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How to enter our woodland birds photography competition 2020

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Details of the 2020 woodland birds photography competition:

  • Photos must┬ábe relevant to the theme of woodland birds and┬átaken in the Mount Alexander region in central Victoria.
  • Images will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit.
  • All photographs should accurately reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appeared. Photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (cropping, spotting for dust, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast, etc.) will not be considered.
  • There is a maximum of two photo entries per photographer.
  • Entries must be submitted by email to ivan@connectingcountry.org.au , including your name and the location, date and subject of the photo.
  • Original photos must be at least 3 MB for image quality.
  • Please submit files no larger than 1 MB at the time of entry. High-resolution original files will be requested should your entry be selected for the calendar.
  • Please submit photographs electronically in a .jpeg or .png format.
  • If you choose to include people in your submission, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals depicted.
  • By entering the competition you agree to Connecting Country potentially publishing your image in a 2021 Woodlands Birds Calendar, which will be sold to the public.
  • There will be no commission paid to the winners of the photography competition, who will be published in the 2021 Woodland Birds Calendar, but full recognition of your work will be featured and acknowledged within the calendar.
  • If you are one of the winners of the competition, you will be notified via email within four weeks of the closing date.

The following submissions are ineligible:

  • Images of captive animals photographed in zoos and commercial game farms.
  • Photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s rights, including but not limited to copyright and photographs of persons without their documented consent.
  • Photos that contain objectionable or inappropriate content.
  • Images that involve the willful harassment of wildlife, or damage to the environment by the photographer.
  • Images that involve putting any individual or animal in danger.