SUBMISSION CATEGORIES

在提交给照片竞赛时必须选择类别。条目将从以下类别中考虑:

  • 城市和自然:与我们生活的自然连接
  • 风景:一个地方,有或没有人
  • 人与自然:娱乐,冒险,人们在户外享受
  • 水:Above, below, or in between
  • Wildlife:In the wild or in our backyard

奖项类别

获奖的提交将被选为以下奖项类别:

  • One (1) Grand Prize winner
  • One (1) People’s Choice winner
  • 五(5)分类第一名获胜者,每类(1)
  • 五(5)分类别的赢家,每类(1)分
  • 五(5)类第三类获奖者,每类别一(1),
  • 五(5)类别尊敬的提及,每类(1)个。

PRIZES

All award winners will receive mention on The Conservancy’s digital presences. In addition, The Conservancy will award the following prizes:

One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive:

  • $2,000 Delta gift card
  • Camera kit from brand of choice. Estimated value: $4,000 USD

总价值:$ 6,000 USD

One (1) People’s Choice winner will receive:

  • $ 1,500 Delta礼品卡

Five (5) Category First Place winners (one (1) per category) will receive:

  • $500 Delta gift card

五(5)分类别的赢家(每类别一(1)分)将收到:

  • $ 250三角洲礼品卡

五(5)类第三部分获奖者(每类别一(1))将收到:

  • $ 100三角洲礼品卡

Five (5) Category Honorable Mentions (one (1) per category) will receive:

  • 承认证书

The official rules of The Nature Conservancy’s 2019 Photo Contest

Questions and inquiries about contest rules can be emailed tophotocontest@tnc.org

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

合格

自然水利2019年照片比赛(“摄影比赛”)对所有专业和业余摄影师开放,他们在入境时居住在居住居住的司法司司长。自然保护院的受托人,董事会成员,员工,实习生或合作伙伴,以及这些员工的家庭成员和家庭成员,没有资格进入。

通过向照片竞赛提交进入,参赛者证明他们参与这一照片竞赛并非非法或违反任何法律,监管,条约或行政法案,以及他们在进入时居住地辖下的法律请勿禁止或限制收到此照片竞赛的任何奖项。

The Nature Conservancy (“The Conservancy”) reserves the right to reject any entry if, in The Conservancy’s sole discretion, the laws of an applicable jurisdiction, including but not limited to the entrant’s jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry, would prohibit or limit The Conservancy from proceeding with the Contest as intended or the consideration or awarding of any Prize would impose additional administrative, tax, operational, or legal burdens on The Conservancy.

Furthermore, individuals residing in any “Excluded Jurisdiction” are ineligible to enter the Photo Contest. Excluded Jurisdiction means any country listed on the US Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Active Sanctions Programs list:https://saniptionsearch.ofac.treas.gov/

SPONSOR

自然水利2019年照片比赛由自然保护,4245北Fairfax驱动,套房100,阿灵顿,VA 22203-1606(“赞助商”)赞助。

入境期

照片比赛于2019年8月1日开始于2019年8月1日在凌晨6点凌晨6点(UTC +10),并于2019年8月31日在11:59(UTC -5)结束(“入境期”)。入境期间或之后提交的条目不符合条件。赞助商的计算机是照片竞赛的官方时间保管设备。

进入什么

Images will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit.

To ensure functionality on our submission platform, please submit files no larger than 4032 x 4032 pixels and no more than 4 MB at the time of entry. High resolution-original files will be requested should an entry make it into the final round of editing to be considered for an award or prize of merit.

