We love seeing your LOCAL photos!
See your photo printed in The Island News paper & showcased on our website & social media!
How to enter:
Please submit photographs and requested information online through our website below. We do not accept photographs submitted through the mail. Submit no more than five (5) photographs per week. We do not accept more than one contestant per e-mail address. High-quality scans of non-digital photographs are acceptable. Digital photographs should be taken at the highest resolution possible. Use the online entry form on our website. Complete a separate form for each photo submitted. Photographs must be in a .jpeg, .jpg or .gif format. Files submitted may not be larger than 5 MB.
A new photo will be chosen each week to be featured in The Island News print publication, on our website – yourislandnews.com and on our social media.
THANKS FOR ENTERING!
You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant The Island News (and those authorized by The Island News) a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion of the newspaper and its website, exhibition, and commercial products, including but not limited to The Island News publications. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. The Island News will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses. The Island News may collect a photograph’s metadata upon entry.
Conditions of Entry
All entrants hold the Sponsors and their respective regents, directors, officers, employees, emeriti, fellows, interns, research associates, and volunteers (the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against all claims of any nature arising in connection with entrant’s participation in the contest and acceptance or use of a prize. The Indemnified Parties are not liable for any costs, damages, injuries, or other claims incurred as a result of entrants’ participation in the contest or winner’s acceptance and usage of a prize. The Indemnified Parties are not responsible for incomplete or misdirected entries, technical or network malfunctions or failures, or causes beyond their control. Entrants are solely responsible for their entries. Entrants may not submit materials that introduce any software viruses, worms or other programs designed to damage software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or are off-topic, partisan-political, contain advertising, nudity, personal attacks or expletives, or is otherwise abusive, threatening, unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, false, sexually explicit, or that infringes on the rights of any third party.
The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. The Island News reserves the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at its discretion. In the event of a dispute regarding the winners, The Island News reserves the right to award or not award the prizes in its sole discretion. The Smithsonian reserves the right to disqualify any entrant whose entry or conduct appears in any way to: inhibit the enjoyment of others; tamper with the competition; violate these rules or other applicable law or regulation; infringe on the rights of third parties; or act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Decisions of the The Island Newsare final and binding.