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2020 Photo Contest

The Search Begins, Carissa Rivers, 2019 Contest, 1st Place

Photo Contest Rules 2020 

Deadline: Thursday, January 9, 2020.

 Prizes will be awarded for

1st, 2nd, 3rd place and People’s Choice!

Sponsor:  Point Blue Conservation Science

The photo contest promotes and shares working rangeland photography and generates original photographs for use by the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition (Coalition). A panel of photographers will determine 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners based on content and photo quality. The Coalition sincerely appreciates all contest participants, judges and the sponsors. Contestants are encouraged to attend the Summit.     

Rules
o Any photographer can submit up to 3 original photos. Choose your best!
o Photos must be original and taken in California and highlight California’s  grazing lands, including livestock and ranching, people, landscapes, wildlife, plants, etc.
o Photos must be original, of high resolution (minimum 72 pixels per inch-ppi). Basic light and color correction is allowed, but no special effects or filters may be applied.
o Photos will be cropped to 8×10 or 10×8 inches for printing, so please no panoramas or other non-standard ratios.
o Photos can be from any time but must not have been submitted to previous CRCC photo contests.
o All photos submitted become the property of the Coalition. Photos may be published without obtaining further permission. Use may include, but is not limited to videos, website, social media, articles, and gifts. Makers will be recognized where feasible.
o Judging decisions will be final and at the sole discretion of the Coalition.
o Winners will be notified by email and announced during the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition Summit January 14, 2020 in Stockton.

Submission
o Photos must be submitted by the deadline: Friday, January 3rd, 2020.
o Submit photos via-email to Bonnie Eyestone (beyestone@pointblue.org)

1. Attach one (1) .jpg photo per email. Include photographer name in the .jpg name (e.g. MMouse.jpg).

2. On Subject Line: “CRCC Photo Contest”

3. In the Body include:  • Photographer name • Photographer mailing address • Photographer phone number • Title of photo • Location of photo

4. Attach completed Model Consent Form if applicable for each photograph with an identifiable person.

Photo Contest – Model Consent Form

Please return via email with photograph submission.

 I consent to  (Print Photographer Name)__________________________ using the photograph of me as an entry in  the 2020 Rangeland Summit Photo Contest and to the photograph’s and the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition’s future use in print materials, publications, marketing materials, on the internet, or any other lawful use or reproduction.

Title:_________________________________________

Name of individual in photograph:______________________________________________________

Address:______________________________________________________________________

Signature: ________________________________________Date____________________

 

Minor Model Consent Form
If subject is under 18, I _________________________________, parent of guardian of the minor, ________________________, consent to the use of the photograph of this minor as an entry  in the 2020 Rangeland Summit Photo Contest and to the photograph’s and the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition’s future use in print materials, publications, marketing materials, on the internet, or any other lawful use or reproduction.
Address:______________________________________________________________________
Phone Number:_________________________________________________________
Authorization: Signature of parent of guardian:_____________________________Date______________