Rules and Guidelines

All of our contests, unless specifically noted, are open to all participants regardless of residence or citizenship, so long as the laws of their jurisdiction allow participation.

All submissions must be received through specified outlets to be considered. These outlets include, but are not limited to, email, social media and direct mailings.

Previously published material for which non-exclusive rights were granted may be entered as long as you still maintain the right to grant us a license. You must be able to disclose when and where the submission appeared previously to upon request.

Submissions will be judged on originality, creativity, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit. The judges of all contests are staff members familiar with the category of the contest, unless otherwise noted. shall determine winner eligibility in its sole and absolute discretion. All decisions made by the judges are final. reserves the right to adjust any deadline(s) as the result of causes beyond its immediate control.

Fine Print

By submitting this art, I release, transfer and assign all rights, including without limitation copyright, in and to this art to I hereby assign to any rights which are not deemed automatically granted by submission of the art and shall have the right to use, and authorize others to use, such art in any manner and by any means and media in perpetuity throughout the world without restriction. As conditions of this permission, shall credit all photographs with the caption “© Person’s Name” when the full name is available.

By submitting this art you represent, warrant and covenant that you own or otherwise have the right to grant the licenses set forth herein for your submission and your submission does not infringe, misappropriate or violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, intellectual property rights, or any other rights of any person or entity or violate any applicable laws, rules or regulations, and the submission that you submit and post will not contain third party copyrighted material or material that is subject to other third party proprietary right sunless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant the license rights set forth herein. You have full responsibility for your submission, including its legality, appropriateness, and trademark and copyright ownership.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold, its affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising from your breach of this Agreement, your violation of any third party right, including, without limitation, any copyright, property, or privacy right, or your violation of any applicable local, state, federal or international law, rule or regulation.