Tom Moors; Glowing Poinsett Bridge; 2019 Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition.

17th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition

Friday, March 6, 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020 (6:00pm - 10:00pm)
Saturday, June 6, 2020
Mezzanine Gallery

Appalachian State University Outdoor Programs, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, and Virtual Blue Ridge present the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Exhibition. This competition is sponsored by the Mast General Store.

This competition provides both amateur and professional photographers the opportunity to showcase their interpretation of the unique character, people, places, and pursuits that distinguish the Southern Appalachians.

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Mary Presson Roberts; Gliding Through; 2019 Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition.

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Tom Moors; Swimming Hole; 2019 Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition.

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Frederica Georgia; Swimming Hole; 2019 Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition.

Categories for the competition include:

  • Adventure
  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Culture
  • Our Ecological Footprint
  • Flora/Fauna
  • Landscape

$4,000 in cash and prizes are made possible through the generous support of the Mast General Store, The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitters, and Appalachian Voices.

A portion of the proceeds from the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition support Outdoor Programs Student Outdoor Learning Expeditions at Appalachian State University. SOLE trips are educational journeys of discovery that take students around the world.

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Jim Magruder; Large Scale Graffiti; 2019 Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition.

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Kevin Balling; A Lone Hiker; 2019 Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition.

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Tom Moors; Glowing Poinsett Bridge; 2019 Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition.

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Kelly Clampitt; Three Top Mountain Buckaroo; 2019 Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition.

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