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Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year is one of the most prestigious competitions of its kind, attracting entries from professional and amateur photographers of all ages worldwide. The competition seeks to promote the discovery, understanding, responsibility and enjoyment of the natural world.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Each adult category winner will receive £500 and each runner-up will receive £250.
Special Award winners will receive £1,000 and each runner-up will receive £500.
The overall winner of the title of Veolia Environnement Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year will receive £500 and attend a day’s tailored masterclass with a leading nature photographer.
Each young category winner will receive £250 and each runner-up will receive £100. ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to all photographers. Entrants to the Young competition must be aged 17 years or younger on the closing date of 18 March 2011. Entrants to the Adult competition must be aged 18 or over on the closing date of 18 March 2011. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Each entrant must either be the owner of the copyright or have secured the written permission of the copyright owner to enter the image into the Competition and grant the Owners the rights detailed below.
The copyright in all images submitted to the Competition will remain with the copyright holder who will be credited in accordance with the Competition’s guidelines. USAGE RIGHTS: By entering the Competition, each entrant grants to the Owners a non-exclusive irrevocable licence to reproduce, publish, and communicate to the public by any means and exhibit their image and copies of their image in all media throughout the world in relation to the Competition and the Exhibition including but not limited to all use in the context of:
• Judging the Competition.
• Display in the Exhibition.
• Inclusion in the Portfolio Book and magazine or similar.
• Inclusion within interactive elements associated with the Competition and or Exhibition (now known or hereafter created) available for viewing or download from the Owners’ website.
• Inclusion in promotional, press and marketing materials associated with the Competition and or the Exhibition.
• Inclusion in merchandising associated with the Competition and or the Exhibition.
In some of the above circumstances, commercial opportunities may exist for winning photographers to benefit from the use of their image: where a commercial benefit is likely to arise, permission will be sought in advance and terms and conditions will be agreed.
Winning images will be used by the Owners for a period of eighteen (18) months from the announcement of the winners and thereafter the Owners may keep the winning images within an archive (electronic or otherwise) for a further period of five (5) years, after which permission will be sought from the photographers should their images be used in connection with the Competition and or Exhibition.
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