Thursday, the 2013 Utah State Fair began and the photography exhibit opened at the fairgrounds. Over 1,400 photos were submitted this year by Utah’s best photographers from both the professional and amateur categories.
The photography exhibit categories includes 23 categories: action, animals and pets, architecture, artistically manipulated, botanical, commercial and industrial, creative art, human interest, humor, journalistic, macro and close-up, panorama, portraits children and babies, portraits male and female, portraits groups, scenic, sports, still life, unclassified, wedding or social event, wild life in the wild, or wildlife in captivity.
Entrants submit their best work and hope for one of the coveted Best of Show or Grand Prize Ribbons. The photos shown in the slideshow include only 20 of those photos from this year’s entrants. See the links below for incredible photos from past photography exhibits at the Utah State Fair.
The 2013 Utah State Fair runs from September 5-15 and over 300,000 people are expected to attend. For more information on ticket prices, or the schedule, please click here.
The 2013 Utah State Fair includes a rodeo, food, animals, the best photography, crafts and paintings in the state, rides, hundreds of arts and crafts booths, and special demonstrations of products.
The Utah State Fairgrounds open each day at 10 am and stay open until the end of the shows. The fairgrounds are located on North Temple at 1000 West.
Discount tickets can be purchased on the Utah State Fair website for roughly $2 off.
Every year at the Utah State Fair, the Photography Exhibit is filled with incredible photos taken over the last year from Utah’s most creative photographers…professional and amateur. Around the first of August, photographers from all over the state submit their best work and enter one of 23 categories in hopes to win a ribbon, or a coveted Best of Show or Grand Prize ribbon. And every year, some of the photos are spectacular. See the links below to see some of the previous year submissions.
To see photos from the 2012 Photography Exhibit at the state fair, click here.
To see photos from the 2011 Photography Exhibit at the state fair, click here.
To see photos from the 2010 Photography exhibit at the Utah State Fair, click here.
To see more photos from the 2010 Photography exhibit at the Utah State Fair, click here.
To see photos from the 2009 Photography exhibit at the Utah State Fair, click here.
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Sources: Utah State Fair