contest name: hbw world bird photo contest
concludes on: march 24
The winning photos/videos will be announced on May 5, 2014 on www.hbwcontest.com
you'll get: 1st Prize: A full set of HBW + a complete Swarovski Optik digiscoping kit (total value: 6,800 €)
2nd Prize: The 17-Volume Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Series.
3rd Prize will receive 8 HBW or HMW volumes*
Honourable Mention: each winner will receive 1 HBW or HMW volume*
Special Prize: each winner will receive 4 HBW or HMW volumes*
Special Prizes will be awarded to:
Best Compact Camera Photo
Best Digiscoped Photo
Best Endangered Bird Photo**
Best Vox Populi Photo - selected by the Public Jury
Best Video Clip
eligibility: open and free to everyone
must be eighteen (18) years of age or over
can submit a maximum of eight (8) photos and two (2) videos.
Photos and videos should be of free birds in their habitats.
Photos and videos must have been taken no more than five (5) years before the Contest's closing date, March 24, 2014.
Photo submissions must be digital files, which includes scans of negatives and transparencies.
The original image's minimum resolution must be 5 Mpixels.
Photos submitted must be in JPEG file format, file size below 2MB and resized to 1920 pixels on the longest side.
Videos should be recorded in a single take, maintaining the original sound. Duration must be between 10 and 60 seconds.
To join: Registration and the submission of photos on www.hbwcontest.com.