所有照片都应该准确反映出主题和现场。在标准优化超出标准优化(裁剪,用于灰尘,接触的合理调整,颜色和对比等)的照片将被取消资格。

条目可能来自任何格式 - 包括但不限于数字文件,数字打印,颜色透明胶片,颜色打印或黑色和白色打印 - 只要它们以电子方式提交.jpg .jpg格式。HDR图像是可接受的。

只要您维护授予我们许可证的权利,就可以进入以前发表了非专有权的材料(参见下面的“您的权利”)。您必须能够透露照片之前何时何时何地透露在保守期间的照片。

如果您选择在提交中包含人员,您负责从所描述的个人获取必要的释放,并且必须能够根据要求提供这些释放的副本。

如果需要提交可能是有水印的,但是watermark should be inconspicuous enough to not interfere with the judging of the photo. A watermarked photo might not be honored by the competition (at the judges’ sole discretion) if the photographer is unable or unavailable to provide a pristine, watermark-free version of the image when asked.

The following submissions are ineligible:

  • 在动物园和商业比赛农场拍摄的俘虏动物的图像。
  • 违反或侵犯另一个人的权利的照片,包括但不限于没有法律所要求的法律所要求的人的版权和照片。保护法律保留要求参赛者提交申请主题的法律同意的证据,这些照片可能包括来自该主题的签名豁免。NOTE:Waiver requirements vary by jurisdiction, and the entrant is responsible for obtaining a legally enforceable waiver from any photographed subject.
  • 包含性明确,裸体,淫秽,暴力或其他令人反感或不当内容的照片。
  • 涉及意志骚扰野生动物的图像,或摄影师损坏环境。
  • 涉及将任何个人或动物放在危险中的图像。

水利应确定其唯一和绝对自行决定的进入资格。

如何进入

All images must be submitted though ourphoto submission website。不接受通过邮件或电子邮件发送的数字图像。如果可能,请在照片的元数据中嵌入摄影师的姓名和标题信息。

The entry forms contain required fields for information about the photo, category to be entered, and contact information for the entrant, including an email address.

Entrants will be asked to provide the following information in the contest entry process:

  • 照片标题
  • 标题:描述我们所看到的以及所拍摄的地方
  • Country where photo was taken
  • 拍摄的州或省份
  • Category: Cities and Nature, Landscape, People and Nature, Water, or Wildlife

您可以输入无限数量的照片,但您可能无法使用代理商或自动系统进入。

Sponsor reserves the right to reject any additional entries or entries that do not comply with these Official Rules. By entering, you indicate your unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding. You cannot win a prize unless you comply with all requirements in these Official Rules.

可能会要求参赛者提出他们提交的提交,并在比赛期间随时提供更高分辨率版本的照片。

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES

在提交给照片竞赛时必须选择类别。条目将从以下类别中考虑:

  • 城市和自然:与我们生活的自然连接
  • 风景:一个地方,有或没有人
  • 人与自然:娱乐,冒险,人们在户外享受
  • 水:Above, below, or in between
  • Wildlife:In the wild or in our backyard

奖项类别

获奖的提交将被选为以下奖项类别:

  • One (1) Grand Prize winner
  • One (1) People’s Choice winner
  • 五(5)分类第一名获胜者,每类(1)
  • 五(5)分类别的赢家,每类(1)分
  • 五(5)类第三类获奖者,每类别一(1),
  • 五(5)类别尊敬的提及,每类(1)个。

JUDGING

判决将由赞助商唯一自行决定(“面板”)由赞助商选出的专家组进行。照片将由本领制,技术卓越,组成,整体影响,艺术优异和主题与人类和自然相关的判断。

The Panel will evaluate all valid entries and make daily selections into a group of Judges’ Favorite images, (“Judges’ Favorites”). All winners will be selected from the Judges Favorites. Judges’ Favorites will be notified of their status and appear onnatureunited.ca/photocontest2019年9月1日。

All judging decisions are final. Please do not contact us about the status of entries or judging.

人民选择获胜者

One (1) People’s Choice winner will selected by the public from the Judges’ Favorites published on nature.org between September 1 through September 8, 2019. The People’s Choice winner will be determined by online voting.

VOTING PERIOD

对人们的选择投票于2019年9月1日上午12:00开始,并于2019年9月8日的东部日光时间上午11:59(“投票时期”)结束。投票期之前或之后的投票将没有资格。赞助商的计算机是照片竞赛的官方时间保管设备。

RESULTS

所有获奖者都将宣布natureunited.ca/photocontestby 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time on September 13, 2019. The Conservancy will notify the winners via the contact information provided at the time of entry.

