Bowie-Crofton Camera Club 

Promoting Photographic Skill and Enjoyment
Throughout Central and Southern Maryland.

Nature Conservancy 2008 Photo Contest

   The Nature Conservancy's 2008 Photo Contest is open.  The Conservancy is looking for looking for beautiful nature photography representing the diversity of life on Earth. Your own original digital images of our lands, waters, plants, animals and people in nature are all eligible for the competition.

   Deadline for the contest is October 15, 2008.   The judging panel will select at least 35 photos to be the contest’s Finalists and Honorable Mentions. The general public will select the Grand Prize Winner during the "Voter's Choice Awards," from a pool of Finalists determined by the judging panel.

   If you do plan to enter, please first note the following rule from the Nature Conservancy regarding the contest:  

  "By entering the contest, you hereby grant to The Nature Conservancy (i) a nonexclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and publicly perform the photographs you submit to The Nature Conservancy,"

To submit photos, click on this link.   You will be taken to the main page of the Photo Contest web site.   Here you will find all the rules, and a link to upload your photos to.  

    The grand-prize winner's image will be printed in the 2010 Nature Conservancy calendar. All entrants featured in the calendar will receive a copy of the calendar.

Background image by Stephen Bruza