Photo Contest


 
                                                                                                                       9th ANNUAL 2014
     MINGO SWAMP FLORA & FAUNA PHOTOGRAPHY
                                              CONTES

Photo Contest Deadline: Friday August 1, 2014 

CONTEST THEME: "To promote public awareness of the beauty, value, and uniqueness of Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, the Mingo Swamp Friends and Refuge staff welcome amateur and professional photographers of all ages to enter our annual photography contest."
                                                      
The Mingo Swamp Flora and Fauna Photo Contest is FREE to enter and is open to both amateur and professional photographers of all ages. The categories include:

Youth (17 & under as of August 1, 2014): Mingo Landscape, People in Nature, Native Wildlife, Native Plant, and Artistically Enhanced

Adult (18+ years of age): Mingo Landscape, People in Nature, Native Wildlife, Native Plant, and Artistically Enhanced

Professional (anyone, of any age, who earns more than 1/2 of their income from photography): All professional entries judged in one category.

HOW TO APPLY:
The Mingo Swamp Flora and Fauna Photo Contest entrance forms and rules are available at the Mingo NWR Visitor Center OR on the Mingo National Wildlife Refuge website. Click here to go to the Contest page.  

PHOTO CONTEST DEADLINE:  Friday August 1, 2014

SPONSORED BY:  Mingo Swamp Friends and U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service - Mingo National Wildlife Refuge.

All photos will be available to view for a limited time at the new Visitor Center after the contest deadline. All winning photographs will remain in the care of Mingo Swamp Friends and Mingo NWR until August 2015 while going on exhibit at the Mingo NWR Visitor Center and other public locations. 

All entries that did not place are available for pick up at the Refuge Office, or if you enclosed a self-addressed stamped (SASE) envelope, we will get those back to you.
 

RIGHTS TO USE

 

All entrants agreed to allow Mingo Swamp Friends and Mingo National Wildlife Refuge rights to publish winning photos in future promotional publications without compensation.


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pon entry of photo contest, participants acknowledge that neither Mingo NWR, Mingo Swamp Friends, nor any sponsors of the contest are responsible for lost or damaged photographs, or liable for copyright or other legal disputes that may arise from this competition.


This page was last updated on: 05/06/2014

 

   
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