Submit your best image of Lincoln. Contest deadline August 31, 2021

Lincoln, a Village of Hope Photo Contest

Lincoln, A Village of Hope: Photo Contest Theme

Deadline: August 31, 2021


Subject: Lincoln, a Village of Hope

Entries are open to all photographers. Photos should not have been published previously anywhere. The posts on personal accounts (Facebook, Instagram etc.) are eligible. The submissions must be in the original size, and not smaller than 2000 pixels in either height or width.

Top Prizes:
1st Prize will receive a $100 cash prize. 2nd Prize will receive a $50 cash prize. 3rd Prize will receive a $25 cash prize. 12 Images judged BEST will be printed with credit to the photographers, in our 2022 calendar. Winners will each receive a copy of the calendar and recognition of their photograph. There will be an exhibition of photographic prints of winning images, as well as select "honourable mention" images, at a date to be announced later.

Judging Criteria:
Members of the Jury will review all entries and judge images on the basis of artistic merit, originality, subject, and style and ultimately decide the winners.
Entry Fees: There is no fee associated with entries to the contest. There are no limits in the number of entries, however we recommend that you only submit your best ones.

Return of the Entries:
Entries will not be returned. All entries will be kept on file for possible promotional purposes. Village of Hope will not be responsible for any damaged or lost submissions.

Use of images & disclaimer
Copyright and all other rights remain that of the photographer. Any photograph used by Village of Hope will carry the photographer’s credit line. Use may include publication in Village of Hope social media. All entrants understand and agree that any image submitted to the competition may be used by Village of Hope to use for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media directly related to the Village of Hope competition.

Participants represent and warrant that (1) the Photographs are original and that they own the rights to their Photographs, (2) the Photographs do not violate the rights of any third party, (3) the Photographs do not convey a false or misleading impression, and (4) any additional information they submit about the Photographs is accurate. (5) If a person(s) are the subject of the photo, a model release is required.

Winner Notification
All winners will be announced online after judging has been completed. Only top winners will be notified before the official announcement.

Please include: image title, your Name, Telephone, Email, location in Lincoln of the photograph, if a person(s) is the subject of the photograph please include their name, telephone, and a signed release statement.

Deadline: August 31, 2021