Entries welcome from Aug. 1 – Oct. 31, 2019
Winners announced: Dec. 1, 2019
ShoreRivers wants to share your photos! If you have captured images of science or stewardship in action, restoration, local wildlife, or your family and friends (human or animal) enjoying the waterways we protect, we want to see them!
Images selected need to represent your visual interpretation of ShoreRivers’ mission to preserve and protect Eastern Shore waterways through science-based advocacy, outreach and education, restoration, and stewardship.
Use of photos
Contest winners will be featured at our State of the Rivers events.
Selected images will be shared through our social media pages, annual newsletters, River Report Cards, and other periodic publications.
All images selected for publications will include photographer credit.
How to Participate
Images must be taken in the Chester, Choptank, Miles, Sassafras, or Wye rivers or Eastern Bay.
Photographers can submit a maximum of 3 photos.
Email one photo at a time to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The email subject line must include the name of the watershed captured: Sassafras, Chester, Miles, Wye, Choptank, or Eastern Bay. For example: Photo contest-Sassafras.
Images should be attached the email, not pasted into emails.
Images must be at least 72 dpi. This is standard to iPhones and Androids. Maximum file size 3 MB.
Image file names must be in this format: PersonName-River-img title.jpg. For Example, JohnSmith-Miles-Boating.jpg
Please provide any additional information in the email message.
The photographer retains all rights to the submitted image.
The photographer certifies that all necessary releases have been obtained.
Photographers grants to ShoreRivers a three year non-exclusive right-to-use for the submitted image.
ShoreRivers shall deliver to the photographer an in-kind donation receipt for images used.
ShoreRivers shall not transfer images to any other organization or person.
Should ShoreRivers receive a request for use of an image it will refer the request to the photographer.
ShoreRivers is not responsible for any tampering with this contest (e.g., hackers, viruses, automated entry devices, and other). ShoreRivers reserves the right to terminate or modify the contest at any time in case of technical failures or other issues outside of its control. ShoreRivers also reserves the right to disqualify anyone who violates these Official Rules.