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NJ 4-H Photo Corps

PLEASE NOTE: Photo Corps has been temporarily suspended until further notice.

The NJ 4-H Photo Corps is a project where 4-H members (grades 4-13) can learn photography from experienced photographers as they take pictures each month.

How does it work?

Each month there will be a different theme or topic to explore through photography. You will take a picture based on the theme and submit it to the 4-H Photo Corps website. Experienced photographers (juror/mentors) will evaluate your photo and share tips to help you take better pictures.

Your photo will be posted along with those from other Photo Corps members on the NJ 4-H Facebook page along with a gallery on the NJ 4-H Flickr site. When Covid restrictions allow, Photo Corps photos will be displayed in public venues.


The juror/mentors will make their selections for the top photos each month.


Each month, there will receive a different photography theme. Think about how your photograph would represent this month's theme. You can choose indoor or outdoor photos related to the monthly theme. Entries can be actual images, fantasy images, or a photojournalistic photo making a statement, about the monthly theme. Your imagination will create your own unique photograph!


November - Unmasked
December - Moments of Joy


January - What I See
February - Treasures
March - Human Emotions
April - Pops of Color
May - Compare and Contrast
June - Everyday Routines
July - Moving Images
August - Companions
September - Dreams
October - Hidden and Visible
November - Fast and Slow
December - Follow Me

Submission Guidelines

The submission deadline is the last day of each month.

Register to join NJ 4-H Photo Corps.

By the end of the following month, you will receive feedback on your photograph from Jurors/Mentors.

The NJ 4-H Photo Corps is open to youth in grades 4-13 (one year out of high school). You do not need to be enrolled in 4-H Photography Project to join Photo Corps. There is no cost to join or participate in the program.

We look forward to seeing your creative photography!

If you have any questions, contact Ellen Williams, Expressive Arts 4-H Agent,

Note: The NJ 4-H Photo Corps is based on the Iowa 4-H Camera Corps program.