1st Annual Ventura Land Trust Juried Nature Contest and Exhibit.
|Photograph by Dan Holmes|
Ventura Land Trust wants to see your wildlife and nature photos. A nonprofit that advocates for the preservation of water, wildlife and wild places, Ventura Land Trust is sponsoring our inaugural juried wildlife and natural landscape photography contest and exhibit. This event encourages people to explore with a camera the natural world around them, whether that’s their own backyard, a local stream or a national park. All submitted photos must be of wildlife, landscapes or scenic beauty.
This is an open call to all photographers, amateur and professional to submit 3 original digital images to be considered for inclusion in the Ventura Land Trust's Nature Photography Contest and Exhibit. Our panel of four esteemed judges will choose the winning photographs to be included in a 3-month Nature Photography Exhibit and Sale that will be hung on the walls of Rincon Brewery, 4100 Telegraph Rd, Ventura, CA 93003.
Entry deadline: July 13, 2019
Entry fee: Although not required, participating photographers are encouraged to donate 20% of any sale proceeds to support the Ventura Land Trust.$20 for all professional and non-professional photographers.
Prizes: The top three winning photographs will win prizes comprised of bragging rights, gift certificates to local retailers and VLT merchandise.
Submissions: Entries will be accepted until 7/13/19. Contestants must send their contact information and .jpg digital photos to Dan Holmes, lead judge: [email protected] Each person can submit up to 3 photos. There is a $20 fee to enter. Although not required, participating photographers are encouraged to donate 20% of any sale proceeds to support the Ventura Land Trust.
Exhibit: The winning photographs to be exhibited on the walls of Rincon Brewery, 4100 Telegraph Rd, Ventura, CA 93003, from September 5 - November 30, 2019.
Copyright Policy: The copyright of submitted images remains with the photographer. By signing the entry form, the photographer agrees to allow Ventura Land Trust to publish the image on websites, social media and printed materials and to use the image in promotions for this and future contests without compensation.
Image Usage Rights: Participation in the contest requires the contestant to give Ventura Land Trust permission to use the photographs without compensation on the Contest Website as well as on other VLT websites and in news releases which may appear in print or on third party websites for the purpose of publicizing the contest. VLT will always include the photographer’s name when using a photograph for any purpose.
Publicity: The winning photographs will be posted on the Ventura Land Trust website as well as hung on the walls of Rincon Brewery. Winners will be named in a news release that is widely distributed to local media.
The mission of the Ventura Land Trust is to permanently protect the land, water, wildlife and scenic beauty of the Ventura region for current and future generations.