Photo Contest: Terms & conditions of voting and entry

BBC Wildlife Readers’ Photo Contest T&Cs
 
Voting rules
 
BBC Code of Conduct for competitions: www.bbc.co.uk/competitioncode. All BBC Magazines promotions comply with the Code.
 
Contest open to all amateur photographers, except employees of BBC group companies.
 
Voting will close on the day stated on the competition.
 
After the closing date, one image will be named as the winner, based on the editor's choice. 
 
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to disqualify or discount any entrant, image or vote connected to votes cast by unfair means.
 
The winning image will be used as the icon for the gallery after the competition has closed. Prize non-transferable.  
 
Winners will not be contacted – please visit the site after the closing date to see who has won.
 
 
Entry rules
 
Competition open to all photographers aged 18 or over, other than employees of BBC group companies.
 
Maximum 20 entries per person per contest.
 
Each image can only be entered once. Duplicates will be removed.
 
The image must have been created in the past three years and be your original work.
 
You must be the sole author and owner of the copyright of all image entered.
 
Source material or proof of permission to use must be made available on request by BBC Wildlife.
 
BBC Wildlife does not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced images.
 
All images should show wildlife - in its habitat in the wild or in a captive establishment - or wild landscapes and plants, except where the theme of the photo contest is stated as otherwise. So please keep your pets and domestic farm animals for the appropriate contest/month.
 
Computer-generated or computer-altered images will not be accepted. Artwork and illustrations will not be accepted.
 
To enter, upload the image to our website at www.discoverwildlife.com by the closing date specified within the contest.
 
Image should be submitted as jpgs.
 
Each jpg should be a maximum of 300dpi and ideally less than 2MB in file size, with your name and the subject in the title.
 
All entries must be submitted via the online entry form.
 
Immediate Media Company takes no responsibility for corrupted or late entries.
 
By entering your image, you grant Immediate Media Company the non-exclusive right to reproduce it for any purpose at any time in any media with attribution. For example, we may use your images in online articles on www.discoverwildlife.com
 
The winners consent to the use of their image, name and/or photograph in any publicity carried out by Immediate Media Company, without further compensation.
 
The winning image will be judged by voters and the BBC Wildlife team, where appropriate.
 
BBC Wildlife’s decision on all matters relating to the competition is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
 
BBC Wildlife Magazine reserves the right to withhold prizes if, in the opinion of the judges, the quality of entries falls below the standard required.
 
The winning image will be used as the icon for the gallery after the competition has closed. Prize non-transferable.  
 
Winners will not be contacted – please visit the site after the closing date to see who has won.
 
 

 

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