The 34th Annual Harvestfest Photography Competition

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Question 6

Do you work as a professional photographer or is photography mainly a hobby for you?

JUDY:  “Photography is much more than a hobby for me.  I would say, it is a passion, an art form, a way to express myself.   Being a professional photographer is not my goal.  Having said that, you never know what the future has in store for you.   Right now, I am just interested in learning how to be a great photographer and share what I see and feel through my photography.

If someone wants to hire me for a project, then I will see where I am at that point.  But mainly, photography is just a passion that I like to enjoy.”

JIM:  “Well, I certainly don’t consider myself a professional photographer, if being a professional photographer would require me to work and take photos for a client.  As I am retired, I am really not interested in full-time work.

However, photography is more than a hobby for me.  I like to share what I have learned with others.  As a result, I do like to teach workshops and that type of thing.  But as far as being a professional photographer, someone who is hired to do a job, I would not consider myself one of those.”

Image Makers Photography Club in Truro, Nova Scotia is holding its 34th Harvestfest Photography Competition once again. The contest is open to Amateur and Semi-professional photographers.

Categories are as follows:

  1. Landscape/Seascape
  2. The colour “Blue”
  3. People
  4. Digital Creations (see website)
  5. Animal
  6. Open (see website)
  7. Flora
  8. Under 16 years of Age – Open subject up to 4 images
  9. Semi-Professional Photographers – Open subject up to 4 images (See  for an explanation of this category.)

Entry Limit: A total of 4 prints per entrant with no more than 1 entry per category

Entry Fees: $3.00 per image to a maximum of 4 images. (Under the age of 16, $2.00 per image)

Time line:

  • September 13, 2014 – Contest Closes
  • September 24, 2014 – Presentations 7:00 – 10:00 pm in the cafeteria of Truro Junior High School
  • Private Judging prior to September 24, 2014

For full details and contest rules, visit  or contact Brian Russell at 897-0131

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