“Landscapes” Photography Contest

Submit your images now for our 2020 End of Year Photography Contest. Unlike many other contests, we do not keep the right to use your images for anything other than use in our magazine. You retain full rights to your image. You only have to allow us to use the image in our magazine. It’s a great way to get exposure.  You can submit Three Free Image and unlimited additional images for a fee of $5.00 per image. There is no limit as to how many you may submit.

It is that simple.  You can win any prize without paying a dime. All images must be sized one edge 1100 pixels and must be less than 175Kb or smaller.

All images must be sized – the long edge should be 1100 pixels and must be less than 200Kb. This can be done in Lightroom settings while exporting your photo.  If your file is not sized properly you risk being disqualified from the contest.

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Enter Our Landscape Photography Contest – You keep all rights, or the only requirement is you allow us to use your image in this magazine, Photography Magazine Extra.

Get Your Work Published. It is free to enter up to three images. You can submit as many additional photos as you would like for a fee of $5.00 per image.  By entering, you agree that the images are your work, and we can use them throughout our magazine and nothing more.

You have an excellent possibility of getting your work published. We are a newer magazine and have plenty of room to publish your work in many of our articles.  You must supply your name and location that the image was taken. You will retain all writes to your photo. We only obtain the right to display your image in our magazine. Your credits will be listed on our Gallery page below the image and then in other pages in our magazine but maybe without credits listed on the additional pages.  It is that simple. We will not use it for any other purposes other than an artistic display in our magazine.

If there is a person in the image and they are recognizable, you must supply a model release form with the image at the time of entry. Remember, this is a landscape contest. We are looking for landscapes but will not rule out humans in pictures, but we prefer them to be less noticeable.

Judging criteria: Use of color, Composition, and Uniqueness. We also take into consideration what you would have gone through to get the image. Ex: hiking 3 miles into the wilderness and climbing to the top of a waterfall so if you have a unique story behind obtaining the image please let us know.  As a travel photography team, we appreciate the extent people go through to get award-winning images.

We love colorful images. We can spot perfect composition a mile away. We frown on images with close-up or too many people in them that do not focus on the landscape. We love uniqueness and photos obtained from a unique angle. We hate tilted horizons.  -Your Judges.

  • The winning entries will be featured on the front page of our website for one month and then remain in the gallery’s Archives for five (5) years.
  • By having their work on our website, winning artists should increase exposure to their work and create a backlink to their website.
  • We will also provide a promotion to the artists in the Special Merit Categories.

Landscape Photography Contest 

Have your image on the front page of Photography Magazine Extra for the world to see!  Travel Landscape Theme. Be sure to read what the judges like before entering.

First Place – Second Place – Third Place – Special Merit Awards

This is a great way to get exposure as an artist and photographer. By entering our contest, you agree that we can use any of your images with your watermark on them in our magazine.  There will be an unlimited amount of Special Merit Awards.

PHOTO CONTEST – OFFICIAL RULES

WHO MAY ENTER
The Contest is open to all amateur and professional photographers, age 18 and older, and to amateur photographers under the age of 18 with parents’ permission. Parents must submit an email with their permission, along with the images to be entered.

HOW TO ENTER
To enter, include your name, address, telephone number, email address, and photo caption. Submit images to extraeyessports@aol.com

Photographs must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible.  All digital files entered must be in 1100 pixels wide on the long edges. Our magazine is right-clicked disabled to protect artists.

The photograph must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity, or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.

The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

CONTEST PRIZES

First Place – The first place winner will be awarded the Photographer of the Month title in our magazine and a 20″ x 30″ canvas print from  The Photo Center in Brick, N.J. age article with your artist bio, a link to your website, display of your best photography images.   The winner will also be featured in our Winner of Photography Contest Announcement page. The page is designed to promote you as an artist and display your work. You agree that your photo may appear throughout the magazine at any time in the future and give us full permission to display them. We do not use them for anything else, and you retain all the rights to your image.

Second Place – The second-place winner will have their winning image appear in our Winner of Photography Contest Announcement page and receive a $100.oo Gift Card to The Photo Center in Brick, N.J. The prize is designed to promote you as an artist and display your work. You agree that your image may appear throughout the magazine at any time in the future and give us full permission to display them. We do not use them for anything else, and you retain all the rights to your image.

Third Place –  The winner will also be featured in our Winner of Photography Contest Announcement page and will receive a one hour lesson or portfolio review with Pamela Goodyer, a renowned photographer at her N.J. location or on zoom.  The prize is designed to promote you as an artist and display your work.  You agree that your image may appear throughout the magazine at any time in the future and give us full permission to display them.  We do not use them for anything else, and you retain all the rights to your image.

Please supply the correct information to us at the time of entry.

JUDGING
Winners will be chosen on December 31st and will be notified by email. Decisions of the judges are final and binding.  We are looking for landscape images in our contest. Humans are allowed, of course, but the main theme is landscape and travel.

RELEASES
If the photograph contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence, the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.

Upon Sponsor’s request, each entrant must be prepared to provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of Sponsor’s request a signed release from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted, and/or from the owner of any material that appears in the photograph entry, authorizing Sponsor to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification at any time during the Contest and selection of an alternate winner.

LICENSE

Copyrights of the images will remain at all times with the photographer.

Images will be used strictly in connection with the awards and will not be used for any other marketing purposes other than to promote Awards and display throughout Photography Magazine Extra and for the future advertising of our contests or promotion of your images. Images will not be resold or used for commercial purposes by any other third party. By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Photography Magazine Extra, to display images in Photography Magazine Extra and any marketing materials in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest and any use in Photography Magazine Extra.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Photography Magazine and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents, and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.

Photography Magazine Extra assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms.

CONDITIONS
Entries void if the Sponsor determines the photograph not to be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, or obtained through fraud or theft.

The Sponsor reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any entry and/or entrant (including an entrant’s identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND CONTEST
If for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest,  We reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. If the Sponsor elects to cancel or terminate the Contest, Sponsor will return the fees submitted with each entry.

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