Keep Iowa Beautiful Announces Photography Contest

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Des Moines, Iowa – Maybe you have already taken a photo of your favorite place in Iowa. If you have not, grab your camera and take that shot and enter it in Keep Iowa Beautiful’s 7th Photography Contest aimed at raising awareness of Iowa’s beauty. This photo contest offers both amateur and experienced photographers an opportunity to tell Iowa’s story in a fun, engaging way.

“This is a great way for ‘Iowa lovers’ to share what they like about rural and urban Iowa,” said Gerry Schnepf, KIB Executive Director. “First place will receive $50, second place $25. Both will receive a one-year subscription to Pioneer Communication’s The Iowan Magazine.”

The deadline is December 23, 2016 and entries must be submitted as high resolution JPEG electronically to $5 entry fee, contest rules and payment can be made at

Keep Iowa Beautiful empowers Iowans to bring cultural and economic vitality into communities through improvement and enhancement programs. By working directly with Iowa communities, corporations and private citizens, KIB is building new citizen pride in caring for Iowa. KIB wants to learn what resonates with Iowans based on the photographs they share through this photography contest. Photos and winner’s names will be posted on the KIB website and featured in the KIB Newsletter.

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