NEW PHILADELPHIA -- The Tuscarawas County Amateur Photographic Association is having a photography contest that is open to the public.

Categories for photographs include animals, flowers, scenery, people, action, creative, technique, black and white, and open. Entry fee is $3 per print with no limit on the number of entries.

Entries will only be accepted on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, during the Art Center hours at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts, 461 Robinson Drive SE, New Philadelphia.

Judging will taken place within the next week and will be conducted by local professional photographers and art critics.

Prints will be displayed in the arts center, open to the general public for approximately a month starting Jan. 8 through Jan. 31, 2011. Closing reception for the show will be Jan. 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. Any prints not accepted for the display can be picked up any time after Jan. 10. All displayed prints must be picked up on Feb. 5 at the arts center.

For information or contest rules, call Barry at (330) 878-6015 or Christy at (740) 255-6880.