2010 Windland Smith Rice International Awards
Categories: ANIMAL ANTICS, ART IN NATURE, BIRDS, CAMERA CLUB, CONSERVATION PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR, CREATIVE DIGITAL, ENDANGERED SPECIES, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, INDIGENOUS CULTURES, LANDSCAPE, OCEANS, PEOPLE IN NATURE, PLANT LIFE,SMALL WORLD,SPECTACULARS, WEATHER, WILDLIFE, YOUTH, PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR, ZOOS & AQUARIUMS.
- The Grand Prize: a "Yellowstone in Winter" photo workshop provided by Arizona Highways Photo Workshops.
- All winning images will be published in the 2010 Collectors Edition of Nature’s Best Photography magazine.
- Category Winners and a selection of Highly Honored photographs will be displayed in an exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC.
Entries are judged on technical quality, originality, and artistic merit.
Save each of your images as low-resolution JPEGs files NO LARGER THAN 500K, at 72 ppi, at approx. 6" on the longest side. Label each file with your First and Last name, underscore, subject, underscore, the category, underscore, then ".jpg". (Example: JohnDoe_fox_wildlife.jpg)
All photographs must accurately reflect the subject matter as it appeared in the viewfinder. Nothing should be added to an image, and aside from dust spots, nothing should be taken away. Normal processing of RAW image files and minor adjustments to color and contrast are acceptable, as is minimal
Official web site: http://www.naturesbestphotography.com/contest2/entry_1.php?cid=118