We are delighted to invite our Facebook community to help create our popular annual calendar with local photos depicting the natural beauty of our local parks or trails. We are asking you to submit scenic and/or action photos and indicate where the photo was taken.
All levels of photographers are welcome to compete with suggested categories including scenic landscapes, sunset, wildlife, flowers, seasonal themes, sporting activities and people enjoying the parks or any other image showing the best of Platte County Parks. Individuals featured in photos must be available to sign a photo release.
Thirteen Winning photos will be featured in each of the months in our 2019 Calendar including the main cover page.
Eligible Platte County Parks and Recreation parks and trails include: Barry Platte Park, Benner Park, Camden Point Park, Dean Park, Edgerton City Park, Green Hills of Platte Wildlife Preserve, Missouri Riverfront Trail, Platte Purchase Park, Platte Ridge Park, Prairie Creek Greenway, Southern Platte Pass, Weston Bluffs Trail, MO Riverfront Trails and Line Creek Trail. Note: This is not a comprehensive list, just a suggestion. Any parks or trails in Platte County are eligible.
All photos will be voted on by Facebook. Simply have your friends and family like our Facebook page and give your photo a thumbs up. Go to: Platte County, MO @platteparksrock The selection of winning photos will be on display at ART IN THE PARK Oct 20, 2018, in Platte Ridge Park, where all individuals attending and participating will have a chance to vote on the “People’s Choice” award, whereas afterwards a panel of judges will consider in the final selections for the 2019 Calendar.
All submitted photos become the property of Platte County and may be used at the County’s discretion. Please include a description of the location when submitting on Facebook.
Final photos-we will ask you to submit your photos via email. High Resolution photos only! Email to: Jackie.firstname.lastname@example.org include the following:
Brief Description of the photo (please indicate the month or the season the photo was taken and the location.