Deadline: November 30, 2011
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: US$15 per entry

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2011 National Geographic Photo Contest

ng2011 As a leader in capturing our world through brilliant imagery, National Geographic sets the standard for photographic excellence. Last year, we received more than 16,000 contest entries submitted by photographers from 130 countries.


Well, it’s that time of year again—the 2011 submission period begins September 1. Send us your winning shots in any of these three categories: people, places, and nature. Please submit images that accurately reflect the captured moment in time.


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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The first-place winner in each category will receive U.S. $2,500, and have their winning photograph published in National Geographic magazine.

One grand prize winner will receive, in addition to the first place prize, U.S. $7,500, and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C ELIGIBILITY: International individuals who have reached the age of majority Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph. USAGE RIGHTS: By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Authorized Parties, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: Display at a potential exhibition of winners; publication of a book featuring select entries in the Contest; publication in National Geographic magazine or online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest. Entrants consent to the Sponsor doing or omitting to do any act that would otherwise infringe the entrant’s “moral rights” in their entries.

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