2017 11 10 Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2017

The Competition

Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2017

SNPA 400pxThe Scottish Nature Photography Awards celebrate nature, wildlife and landscape photography in Scotland.
The Scottish Nature Photography Awards Photographic Competition 2017 is open to professional and amateur photographers from around the world, but images must be taken in Scotland.
Entries close 24:00 hours GMT on Thursday 30th November 2017.

This is the 8th annual competition to seek the Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year. The categories are:
Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2017
Scottish Wildlife Portrait
Scottish Wildlife Behaviour
Scottish Landscape - Sea & Coast
Scottish Landscape - The Land
Scottish Landscape - Urban Greenspace
Scottish Botanical
Natural Abstract

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For further information please visit the competition website.

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This competition meets all the standards set out in

the Bill of Rights For Artists


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  • claim copyright
  • claim exclusive use
  • seek waiving of moral rights
  • fail to give a credit for all free usage
  • add, alter, or remove metadata from submissions
  • seek usage rights other than for promoting the contest and no other purpose. Note that a book, posters, cards, or a calendar are seen as legitimate ways of promoting the contest and defraying costs
  • seek free usage rights in excess of 3 years
  • use the submissions commercially without the entrant's agreement, and such commercial usage is to be subject to a freely negotiated license independently of the competition.
  • make it a condition of winning that an entrant must sign a commercial usage agreement
  • fail to publish all documents on the competition website that an entrant may have to sign
  • fail to name the judges for this or last year's competition
  • fail to explicitly state all the organisations who will acquire rights to the submissions
  • set a closing date more than 18 months after the contest launch date
  • fail to make clear statements of rights claimed and how submissions are used.

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