‘Earth Laughs in Flowers’ photo contest

Columbia Art Gallery has issued a call for entries to professional and amateur photographers to submit their finest scenic, close-up and artistic renderings of wildflowers from the Columbia River Gorge area.

A collection of 40 entries will be selected to be displayed at the gallery for the July 2013 show titled, “The Earth Laughs in Flowers.” Three finalists will be unveiled on Friday, July 5, during the First Friday art opening. The contest is sponsored by Pro Photo Supply, Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Columbia Center for the Arts.


Professionals and amateurs may enter.

Photos must be digital only.

Deadline: May 27

Entry fee: $25 for first five images

All the entry fees go to support the nonprofit Columbia Art Gallery in Hood River.


First: $500 gift card to Pro Photo Supply

Second: $300 gift card to Pro Photo Supply

Third: $200 gift card to Pro Photo Supply


For details on the show, delivery and suggested pricing, contact gallery@columbiarts.org.

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