“Land through the Lens”
Metacomet Land Trust’s 2021 Photo Contest
Celebrate the four seasons in New England with our photo contest open to amateur photographers of all ages!
• Who can enter
Anyone, any age except MLT Board Members and the Judging Panel.
• What to enter
Photos taken within the 15 Town MLT Service Area, including Bellingham, Blackstone, Douglas, Franklin, Hopedale, Mendon, Millbury, Millville, Norfolk, Northbridge, Sutton, Upton, Uxbridge, Webster, and Wrentham.
There are two categories: natural landscapes and life forms (plants, animals, or mushrooms).
Photos should be taken on MLT preserves, town parks, town conservation land or open space, state forest land, or privately owned land protected by a Conservation Restriction. Photos must not contain images of recognizable people.
• How to enter
Email the photo (including photo location), your name, and category to email@example.com. Photos should be jpg files no larger than 12MB. Up to three (3) photos per category per contestant.
• When to enter
The winter contest runs January 18, 2021 through March 20, 2021
Top 4 finalists (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place and honorable mention) from each category will be selected by the MLT Judging Panel. The winning photos will be published, with attribution, on the MLT website and Facebook Page. All decisions made by the judges are final. First place in each category wins $25 and a MLT reusable shopping bag. All winners are awarded a MLT membership or Gift membership.
• Rights (legal stuff)
By entering this photo contest, you hereby grant to the MLT:
• Non-exclusive, worldwide, publication rights for your photos in all MLTs publicity materials (print or electronic).
• This includes the right to use your photos on our website, social media, in print and electronic advertisements and promotions.
• All images will be credited unless the photographer wishes to remain anonymous.
MLT reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the photo contest. Similar seasonal contests are planned for the spring, summer, and fall.