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Fun in the Park Photo Contest

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General Category 1st Place - Katie Brown

As you are out enjoying Cobb's parks and park activities, be sure to bring your camera and capture the fun and memories of your sports activities, the beauty of the nature and wildlife in the parks, and anything else that shows why you enjoy your day at the park.

 

General Information

Categories

Categories

  • Sports and Action
  • Nature and Wildlife
  • General (anything else that fits in the theme of 'Fun in the Park')

Rules

  • Eligibility:   All photos must have been taken at a Cobb County park, facility, activity or event.  Any county or city park in Cobb County accepted. Please note that this excludes National Parks (i.e. Kennesaw Mountain and Chattahoochee River National Park) and parks on private property. These photos are not eligible. See the Cobb PARKS website at www.cobbparks.org for a complete listing of county parks.  Pictures taken during programs and events sponsored by Cobb PARKS, but occur off park property, are eligible for entry. The contest is open to all photographers.
  • Free to enter:   Entry into the contest is free of charge. 
  • Images:   Photographers agree by entering contest to give permission to Cobb County to use their images in publications and on websites.  Pictures may be displayed in exhibits and exhibited online.   
  • Entry Limit:   Limit of 10 entries per person.  Photos to be submitted in digital format. 
  • Awards:   Plaques will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention for each category.  Judges will be provided by the Cobb Photographic Society and Cobb County PARKS.  Winners will be notified by email by the first week in December.
  • Categories:   General Category - any photo / any subject that depicts ‘Fun in the Park’, Sports and Action - any photo depicting sports and/or action in the park, Nature and Wildlife - any photo of nature or wildlife in the park.
  • Digital photos may be submitted by email.  Photos should be in full-size jpeg format with no watermarks or signatures on the image. Name the files with your name, category and photo # - (example:  John Doe_NW_01). This would represent your file as John Doe > Nature and Wildlife > photo #1.  Digital photos must be accompanied by an entry form. Entries that are submitted by email will need entry information in the email with the category for each picture and number indicated. Cobb PARKS reserves the right to not accept photos deemed inappropriate.
  • Entry Deadline:   November 4th, 2020
  • Submit entries to:   Mark Chandler at  [email protected]    +Questions?  Call (770) 528-8831.

2019 'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest Winners

Here are out 2019 winners!!! We had over 160 photos submitted this year, more than ever! There were so many great photos, the judges had a difficult time in selecting the winners. Thanks to everyone who participated and we hope you will participate again for the 2020 contest!

General Category

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Parent and child enjoying a swing.
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Young child on a swing.
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Young child on a tricycle at Mabry Park.
1st Place - Jason Holtz 2nd Place - Robin Willman 3rd Place - Calvin Evans Jr.
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Photo of making pottery.
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Photo of a dog playing.
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Child at a playground peeking through glass.
Honorable Mention - John Ridings Honorable Mention - Robyn Beck Honorable Mention - Sheela Belagaje
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Photo of a child climbing at a playground.
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Photo of the fair.
 
Honorable Mention - Xochitl Cuen Honorable Mention - McKenzie Rice  

Nature and Wildlife Category

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Photo of trees next to a lake.
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Photo of disc golf players in the woods.
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Photo of baby ducks.
1st Place - Trish Albert 2nd Place - Ginny Jarvis 3rd Place - Robin Willman
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Photo of walking bridge through the woods.
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Photo of leaves with sun peeking through.
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Photo of a turtle close-up
Honorable Mention - Alisha Berry Honorable Mention - Madelyn Muraoka Honorable Mention - Robin Willman

Sports and Action Category

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Photo of a softball pitcher
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Photo of 3 baseball players kneeling and talking
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Photo of a cyclist doing a wheelie
1st Place - Robin Willman 2nd Place - Robin Willman 3rd Place - Ryan Sanscrainte
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Photo of a child climbing at a playground.
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Photo of boys playing soccer
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Photo of a cyclists view on the the Silver Comet Trail
Honorable Mention - Bette Justice Honorable Mention - Larry Schnall Honorable Mention - Trish Albert

2018 'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest Winners

General Category

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Young girl playing on a slide.
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Young girls sitting in a field at East Cobb Park.
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Young girl playing on a slide.
1st Place - Diana Alford 2nd Place - Diana Alford 3rd Place - Robbyn Beck
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Young child on a swing.
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Young girl in a playground at East Cobb Park.
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Young boy eating watermelon.
Honorable Mention - Robin Willman Honorable Mention - Diana Alford Honorable Mention - Sheela Belagaje

Nature and Wildlife Category

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Snail with shell in the dirt.
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Deer eating grass.
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Yellow flowers in a field.
1st Place - Kevin Hill 2nd Place - Mary Koval 3rd Place - Trish Albert
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Row of trees in a park.
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wild flowers on the trail.
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Creek running through the woods.
Honorable Mention - Claudia Buchanan Honorable Mention - Katie Bryant Honorable Mention - Madelyn Muraoka

Sports and Action Category

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Baseball pitcher throwing ball.
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Horse and cowboy at the rodeo.
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Boys playing soccer.
1st Place - Robin Willman 2nd Place - Sheila Rose 3rd Place - Larry Schnall
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Boys celebrating soccer win.
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Boys celebrating with coach.
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Bicycle leaning against rail on Silver Comet trail.
Honorable Mention - Ali Schnall Honorable Mention - Robin Willman Honorable Mention - Trish Albert