Call for Entries

Young Photographer’s Show 2018


SlowExposures is pleased to release the 2018 Call for Entries for the Young Photographers Show to be held in conjunction with the 16th annual photography festival that celebrates the rural American South. The theme for 2018 is “Life in the Rural South” and students from across Georgia (public, private or homeschooled) are encouraged to submit up to three 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 enrolled on September 1, 2018. 



Young Photographers’ Juror:


Dr. Dan Dunnahoo of Zebulon, Georgia is this year’s judge.

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.




Dr. Dunnahoo will award first, second, and third place awards for each division. The show will hang at the R.F. Strickland Center from September 20-23, 2018 with a Reception for the photographers on Sunday, September 23rd.

We are also pleased to announce the annual Dunnahoo Prize for the Grand Prize winner of our Young Photographers Division. The Prize honors Dr. Dan Dunnahoo’s lifetime commitment to inspiring students to engage with art. The Grand Prize winner of the Young Photographer Show will receive this honor, a ribbon, and a $100 award. There will be first, second and third place ribbons awarded to the winners of each age category.

The deadline for entering is midnight, Sunday, August 19, 2018
Please access the entry form below: