Des Moines - Grab your I-phone, sure-shot or digital camera and shoot a photo of your favorite Iowa location! Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) is pleased to announce the 1st Annual Keep Iowa Beautiful Photography Contest aimed at raising awareness of Iowa's natural and built environmental beauty. This photo contest offers both amateur and experienced photographers an opportunity to tell Iowa's story in a fun, engaging way.
"It is a great way for 'Iowa lovers' to share what they like about our state," said Kevin Techau, Chairman of KIB's Board of Directors.
The deadline is November 15, 2011 and entries must be submitted electronically. There is an entry fee per entry and all entry fees will go toward contest cash awards and to support KIB's programs & services to Iowa communities.
Keep Iowa Beautiful mission is to empower Iowans to make Iowa the cleanest and most attractive state in the nation. By working directly with Iowa communities, corporations and private citizens, KIB is building new citizen pride in caring for Iowa. KIB wants to learn what resonates with Iowans based on the photographs they share through this annual photography contest. Photos and winner's names will be posted on the KIB website after Jan. 1, 2012.
Entry guidelines and rules are available at: www.keepiowabeautiful.com/kib-photography-contest.cfm