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Deadline: August 26, 2012
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Free Entry

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2012 Civil War Trust Annual Photography Contest

2012civilwartrust Show us your best Civil War battlefield photos of 2012! Fancy yourself a modern day Alexander Gardner or Mathew Brady? If so, we have a contest for you. The Civil War Trust is proud to announce the opening of our 2012 Annual Photography Contest

Individuals may enter their photos into any of five different contest categories:

Civil War 1862 (tag: CWT1862): In honor of the Sesquicentennial, this new category is for photos of Civil War battlefields and sites associated with the first year of the Civil War.

Civil War Battlefields (tag: CWT12BF): This category is for all your great photos of scenic Civil War battlefields.

People on Civil War Battlefields (tag: CWT12P): This category focuses on people visiting or enjoying Civil War battlefields.

Preservation Threats (tag: CWT12PT): Enter your photos that showcase modern threats to Civil War battlefields.

Then & Now (tag: CWT12TN): In this category entrants will upload a historic photo and a modern photo of the same Civil War site.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Grand Prize: A Civil War Trust Photo Contest 2012 plaque and their photo will be included in various Civil War Trust presentations, both online and offline. The Grand Prize winner will also receive a one-year Civil War Trust membership and complimentary registration to our 2013 Annual Conference.

First Place winner in each category: A Civil War Trust Photo Contest 2012 plaque and their photos will be included in various Civil War Trust presentations, both online and offline. The First Place winners will also receive a one-year Civil War Trust membership (or membership extension). Additionally, the winner of the “Then and Now” category will receive a free registration to The Center for Civil War Photography’s 2013 Image of War seminar.

Second and Third place winners in each category: A Civil War Trust Photo Contest 2012 plaque and their photos may be included in various Civil War Trust presentations, both online and offline.

People's Choice winner: A Civil War Trust Photo Contest 2012 plaque and their photo will be included in various Civil War Trust presentations, both online and offline. The People's Choice winner will also receive a one-year Civil War Trust membership (or membership extension). ELIGIBILITY: All / 13+ Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Individuals submitting photos into the contest retain full rights to their photos, including ownership USAGE RIGHTS: through the act of participation (entering a photo into our contest and tagging those photos with the appropriate contest tags) will also grant to the Civil War Trust a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, and display the submitted photos which might include, by example, methods listed below:

– The right to publish the photo in our magazines and other non-electric media
– The right to publish the photo in any Civil War Trust press release (online and offline)
– The right to publish the photo on our website (civilwar.org, Civil War Trust Flickr™, etc.)
– The right to publish the photo in our Civil War Trust calendar
– The right to use the photo’s title, your name, city, state, and country of residence in our publications.
– Any Civil War Trust contest photo published outside of our Civil War Trust Flickr™ site will be presented with the photographer’s name – example: “Photo by Ulysses Grant”

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