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The Ladies of Louisiana Beauty Behind the Lens Event

August 23, 2020

The Ladies of Louisiana Beauty Behind the Lens Event will be held at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds in Shreveport on Sunday, August 23, 2020, at 6 p.m.

The event will showcase the photography work by women in Louisiana. Attire is after five. Enjoy an evening of appetizers and instrumental music. Attendees will a have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items and register to win one of three raffle drawing prizes dinner for two, lunch for four or a gift certificate. All proceeds to benefit the ladies of Louisiana mentor program.

The Ladies of Louisiana looking for the best single images by non-professional women photographers aged 13-19 and 20 and up.

• The competition is now open, Deadline for photo submission is July 1, 2020.
• Youth can enter at no cost and a $25 non-refundable entry fee is required for women 20 and older.
• Submit one single image jpeg with a title.
• One winner in each age group and runners up will be selected.

Youth Ages 12-19
We are looking for the next generation of talented women photographers. We recognize that a love for photography often starts at a young age.

The competition helps young photographers grow and flourish into the next stages of their careers. Judges are looking for good composition, creativity and clear photography.

Ages 20 and older
All techniques and styles are welcomed, and judges will particularly reward creativity.

The Ladies of Louisiana want to showcase youth in Shreveport Bossier and surrounding areas talent at the first annual Ladies of Louisiana Beauty Behind the lens showcase to be held  August 23, 2020.

Pre-register by emailing an original .jpeg photo with your name, age and phone number to starmentors@aol.com

• Youth competition winner will receive a camera and U.S Savings Bond
• Youth runners up will receive a certificate
• Women winner will receive a gift card
All winners and runners up work will be showcased at the Ladies of Louisiana Beauty Behind the Lens Photographers Event to be held in October.

The Ladies of Louisiana Beauty Behind the Lens Event