The Nature Conservancys 2013 Digital Photo Contest: Nature in Focus, is now open.Images submitted to this contest should highlight the diversity of life on Earth including: the connection between people and nature, plant life, birds and wildlife in natural habitats. Photographs that showcase the wide range of habitats are also encouraged, including: Forests, Grasslands, Freshwater (lakes and rivers), Deserts and arid lands, Marine (coral reefs, oceans and coasts)
Please do not include photographs of pets or domestic animals. Images of captive animals photographed in zoos and commercial game farms are also prohibited, however photos from state and national wildlife preserves are allowed.
Contest Prize & TERMS
ELIGIBILITY: Open to All
Entries may originate in any format — including, but not limited to digital files, digital prints, color transparencies, color prints, or black and white prints — so long as they are submitted electronically. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit -- including ownership if applicable.
USAGE RIGHTS: You only grant The Nature Conservancy rights (as described below) to your photograph if you are honored by the competition as an honorable mention, finalist, runner up or grand prize winner. Before you are formally honored by the competition, The Nature Conservancy will contact you to confirm that you wish to grant us rights to your image as described below.
If your photograph is formally honored by the competition as an honorable mention, finalist, runner up or grand prize winner, you grant The Nature Conservancy a royalty-free, nonexclusive right, in perpetuity, to:
Use the photograph on the Internet in support of our mission.
Use the photograph in The Nature Conservancy’s non-commercial communications.
Provide your photograph to other individuals and organizations for non-commercial use, TNC-related use in news stories, newsletters, reports, slide shows, displays, web pages, and the like.
Use, in connection with the Photo Contest, your name, city, state and country of residence in promotions and other publications.
Keep the files provided, and to archive the images on CD or in other electronic forms, so that your photos can be used to support our mission and be properly credited.
As conditions of this permission, The Nature Conservancy shall credit all photographs with the caption "© Person's Name" when the full name is available.