Dog Dressed as Butterfly

HOW TO ENTER THE SKC CALENDAR CONTEST

Entries must emailed to savannahkennelclub@gmail.com between August 10th and August 31st.

Voting will run from September 1st to September 27th.

Winners will be announced September 30th.

Please provide the following information:

- Owner Name

- Owner Email

- Owner Phone Number

- Dog Name

- Dog Description

- Dog Breed

- Dog Color

- Dog Sex

 

We have no pre-set specifics for photos to be used. But since many people have lots of time right now we’re expecting a large number of entries. Below is some helpful information for self-assessing your photos prior to submitting.

 

Things to keep in mind:

- Is the background cluttered and distracting, thus detracting from the dog? (cluttered photos aren't likely to be used)

- Are there deep shadows in the photo (which will not print well) that obscure the dog or essential elements of the background?

- Are there people in the photo? (since the calendar is celebrating the Dogs of Savannah we will not use photos including people or parts of people)

- Is the photo shot at dog level or is the angle disorienting?

- Is the dog the spotlight of the photo? The photo must be more than a beautiful photo that happens to have a dog; it must showcase the dog (and be beautiful, well-composed, etc.).

- Is the photo crisp, clear and clean? Is it a high resolution photo? 

- Is there "drama" or "tension" in the composition of the photo? Does the photo tell a mini-story?

 

If your photos fit well with the above criteria, please submit them! We always enjoy getting photos showing active dogs doing some kind of work/task/play. However, as long as a photo is well-composed and meets the rest of the criteria, it has a chance of being selected, be it an action shot, head shot; a tender quiet occasion, or a moment of fun spontaneity.

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