The 2022 Georgia's Rural Center Photo Contest has officially come to a close. With 176 photos entered into five categories, photographers across the state shed light on rural Georgia in a new and exciting way.
The contest opened on April 2, 2022, encouraging participants to enter their photos into five categories, including:
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Communities, Organizations, Leadership in rural Georgia
Downtown in rural Georgia
People of rural Georgia
Voting of the People’s Choice allowed entrants to share the links to the photos on Facebook and other social media platforms and encourage others to vote. Over 3,000 total votes were cast among this year's entries.
The judges used the following criteria to judge the entries:
Now that the 2022 Georgia's Rural Center Photo Contest has come to an end, we are excited to officially announce the winners.
Thank you to all who submitted photos, engaged in people's choice voting, and spread the views of rural Georgia. We are extremely excited about all the great pictures we received showcasing rural Georgia. Be on the lookout for your photo as the next "photo of the week," or other places throughout the website. Winners will be contacted in the next couple of weeks.