Smithsonian magazine’s 10th Annual Photo Contest begins March 1, 2012 and ends November 30, 2012, at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST). By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest and states that they are 18 years old or older.
What to enter:
The five contest categories are drawn from those subjects of special interest to the Smithsonian magazine:
Americana—Events, objects or activities connecting the American people to their history or their cultural heritage.
The Natural World—Animals, plants and landscapes; geological or climatological features; and scientific processes and endeavors.
People—Individuals from all walks of life.
Altered Images—Photographs manipulated for artistic purposes by applying digital and/or traditional special effects (i.e. colorizing, toning, collage, photo composites, HDR, etc.).
Travel—Locales, peoples or activities in the United States and abroad that convey a sense of place.
Photographs must have been shot by the entrant since January 1, 2010.
The grand prize will receive $2,500.
The winners of each of the five categories will receive $500.
The winner of the online Readers’ Choice award will receive $500.
Monthly Contest Prize:
The winner of each monthly contest will receive $100.
Read more: www.smithsonianmag.com