Deadline: Sep 30, 2017
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Varied Entry
Entry Fee: free / € 10 / € 25

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition
“Nature Photographer of the Year” contest 2017

“Nature Photographer of the Year” contest 2017

“Nature Photographer of the Year” contest 2017 is the new name for the successful Nature Talks Photo Contest. We think NPOTY is a more powerful name. We always have superb entries en they will be judged by famous nature photographers, photo-editors, editors in chief etc. We have 9 categories, a (free) youth categorie and the “Fred Hazelhoff Portfolio Award”. Feel free to submit and we hope to see your images between the finalists. Share your passion!

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: More than € 25.000 in prizes, both cash & product prizes. The overall winner wins € 3.000 cash. We have cash prizes for the overall winner and category winners. Runner-ups will receive products prizes and every finalist gets his or hers image printed in 80 x 120 cm on Xpozer material. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: COPYRIGHT - PHOTOGRAPHERS RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

By entering the 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' contest, each photographer confirms that the photographs entered under his/her name is his/her original work, that he/she is the sole owner of the copyright and that there are no third party claims.

It is his/her responsibility to obtain releases and consents in written form for publishing, exhibiting and using his/her image if any persons appear in the photograph or if objects in the photograph are subject to the rights of third parties.
The photographer is responsible for obtaining official permits when applicable.

The photographer may be held liable for any damage that the Nature Photographer of the Year Contest may experience due to the lack of necessary release forms or missing permits. USAGE RIGHTS: - IMAGE USAGE RIGHTS

Photographs awarded with a prize may be used in the context of the 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' competition and its related public relations and promotion during 3 years after the award ceremony.

In addition, the 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' contest is entitled to exhibit the photograph in any country, for 3 years, to reproduce and distribute it in the form of print and to use it to advertise the exhibitions and publications, provided that the context of the 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' competition 2017 is clearly indicated.

The 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' is entitled to transfer the above usage rights to third parties for the purpose of providing a printing, web, or similar service to 'Nature Photographer Of The Year', and to publications if the pictures are used to illustrate editorial content covering the 'Nature Photographer Of The Year' Competition.

For the above stated usage rights the photographer cannot claim compensation or fee of any kind.

In case of inquiries concerning the purchase of usage rights of the awarded photographs, the Nature Photographer of the Year Contest will forward the contact details of the interested party to the photographer.
The required prints for the exhibition will be made on the Nature Photographer of the Year Contest own expenses or that of third parties eligible for using the photographs in the above conditions.

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