2012 National Geographic Photo Contest
- The Grand Prize Winner will receive $7,500 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar in January 2013: A behind-the-scenes experience like none other.
- The First Place winner in each Category will each receive US$2,500, and his/her winning photograph will be published in National Geographic magazine.
Image requirements: JPEG format; Minimum 1,600 pixels on the longest side; Maximum 5,000 pixels on the longest side; Maximum file size is 5 MB; sRGB color profile. Only minor burning, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable, as is cropping. No HDR and stitched panoramas.
There is no limit on the number of entries per person. Online submission of digital photographs via the website.
- Photographic quality
- genuineness/authenticity of the content