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“Eye on Sustainability” National Geographic & Vale Global Photo Contest



June 20, 2011 /Photography News/ Can your photo make a difference? Is it compelling enough to spark a dialogue? Bold enough to inspire action?

"Eye on Sustainability" asks you to document sustainability issues as you see them—from the stunning beautiful illustrating what’s at stake to the starkly truthful illuminating what needs to be done.

Categories:
  • Wonders
  • Challenges
  • Solutions
Prizes:

One first place prizewinner will be chosen for each photo category—Wonders, Challenges, and Solutions—three (3) winners total will receive:

PHOTO FEATURED IN SPECIAL SECTION OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE
Winning photos will appear in a Vale-sponsored special section in the December 2011 issue of National Geographic magazine in select markets.

NIKON D3100
D3100 employs Nikon's latest breakthrough technology to deliver superb results. A newly developed DX-format CMOS sensor with 14.2 effective megapixels works in tandem with new EXPEED 2 image processing engine to produce highly detailed images containing rich tonal gradations and faithful color. This combination also helps produce beautifully defocused backgrounds—a hallmark of quality digital SLR cameras. In addition, a maximum ISO of 3200 (expandable to ISO 12800 equivalent using the Hi 2 setting) allows you to shoot without worrying about camera-shake blur. (Retail value: $599)

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SIGNED PRINT
National Geographic is known around the globe for its world-class photography. Adorn your wall with a framed image taken and signed by National Geographic’s magazine editor-in-chief, Christopher Johns. (Retail value: $1,000)

Three (3) runners-up in each of the three (3) categories—Wonders, Challenges and Solutions—will receive:  

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PRIZE PACKAGE

PERSONALIZED DELUXE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 9TH EDITION ATLAS OF THE WORLD
Now, in its stunning Ninth Edition, the critically acclaimed National Geographic Atlas of the World reports and examines up-to-the-minute geopolitical and environmental changes through detailed, accurate maps and beautiful, engaging design that are its hallmark. This cartographic masterwork brings to light the most important and relevant topics that grip our planet today. Hardcover with slipcase, 424 pages; 300 maps, 250 illustrations, 50 color photographs. (Retail value: $185)

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC’S WALKABOUT TOTE
This attractive and sturdy tote is the perfect accessory for travel and everyday use. A zippered main compartment keeps all your contents safe and neat inside, while the removable padded insert holds and protects a DSLR camera or camcorder with media accessories. Charcoal gray canvas with black leather accents. (Retail value: $98)

Eligibility: 

Contest is open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry and who do NOT reside in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, the Province of Quebec, Sudan, Syria and where prohibited. The limit is one entry per category per person.

Free to enter

License:

By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide nonexclusive license to Authorized Parties, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit) for editorial, commercial and/or trade purposes, in any media now or hereafter known, without compensation, permission or further notification to the entrant, his/her successors or assigns, or any other entity, unless prohibited by law. Entrants consent to the Sponsor doing or omitting to do any act that would otherwise infringe the entrant’s “moral rights” in their entries. Display or publication of any entry on an Authorized Party’s website does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Additionally, by entering, each entrant grants to Authorized Parties the unrestricted right to use all statements made in connection with the
Contest, and pictures or likenesses of Contest entrants, or choose not to do so, at their sole discretion. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.

Deadline: August 31, 2011



3 comments:

  1. Anonymous says

    WTF is your problem excluding people from Quebec?


    Anonymous says

    Quebec is a well known rogue nation speaking a language no one else understands.


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