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Deadline: November 12, 2012
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $25 first 5 Images, $5 each additional image

Vertical Wildlife – Cover Dreams!

Chasing-the-Light-squarelogo-72dpi VERTICAL WILDLIFE – COVER DREAMS!

Our Guest Judge joinig us for this competition is Charlie Borland of Pro Nature Photographer

Every photographer dreams of having their work published on a cover. The fact is that the vast majority of photos taken are horizontal, photographers simply do not shoot enough verticals. Let’s face it, cameras are designed to ergonomically function shooting horizontally. As a result, photo editors have a difficult time finding cover quality vertical images. We have been told, more than once, that more than 40,000 images are considered for an educational textbook cover. Photographers should also consider that covers and full page reproduction sizes pay considerably more than ¼ or ½ page images. Keep in mind that cover images should always have some negative space on the top for a magazine masthead. Your challenge should always be to find the vertical composition of a subject before you ever turn away and mentally call the shoot finished.

Our Photo Editors and Art Directors want to see your best VERTICAL wildlife images.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The top five photographers will have their winning image prominently displayed on a email targeted to over 1,200 professional Photo Editors and Art Directors who are constantly looking for fresh and creative new imagery. These five photos will also be the FEATURED IMAGES on The Chasing Light Juried Photography website for the duration of the current contest. Jurors will award a First Place, Second Place, Third Place and two Honorable Mentions.

Jurors will also select twenty "Runners Up" whose work will be displayed online, along with photographer's contact email and website URL information, in the Themed Contest Gallery.

The Top Three Winners (First, Second and Thrid Place) receive a Lifelong Pro Account on Filter Foundry, the fastest growing social network platform for creatives.

ALL Photographers entering a contest will receive a promo code to get an account at with Premium features and it's Free for life. ELIGIBILITY: International / 18+ Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Copyright remains with the photographer. USAGE RIGHTS: Artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant Chasing The Light Juried Photography (CTLJP) the right to use their images for the purpose of marketing the exhibition, marketing the CTLJP programs and subsequent display on the CTLJP website of past exhibitions without further contact or compensation from CTLJP.

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