Sponsor is American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), 950 Herndon Parkway Suite 450
Herndon, VA 20170, USA.
The Faces of Biology Photo Contest begins on April 1, 2019 and ends September 30, 2019 at
11:59:59 pm Eastern Time. By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official
The contest is open to any legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age. The contest is free to enter. Employees, interns, officers, and board members of the American Institute of Biological Sciences are not eligible.
Prizes will be awarded to one First Place Winner, one Second Place Winner, and one Third Place Winner. The First Place Winner will have his/her winning photo featured on the cover of
BioScience, and will receive $250 and a one year membership in AIBS, including a one year subscription to BioScience. The Second and Third Place Winners will have his/her winning photo printed inside BioScience, and will receive a one year membership in AIBS, including a one year subscription to BioScience.
What to Enter
The theme of the contest is “Faces of Biology.” Photographs entered into the contest must depict a person, such as a scientist, researcher, technician, collections curator, or student, engaging in biological research or education. The depicted research may occur outside, in a lab, with a natural history collection, on a computer, in a classroom, or elsewhere.
Feel free to enter:
-Photos taken anywhere in the world
-Color or black and white photos
-Photos taken at any time
Do not enter photos that:
-You didn’t take, or for which someone else owns the copyright
-Only show someone else’s copyrighted work
-Show nudity, violence, or symbols or acts of hatred
-Are illegal or prohibited
Photographs must be in digital format; we do not accept photographs submitted through the mail. High quality scans of negatives, transparences, or prints will be accepted.
Photographs must be submitted in .jpeg or .jpg format. Contest winners may be required to
submit a high-resolution file (400 dpi) in .tif format.
Minor adjustments, such as cropping, correcting color saturation, or panoramic stitching, are
acceptable. Photos whose content has been significantly altered are ineligible.
The photograph must be the original work of the contest entrant and must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights to privacy, trademarks, or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement.
To enter, visit www.aibs.org/public-programs/photocontest.html and follow the links and
instructions to complete the registration form, upload one photograph that illustrates the theme of the contest, and upload a signed model release form (if applicable). Each individual is limited toentering one photograph.
Sponsor reserves the right to examine the original photograph/source material in order to confirm compliance with these rules.
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