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Historic Eidem Farm Photo Contest

Submit your favorite photo of Historic Eidem Farm for a chance to win!

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Eidem Farm

Photo release form

If there are any youth (under age 18) recognizable in the photo, you must complete and submit the release form. Click here to open and download the form.

Submission guidelines:

  • Enter between March 18-June 20
  • Photos must have been taken and/or owned by the person submitting (e.g. copyright has not been sold to another person or entity)
  • Photographs must be previously unpublished. Photographs that have been published in any form prior to entry in the contest will be disqualified.
  • Photo must be in .jpeg or .jpg format
  • Limit of 3 photos per person
  • Photos must have been taken at the Historic Eidem Farm (Eidem Homestead, Brooklyn Park Historical Farm) from 1976 to the present. Photographs from all seasons and events, programs, tours, activities, etc. are encouraged.
  • Photographs with obscene, inappropriate, or otherwise offensive content will not be accepted.
  • Entries with artificially added names, logos, or writing on the photo will not be accepted.
  • Minor digital enhancement is permitted, but images that have been significantly modified or appear unnatural will be disqualified.
  • If there are any youth (under age 18) recognizable in the photo, you must complete and submit the release form. Click here to open and download the form.
  • Once submitted, the photographs become the property of the City of Brooklyn Park and the City will have all rights for usage.
  • The file name for uploaded photos should be as follows: [Photographer Last Name]_[Photographer First Name]_[Entry Number]_[Year photo was taken]

Judging information:

  • A panel of judges consisting of Historic Eidem Farm staff and volunteers will review all entries.
  • Photos will be judged on the following criteria: technical quality, composition, and how well the photo expresses the theme of the category.
  • All decisions will be final, and judges reserve the right to recategorize or disqualify any entrant.
  • Winners will be notified by phone and/or email. They are invited to receive their prize at Historic Eidem Farm’s Ice Cream Social event on July 9, 2019.
  • Prizes (for each category): 1st – $50, 2nd – $25, 3rd – $15
  • Winning photos will be published in a fall edition of Park Pages, the City of Brooklyn Park’s newsletter, and highlighted on the Historic Eidem Farm’s social media.