or home-schooled) are encouraged to submit up to two digital photos by going to the link below.

There are three divisions:   Elementary (grades K – 5), Middle School (grades 6 – 8) and High School (grades 9 – 12). Students should enter the division in which they are currently enrolled for the 2018-2019 school year. 

Our entries undergo “blind judging” , where the Jurors do not know the names of the photographers whose images are entered.



2018 Winning Images


Young Photographers’ Jurors:

Our Jurors for the 2019 Young Photographers’ Show are Dr. Dan Dunnahoo of Zebulon, Georgia and Fawne DeRosia, from Thomaston, Georgia.


Dr. Dan Dunnahoo © Jessica Whitley


Dr. Dan Dunnahoo is a practicing painter, potter, and photographer. He taught art at Pike County High School for 28 years, from 1981 till his retirement in 2009. He studied at Gordon College and at the University of Georgia, earning both his BFA and MFA in Drawing and Painting and an EdD in Art Education. Since his retirement from teaching he has traveled, devoted himself to his artwork, and continued to teach on an informal basis.




Fawne DeRosia


 Fawne DeRosia is a multi-talented artist from Thomaston, Georgia who creates in a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture, window art, and large format murals.  She is the founder of Flint Rose Studio, where she increases her body of work, hosts art workshops, and works to foster the growth of art culture in the greater Thomaston/Upson County area.




Our Jurors will award first, second, and third place awards for each division.  The show will hang at the R.F. Strickland Center from September 19 – 22, 2019 with a Reception and Awards Ceremony for the photographers on Sunday, September 22nd.




The deadline for entering is midnight, Sunday, June 30, 2019.