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7th Annual Natures Colors Photo Contest
The Outdoor Photographer 7th Annual Natures Colors Photo Contest is presented By Ilford and Photoshelter Photographs should be in keeping with the general theme of the 7th Annual Natures Colors Photo Contest, including, but not limited to photos of historical locations, landscape and travel. The world is full of beautiful colors. Show us your most colorful shots for your chance to win!
Now in its seventh year, the Natures Colors Photo Contest is your chance to submit your shots of Mother Nature at her finest and get published in Outdoor Photographer!
For this contest, we allow up to 5 photos maximum per person.
FIRST PLACE PRIZE JUDGING: One (1) potential First Place Prize winner will be determined from among all eligible entries received by a panel of qualified judges, based equally on the following criteria: Adherence to Theme, Composition and Creativity/Originality (“Judging Criteria”). The entrant who submitted the entry receiving the highest score, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion, will be the potential Grand Prize winner.
SECOND PLACE PRIZE JUDGING: Following the conclusion of the First Place Prize Judging, one potential Second Place Prize winner will be determined from among all remaining eligible entries received by a panel of qualified judges using the Judging Criteria. The First Place Prize winner will not be eligible for a Second Place Prize.
PEOPLE’S CHOICE PRIZE JUDGING: All eligible entries received will be pre-screened by the Sponsors and, at the Sponsors’ discretion, posted in the Online Gallery between 12:01 a.m. PT on December 16, 2014 and 11:59 p.m. PT on January 29, 2015 (“Online Voting Period”), eligible visitors to the site will have a chance to vote for their favorite entry. Limit one (1) vote per person. Votes generated by script, macro or other automated means or with the intent to impair the integrity of the voting process will be void. The entrant with the entry receiving the highest number of votes, as determined by the Sponsors, will be the potential People’s Choice Prize winner.
In the event of a tie for any prize, an additional “tie-breaking” judge will determine the applicable winner from among those tied using the Criteria. Sponsors reserve the right to not award any prize if, in its sole discretion, an insufficient number of eligible and qualified entries are received. Decisions of Sponsors and judges are final and binding.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Publication in the March 2015 issue Outdoor Photographer, $500 gift certificate to Ilford paper products, One year of PhotoShelter Pro Account service for free, A 32GB Professional 600x SDHC UHS-1 memory card from Lexar , Hoodman Compact HoodLoupe, Tamrac Apache 6 Camera/Tablet Bag, Lumiquest Ready for Anything Kit, 16x20 inch custom print from Duggal Visual Solutions and online publication of the winning photo in the Winners Gallery
Second Place Prize
Tamrac Mirage 4 Photo/Tablet Backpack, 16GB micro SDHC USH-1 memory card from Lexar, Lumiquest A Strobist® lighting kit, 16x20 print of the winning photo from Duggal and online publication of the winning photo in the Winners Gallery
People’s Choice Prize
An online publication of the winning photo in the Winners Gallery ELIGIBILITY: International / 18+
Photos must be submitted in .JPG or .GIF format and cannot exceed 4mb in size Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Entry must be the original work of the entrant and entrant must be the sole owner of the copyright of such entry USAGE RIGHTS: By submitting an entry, entrant grants Sponsors and their designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use the entry and his/her name, city and state of residence for credit purposes in Sponsors' online galleries, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. In addition, each winner grants to the Sponsors and their designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use and distribute the entry [(as submitted, or as cropped by Sponsors)], and his/her name, city and state of residence for credit purposes, in any and all media now or hereafter known, including without limitation in Outdoor Photographer magazine, for purposes of promotion of this Contest and other Sponsors' contests and/or for purposes of advertising and promoting Sponsors and, except as otherwise stated herein, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
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