GRASSY WATERS CONSERVANCY (GWC)
MEMBERS MONTHLY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST RULES
A contest for GWC members to showcase the natural environment of Grassy Waters Preserve.
To become a member click here.
HOW TO ENTER:
1. Only GWC members may enter this contest.
2. All entries must be submitted by clicking here.
3. Each GWC Member can submit only one (1) image per month.
4. A month is from the first day of each calendar month through the last day of that month.
5. All submitted images shall be digital JPEG format.
6. By submitting an image the photographer affirms it was taken in/of the Preserve by the photographer. Solid Waste Authority land and trails are not part of the Preserve.
JUDGING AND AWARDS:
1. Judging will be by a GWC officer.
2. From a month’s entries, one (1) image will be selected each month as the Member Photo of the Month.
3. The selected image will be displayed on the GWC website.
1. Entries shall not contain the image of a person(s).
2. Images of the natural environment are preferred.
3. Image manipulation should be limited to standard techniques (cropping; minor color, saturation, and contrast adjustments; and sharpening). A creative image category is included in the Annual Grassy Waters Nature Photography Contest.
4. Panoramas and stitched images are not acceptable.
5. Entries cannot have been selected previously as a winner or for recognition in any other GWC contest.
6. Any entry or winner in this Members Contest may be entered in the Annual Grassy Waters Nature Photography Contest.
7. Entries not selected one month may be resubmitted in future months.
8. The contest is intended for amateur photographers only, not Professionals. A Professional is considered someone whose primary income is from photography.
9. By submitting an entry the photographer is granting perpetual rights to GWC to use the image without compensation. A reasonable attempt will be made to credit the photographer. The photographer retains their copyright for other uses.
10. GWC Directors and the officer(s) judging the contest are not eligible to enter.
11. By submitting an entry the photographer agrees to abide by all contest rules and waives all claims of any kind against GWC and the judges of the contest.
Questions should be emailed to [email protected]