Outdoor Alabama magazine announces its 2006 Photo Contest, with winning entries to be published in the February 2006 issue. The contest is open to any amateur photographer except employees of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and members of their immediate families. An amateur is defined as someone who does not earn most of his or her living from photography.
Photos must have been taken within the past two years, and previously published images are not eligible. All photos must have been taken in
Eligible formats include 35mm slides or larger format transparencies, 5x7-inch to 8x10-inch color prints, and unaltered high quality (300 dpi) digital images. No black and white photos, please.
Photos may be entered in the following categories:
In addition to having their winning entries printed in Outdoor Alabama, prizes will be awarded to the first place winners in each category. Certificates will be awarded to first, second and third place winners.
By submitting an entry, photographers grant permission to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to publish winning photos in any publication or on its Web site. However, the photographer also retains the right to use the photo. No photos will be returned.
The deadline for entering the contest is
To obtain a complete set of rules and an entry form, call 1-800-262-3151 or write to Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest,
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