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Deadline: September 04, 2012
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $CDN10.00


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Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year competition

canadawildlife Enter your best Canadian wildlife photos to win our fifth annual Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year competition, a partnership between Canadian Geographic and the Canadian Museum of Nature.

Become a member of the Canadian Geographic Photo Club and post your best shots of Canadian wildlife in any of the five competition categories. You may post up to ten photographs.

By entering you could win cash, camera gear from LowePro, memberships, passes and products from the Canadian Museum of Nature or have your winning shot published in an upcoming issue of Canadian Geographic.

Photographs may be entered into five categories as described below:

From the ground up: Plants, trees and fungi
Things with wings: Birds, winged insects and bats
On the prowl: Predators and prey
What’s in the water?: Animals living in or interacting with water
Junior photographers: Quirky critters

Entrants may upload up to 10 photos to the Competition at a cost of $10 per participant.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Category winners will be awarded a $500 cash prize, a Lowepro Slingshot 102 AW, a family membership to the Canadian Museum of Nature, as well as a selection of Museum products such as books, pens, cups and t-shirts, in an environmentally-friendly bag. Winning photos will also be published in the December 2012 issue of Canadian Geographic and receive a one-year subscription to Canadian Geographic. Plus, photos may be featured in a 2013 Exhibition at the Museum of Nature.

Runners-up will receive a Lowepro Field Station, an individual membership to the Canadian Museum of Nature, as well as a selection of Museum products such as books, pens, cups and t-shirts, in an environmentally-friendly bag. Winning photos will also be published in the December 2012 issue of Canadian Geographic and will receive a one-year subscription to Canadian Geographic. Plus, photos may be featured in a 2013 Exhibition at the Museum of Nature.

Honorable mentions will receive free admission to the Canadian Museum of Nature for a family of four, including special exhibitions, as well as a selection of Canadian Museum of Nature products such as books, pens, cups and t-shirts, in an environmentally-friendly bag and aLowepro Ridge 35. Winning photos will be published online at Canadian Geographic’s Photo Club and honorable mentions will receive a one-year subscription to Canadian Geographic. Plus, photos may be featured in a 2013 Exhibition at the Museum of Nature.

The top 15 winners (five Category winners and 10 runners’ up) names and photographs will be published in the December 2012 issue of Canadian Geographic, on photoclub.canadiangeographic.ca/and may be featured in a 2013 photo exhibition at The Canadian Museum of Nature. ELIGIBILITY: Open to residents of Canada Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: With regard to any photograph submitted to this Competition, the owner of the photo’s copyright retains all copyright. USAGE RIGHTS: Canadian Geographic Enterprises reserves the non-exclusive right to publish any entry and/or use any entry in its promotional material during or after the Competition without further compensation to the entrants and it must be available in the event the photo is a winner. For Canadian Geographic Enterprises, promotional material shall include without limitation any print or electronic advertising or marketing material such as posters, online images, newspaper ads, television ads, e-mails and social media content.

By uploading any photograph to the Competition, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) Canadian Geographic Enterprises and The Canadian Museum of Nature a world-wide, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works or merchandise from any such submitted photograph to promote the Competition. You represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the license set out above.

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