Voting will open tonight at 5:00 pm for the 8th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition People's Choice Award. 46 finalist images are now on display through June 4 at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts on the Campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.
A panel of jurors selected the images for exhibition from among all submissions and will soon return for the final round of judging to select category winners, bestow special mention honors, and select one image as best in show. You can cast your vote for the coveted People's Choice Award via a kiosk at the exhibition, or online at www.appmtnphotocomp.org. Voting closes at 5pm on Friday, April 1. The winner receives a $350 cash award furnished by Footsloggers Outdoor and Travel Outfitter in Boone and Blowing Rock.
Categories for this years' competition include: Adventure, Blue Ridge Parkway Share the Journey® - Parkway Tree Project, Blue Ridge Parkway Vistas, Culture, Our Ecological Footprint, Flora/Fauna, and Landscape.