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Deadline: 30th April 2011
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Entry Fee: Free

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

Just Shoot Me! – An Amphibian Ark photography contest

AArk logo Amphibian Ark will be producing another sensational amphibian calendar for 2012, featuring your stunning photos!. We’re running a really cool photographic competition so you can contribute your best photos for the calendar.

Our panel of judges will select the twelve best images to be used in the calendar, with the overall winner featuring on the front cover.

Calendars will be available for sale in August 2011. Proceeds will be used to assist Amphibian Ark conservation programs which are saving threatened amphibians. The production of our calendars is proudly supported by Fowler Printing & Graphics, Randolph, Massachusetts.

Who can enter: The Amphibian Ark photo competition is open to all photographers, anywhere in the world, except for the members of the competition judging panel. You may enter as many different photos as you wish.

Competition categories: Amongst the twelve winning entries, at least one photo will also be selected as the best images in each of these three categories:

– In the wild – photos must be of amphibians in the wild. The location where the photo was taken must be provided.
– In captivity – photos of amphibians in a captive environment, e.g. zoos, aquariums, pets etc.
– Youth – open to photographers who are under 18 years of age.

Subject matter: All photos must contain one or more amphibians, either in the wild or captivity. Images must not contain inappropriate or offensive material.

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The twelve best photos will be selected for use in the 2012 Amphibian Ark calendar. The twelve winning photos will each receive * A copy of the 2012 Amphibian Ark calendar * A copy of Threatened Amphibians of the World published by the IUCN and NatureServe and edited by Simon Stuart et al * A copy of Treefrogs…prehistoric survivors with a global message – the latest book from National Geographic photographer Ted Schiffman

The winning photo in each of the three competition categories will receive * A copy of Frogs of Panama by Dr. Douglas Woodhams * A copy of Sapos, a beautiful book from Ecuador by Santiago Ron, Martin Bustamante, Luis Coloma and Belén Mena. ELIGIBILITY: Open to anyone Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Copyright remains with the photographer. USAGE RIGHTS: By submitting your images, you agree that the Amphibian may use them in the future, free of charge, on the Amphibian Ark website, newsletter, or in any other Amphibian Ark publications, giving full credit to the photographer.

AArk will not further distribute images without prior consent and will not release images for commercial purposes.

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