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Picturing our Planet Photo Contest
We know that you are travellers and that you believe in the concept of travel with purpose. You’ve told us that the time you spent volunteering, working, or learning abroad was life-changing. Now we want to see it through your lens—the fun times, the hard times, the once-in-a-lifetimes.
The challenge? Help us see the world differently. Show us a snippet of that life-changing journey, and tell us why it mattered. Give us a picture of how you are making a difference—or show us the people, places and experiences that are making a difference to you.
Categories for submissions are:
1. People: Photographs that tell a story about the people you’ve met on your travels, the social interactions, the individuals, their lives and livelihoods and special moments you’ve experienced that make a community unique.
2. Places: Show us the incredible landscapes, dark alleyways, crowded marketplaces, dusty plains, chaotic urban scenes, stunning wilderness vistas – all the strange and special places you’ve discovered on your travels.
3. Projects and issues: Meaningful travel involves learning about people and cultures around the world, their traditions, ideas and issues they face. Show us the photographs you’ve taken that step beyond the pictorial to tell a clear story about what you’ve discovered on your travels.
Tell us your story; change our perspective.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Category Winners will be awarded: a travel prize pack, including two travel guidebooks, a t-shirt and Verge Magazine subscription.
Up to fifteen Short-listed images in each contest category will be short-listed, for exhibition at the 2013 Toronto and Montreal Go Global Expos and for publication in the Photo Annual Edition of Verge Magazine. Short-listed photographers will receive Verge Magazine subscriptions. ELIGIBILITY: Open to all Canadian residents and international Verge subscribers Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: All copyright and title to all submissions remains with the entrant in its entirety. USAGE RIGHTS: The entrant grants to organizers and the competition sponsor non-exclusive non-transferable rights to reproduction and exhibition of submissions. These rights include but are not limited to the following intended uses: publishing submissions in Verge Magazine in print and electronic form, exhibiting mounted versions of shortlisted images at venues across Canada including the Go Global Expos, use of the submission for contest promotional purposes without further compensation and the right to use the entrant’s name in a credit alongside the submission. Images that are mounted for exhibition (maximum of one print per shortlisted image) may be auctioned off at a later date, and any proceeds will support this contest.
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