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2017 PHOTO CONTEST T A B L E O F Sponsored C O N T E by NTS Information .............................................. 4 HOSTED BY First Place | SIGMA LENS* Second Place | $500 Third Place | $400 People’s Choice | $300 Tickets and Registration........................ 4 Hotels............................................... 5 DEADLINE: Host FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017 Wednesday Opening Reception......... 6 CONTEST RULES Friday Keynote Presentation................ 6 1. There is a $30 entry fee for the first two (2) entries, $20 for each additional entry. Speakers/Workshops/Leaders You may submit up to five Featured (5) images total. Scott 2. Images must be taken in Florida by the Bourne..................................... person submitting within the last year 7 (April 27, 2016 – April 6, 2017). Submissions should not have been previously published nor have been *1st Place Birding winner will receive a Sigma Florida’s & Photo Fest is made possible through any the level of winner in a previous posted on social media are acceptable. photo Joe contest. Brady. Images ........................................... 8 Sigma 150-600 mm Contemporary lens in organizations, involvement and collaboration of the following 3. Images may be submitted digitally via provided Hightail link, or mailed in on a CD/ DVD, Vinny & Annette Colucci................ 9 in .jpg Canon or whose Nikon support, mount this - $1,089.00 Value! without event would not be possible: format, in rgb color space, sized to 3000 pixels (10”@300 dpi) on the longest side. We accept black Anastasia State Park Avian Reconditioning Center and white and color images. The filename for each image must include the photographer’s Chas Glatzer ...................................10 name. Do not send printed images. Do not add frames, embellishments or watermarks to Stephen Ingraham.........................11 the image, they will be disqualified. 4. PLEASE SUBMIT ALL OF YOUR Lewis ENTRIES Kemper.................................12 IN ONE FOLDER (or disc) and label the outside of the folder (or disc) with the photographer’s name. Do not submit multiple discs or folders for each image. The file name of each Roman image must Kurywczak.........................13 include the photographer’s name. All entries must Old Florida Museum Pioneer Barn be accompanied by a completed submission form. Entries with the title or photographer’s Ripple Effect Ecotours Bobbi Lane. ............................ 14 & 15 name or logo embedded or watermarked into the image itself will be disqualified. St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park & Rookery Friends of the GTM Research Reserve Marineland River to Sea Park St. Augustine Eco Tours Lisa aspects Langell. 16 cropping, & 17 color, 5. All images will be judged on technical such ........................... as exp osure, composition, St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum as well as content, influence and uniqueness. Washington Oaks State Park Sponsors Sigma Canon Hunt’s Photo & Video Panasonic FujiFilms Olympus Sony COVER PHOTO: CLAUDIA DANIELS, 2017 WINNER OF THE FLORIDA’S BIRDING & PHOTO FEST PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST Kevin Loughlin................................18 6. Photographs will be displayed the Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest from April 26–30, 2017, via a at Jack Rogers. .....................................19 continuous digital slideshow format. Winners will be announced at the Keynote Address on Saturday, April 29. Lee Varis...........................................20 7. By submitting images to this contest, you are agreeing to allow the Visitors and Shiv Verma.......................................21 Convention Bureau to use your image with appropriate photo credits. The first, second Dan Walters.....................................22 and third place photographs are typically used in the following year’s promotional materials — including national advertising campaigns. Brett Wells........................................22 Peachtree Camera Repairs..........23 8. The winning image will be the cover of the 2018 Official Guide to the festival. 9. Deadline for entries is Friday, April 7, 2017. Images will be judged by the professional wildlife photographers giving presentations at the 2017 event. People’s Choice judging will take Birding & Walking Tours......................24 place during the festival by festival participants. Kayaking Tours. If you must send your images via cd/dvd, please mail ......................................25 them to: Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest Attn. Erin Masters, 29 Old Mission St. .. Augustine, FL 32084 Boat Avenue, Tours .................................... 26 & 27 Alligator Farm Event.............................28 EASY ONLINE FILE SUBMISSION FloridasBirdingAndPhotoFest We’re pleased to provide an List online of dropbox for you to & upload your contest entries to. It’s easy! Locations Addresses............28 Just click Hightail link below. Drag your files to the Hightail window or find your files on your computer by clicking the “MY COMPUTER” button. Add your name in the Messge field and click Daily Schedule of Events Lists the “UPLOAD” button. https://spaces.hightail.com/uplink/floridashistoriccoast FloridasBirdingAndPhotoFest Questions? Please email SSather@FloridasHistoricCoast.com www.FloridasBirdingAndPhotoFest.com FLBirdPhotoFest All entries must be accompanied by a completed submission form. Wednesday......................................29 Thursday...........................................30 Friday................................................31 Since you can’t upload your Saturday...........................................32 check, we still need you to mail your entry fees to: Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest, Attn. Erin Masters, 29 Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084. Sunday. .............................................33 Please make checks payable to SJC VCB and include a copy of your submission form. ENTRY FEES Area Maps..................................... 34 & 35 This publication is printed on paper that uses a portion of post-consumer material. Photo .......................................36 Visit www.FloridasBirdingPhotoFest.com to download the Contest Photo Contest submission forms 12.5K 1/18 3 37