In National Geographic 125 year history, we’ve had a lot of different inspirations. From ancient tales of wonder, to past adventurers, and the occasional world record, we’ve been constantly driven ever onward towards new horizons. In partnership with Canon, we are looking for photos that showcase what inspires you to explore. This is the moment to share your photos and tell us why this inspires you. Submit your entries now to the EXPLORE TO INSPIRE PHOTO COMPETITION and stand a chance to win top of the range Canon cameras, a National Geographic Photography Workshop in San Francisco, US, and have your winning photos published in a National Geographic Magazine, March 2014* Asian edition.
To participate, you are required to submit an original photograph(s) with a maximum size of 5Mb, that must showcase what inspires you to explore. Your photograph must be accompanied by a description of the inspirational image you have captured, and an explanation (not exceeding 300 characters) of why it inspires you to explore.
The Grand Prize Winner, the First Runner Up and the Second Runner Up shall be selected by a panel of judges and staff selected in the sole and absolute discretion of the Promoters. The factors the panel of judges and staff of the Promoters shall take into account in determining the Winners shall include without limitation the creativity of the Qualifying Entries, the photographic quality of the Qualifying Entries and how inspirational the Qualifying Entries are and such other factors as the judge(s) deem appropriate in their sole and absolute discretion
Contest Prize & TERMS
First Runner Up: Canon EOS 6D Digital SLR Camera (body only) and publication in the National Geographic Magazine Asian issue
Second Runner Up: Canon EOS 70D Digital SLR Camera (body only) and publication in the National Geographic Magazine Asian issue
ELIGIBILITY: Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam / 18+ / Amateur
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COPYRIGHT: You represent and warrant that the Works do not infringe any copyright, trademark, property rights, rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party and that you have the full and unrestricted right to transfer the Works to the Promoters free and clear of any claims or encumbrances.
USAGE RIGHTS: Without prejudice to the rest of the Terms, by entering the Competition, even when submitted after the closing date, you irrevocably
agree to the use of your name, personal particulars, likeness and photographs for any advertising, promotional and publicity activities relating to or in connection with the Competition and in such manner at such place as the Promoters may determine at their sole and absolute discretion, without compensation
grant the Promoters and any party authorized by the Promoters an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty free right and licence to use any material submitted as a part of your entry into the Competition (the Works) in any manner, for any purpose the Promoters may see fit, without the need to seek consent of any party or make any financial payment or fees to any other party, in all forms of media now known or hereafter invented
to the fullest extent permitted by law, waive any moral rights or similar rights you may have in the Works or any part thereof throughout the world; and
undertake not to object to any use of the Works by the Promoters or any party authorized by either of the Promoters.
The Promoters will use reasonable endeavours to procure that all uses of the photographs are accompanied by a credit, acknowledging the photographer, where it is reasonably practicable to do so.