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Deadline: September 30, 2014
Winner is: Judged
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BBC Wildlife Magazine Photographic Grant

BBC Wildlife Magazine Photographic Grant BBC Wildlife Magazine, one of the world’s most prestigious natural-history titles, announces the launch of a photographic grant, sponsored by Kowa, which aims to find exciting new talent and unearth compelling new wildlife stories.

Open to new photographers, the winner of the award will receive a £5,000 grant to shoot their project and could see their work published in BBC Wildlife Magazine, which has featured images from the world’s most renowned photographers over its 51-year history. The grant is sponsored by Kowa, which sells a range of sporting optics products.

Matt Swaine, Editor of BBC Wildlife Magazine, commented: “Seeing your first piece of work published in the world’s best natural-history magazine has to be a defining moment for any photographer. We see this award as a way to promote new talent and we are delighted to have teamed up with Kowa to help foster the next generation of wildlife photographers.”

Eligible photographers are invited to submit 12 wildlife photographs – six from a single wildlife project – that showcase their technical range, creativity and ability. Photographers must also explain how their story, which can be based in the UK or abroad, is going to interest and excite the readers of BBC Wildlife Magazine.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The winner of the award will receive a £5,000 grant to shoot their project and could see their work published in BBC Wildlife Magazine ELIGIBILITY: International / 18+ / Amateur

All photos must be submitted as jpegs. Each jpeg should be 1000x700 pixels (or 9x6cm) at 300dpi. Images may be black and white or colour. Composite images are not acceptable. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: The photos must have been taken in the past three years and be your own original work. You must be the owner of the copyright of all photos entered. USAGE RIGHTS: By entering your photos in the competition you agree to grant Immediate Media Company and Kowa a non-exclusive licence to reproduce, publish and feature the photos in association with this competition, at any time, in any publication, website or other associated media outlets, without compensation.

By entering you agree to grant Immediate Media Company and Kowa an exclusive royalty-free licence to use the full set of images taken on your photography trip for 12 months.

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