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Introducing The DLLT Photo Contest!

November 20, 2015

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is pleased to be hosting the first ever – DLLT Photo Contest.  The natural beauty of the Downeast Lakes region is truly something to behold.  With its varied landscapes, abundant wildlife, local traditions, and colorful characters, there are many different subjects to be captured and immortalized on film.  Show us your best photographs of the area!  Rules and guidelines for the DLLT Photo Contest are below.  All photographs submitted will be judged by a panel of DLLT Staff and Volunteers.  All photos must be submitted by emailing photo@downeastlakes.orgThe deadline for submission is April 15, 2016.

Photo Contest Rules

  1. IMG_1640All photos submitted must be shot in the Downeast Lakes region. This is defined as any place in Washington and Hancock Counties, north of Route 9.
  2. All photo submissions must be completed electronically and in the digital format of JPEG, JPG, or GIF. All photos must also have a minimum resolution of 5 megapixels.
  3. By submitting photos, participants agree that DLLT shall have the unlimited right to reproduce submissions in any electronic and print media that it may produce in the future.
  4. Please DO NOT submit the following:
    1. Photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s or entity’s privacy or other rights, including but not limited to copyright.
    2. Photos that contain explicit, unlawful, nude, obscene, violent or other objectionable or inappropriate content, as determined by the DLLT panel in its sole discretion.
    3. Photos that contain commercial or corporate images and logos or copyrighted materials, with the exception of those of Downeast Lakes Land Trust.
    4. Photos that are marked with time, date, or signature stamps.
  5. Categories are: Waterways, Forests, Wildlife (no pets), Traditions, Community, and Sunrise/Sunset.  Limit 2 submissions per category. You may not submit one photo in multiple categories.
  6. Each submission must have an accompanying Name, Address, Phone Number, and Email Address.

Photos will be selected for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category and an overall “Best In Show” winner.  Winning entries will be posted on the DLLT website, as well as featured in our summer newsletter and featured in a DLLT photography show in Grand Lake Stream.  Good luck!!!