Thursday, September 07, 2006

Mystic Seaport & Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contests

Hi all:

For all you amateur shutterbugs out there, check out these two neat photo contests, listed in order of their deadlines.

1. "America and the Sea Photo Contest" is sponsored by Mystic Seaport.

From the website:
Mystic Seaport presents its first America and the Sea Photo Contest ...

Photographs may include landscape views, lifestyles, animals, details and people, and may be submitted via mail or email ...

Winners will be announced in the spring 2007 issue of Mystic Seaport magazine ...

Prizes will be awarded for first, second, third place and honorable mention entries in both the youth (17 and under) and adult (18 and older) divisions ...

Entries must be images taken in the United States (including Alaska and Hawaii) ...

Contest is open to amateur photographers, defined as someone earning 10 percent or less of their income from photography.

Click here or on the contest name for more details.

Deadline is November 15, 2006!

2. "Smithsonian Magazine 4th Annual Photo Contest" sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine.

From the website:
The editors of Smithsonian invite you to enter the Fourth Annual Smithsonian magazine Photo Contest.

We are looking for remarkable images, photographed within the past three years (since January 1, 2004), that relate to five subjects of special interest to our magazine: Americana, The Natural World, People, Travel and Altered Images.

The competition is open to amateur photographers, 18 years or older.

Click here or on the contest title for more details.

Deadline is January 4, 2007!

Happy snapping and submitting!


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