To request a winners list by mail, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request to The Nature Conservancy, Photo Contest, 4245 N Fairfax Dr. Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203. Requests must be received by October 1, 2019.

PRIZES

All award winners will receive mention on The Conservancy’s digital presences. In addition, The Conservancy will award the following prizes:

One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive:

  • $2,000 Delta gift card
  • Camera kit from brand of choice. Estimated value: $4,000 USD

总价值:$ 6,000 USD

One (1) People’s Choice winner will receive:

  • $ 1,500 Delta礼品卡

Five (5) Category First Place winners (one (1) per category) will receive:

  • $500 Delta gift card

五(5)分类别的赢家(每类别一(1)分)将收到:

  • $ 250三角洲礼品卡

五(5)类第三部分获奖者(每类别一(1))将收到:

  • $ 100三角洲礼品卡

Five (5) Category Honorable Mentions (one (1) per category) will receive:

  • 承认证书

To the maximum extent permissible by law, all winners are responsible for paying any taxes and any and all other costs and expenses associated with claiming the awards, including but not limited to customs fees, taxes, and any other administrative costs, if applicable. If the prize value equals or exceeds $600, prior to the award of any prize the winner will need to complete, sign and return an IRS W-9 form and/or any applicable tax forms for awarding the prize in the winner’s jurisdiction. Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. A prize may not be transferred and must be accepted as awarded. A winner may not request cash or a substitute prize; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

POTENTIAL WINNER REQUIREMENTS

Except where prohibited, a potential winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility, including proof of age and liability/publicity release within 10 calendar days. If a potential winner fails to return these documents on time, an alternate potential winner may be selected in his/her place.

YOUR RIGHTS

Your photographs help The Conservancy protect Earth’s amazing diversity of wildlife, people, plants and habitats. Thank you for helping to further our mission through your photography.

如果适用,您将保留您提交的任何照片的所有权利 - 如果适用,包括所有权。

If you submit a photograph to the Photo Contest, you grant The Conservancy and its related entities such as affiliates and subsidiaries a royalty-free, non-exclusive right in perpetuity to:

保护将尽力信贷所有摄影师raphs with the credit "Person's Name" when the full name is available.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

如果在以任何方式损害照片竞赛的运作,安全或管理,赞助商可以自行决定:(a)暂停照片竞赛来解决损伤,然后恢复照片竞赛;或(b)从损害时间收到的符合条件的参赛作品中获得奖项奖励。赞助商在唯一的自由裁量权撤销权限和寻求赔偿者的权利,违反了照片竞赛的运作,违反了这些官方规则,或以破坏性或违反积极的方式行事。赞助商未能执行这些官方规则的任何期限,不应构成该条款的豁免。通过邮件发送任何沟通的证明,不应被视为通过赞助商收到该沟通的证明。如果对在线条目的所有者争议,用于输入的电子邮件地址的授权帐户持有人将被视为所有者。照片比赛受联邦,州和地方法律法规的约束,禁止禁止的地方。

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

By entering, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, their respective parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Photo Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Photo Contest; (b) technical errors; (c) printing errors; (d) late or undelivered mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Photo Contest; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property. You waive the right to claim any attorneys’ fees and any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

E-SUPPORTER

当您输入并提供明确同意时,您将自动成为自然保护和加拿大联盟,自然联合的电子支持者。亚博低版本这包括特殊事件邀请,数字消息,文本和每月电子通讯。您可以随时取消和取消订阅。

PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY

您作为照片竞赛的一部分提交的任何信息将根据赞助商使用隐私政策。The information you provide when you enter is provided to Sponsor. Except where prohibited, you consent to Sponsor’s use of your name in any list of winners (if applicable) and/or for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.

DISPUTES

You agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Photo Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Virginia. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Photo Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Virginia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Virginia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Virginia.

QUESTIONS

Questions and inquiries about contest rules can be emailed tophotocontest@tnc.org