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April 5, 2015 (Lemon Grove) – The City of Lemon Grove is calling on all photographers – amateurs, professionals, adults and youths—to enter the city’s first annual photo contest.  All photos must contain an image of a lemon or lemon related object (such as a blossom or tree) and be submitted by the April 30th deadline.

The application states:  “Lemon Grove is embedded with a rich history built around rows plentiful with citrus trees and lemon growing the town’s largest industry. Help us celebrate the culture of Lemon Grove by entering your best image based around the iconic symbol of the `lemon.’”

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  Photos must be taken within Lemon Grove City limits. All photos must contain an image of a lemon or lemon related object (blossom, tree, etc.).  Judging will take place in May 2015 by community leaders. All participants are invited to a City Council meeting where the winning photo will be displayed as well as be printed on the 2016 Annual City Budget. Photos not earning top prize may be used in City marketing materials. Capture Lemon Grove’s beautiful environment, architecture, vibrant community with your favorite image as long as there is something lemon related somewhere within your image.


 Eligible images from a digital camera set at no less than 3 mega pixels high resolution or digitally scanned if from a non-digital camera must be in either JPG or PNG digital format at a file size 3 megabytes and 9 megabytes at 300 dots per inch of sufficient resolution to print at 8 by 10 inch size without loss of quality.


All files that are submitted must be renamed before we can recognize your file. First and last name followed by a brief description of your image without the use capital letters, spacing, underlines or dashes. (Example: johnsmithlemonstand2015.jpg or png).


Entering your photo is easy and free! One to three images per contestant will be accepted. Entry forms can be obtained at Lemon Grove City Hall at 3232 Main Street (Monday – Thursday, 7:00am – 6:00pm) or by requested by email HERE.

Photos must be submitted CD-Rom disk, thumb drive or by email no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 30, 2015 to Lemon Grove City Hall or HERE

Click to Download the Application 


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