Carson City photographers, particularly beginners, are invited to enter the International Open Amateur Photography Contest. The contest is open to everyone and is free.
More than $60,000 in prizes will be awarded, and the deadline to enter is Jan. 31. Send only one photograph in the following categories: people, travel, pets, children, sports, nature, action, humor, portraiture or other.
The photo must be a color or black-and-white print (unmounted), 8 x 10 inch or smaller. Include the photographer's name and address on the back as well as the category and the title of the photo.
Photographs should be sent to The International Library of Photography, Suite 101-9009, 3600 Crondall Lane, Owings, MD 21117, postmarked no later than Jan. 31, 2001. Photos may also be submitted directly online at www.picture.com.
Call (410) 363-4800.