#Drones4Crohns
Aerial Photography Contest

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Enter the Contest!

*Please read the rules for Submitting an Entry below!

Submit your photo entries by filling out the form below to first submit your intent to enter the contest, and consent to provide a one-time printing authorization license for your submitted art.  You will be provided with a link to upload your photo's through.  You will retain rights to your images, however, we must be able to print off a single copy to be able to auction the submissions.  Some submissions will be chosen for auction, and some will not.  You will be notified if yours has been selected as an auction print, as well as a contender for a prize in one of the 8 contest categories.

Contest Submission Categories:

There are 8 categories for entry, for which a winning submission will be chosen in each category with a "runner-up" (2nd place) submission selected as well.  You may submit the same image to multiple categories if you choose, however, you will be using up one entry per category (for example, you may have a great picture that fits under the Landscape, Animal and Water category. You can submit the same image up to 5 times, once for each category you believe it fits within, in which case you would up up all FIVE of your entries on a single picture.

The categories are as follows:

  • Landscape

    • Any pictures where the main focus of the image is of the landscape.

  • Animal

    • Any pictures where the main focus of the image is of an animal or animals.

  • NADIR (straight down)

    • Any pictures taken with a 90 degree angle looking straight down.

  • "Golden Hour Greats"

    • Any pictures taken featuring sunset or sunrise, or with shadows or lighting that would be present during the “Golden Hour” period, from approximately 1-hour after sunrise, and 1-hour before sunset.

  • H20

    • Any pictures taken involving water as a majority of the image.

  • Texture

    • Any pictures taken that give the appearance of a textured print. Example: forests, cropland, etc.

  • Canada's Pride (Canadian submissions only)

    • Any pictures collected within Canada. No images taken from outside Canada will be eligible for this category.

  • Championship Series (best of the best!)

    • Any images taken from a drone - the best work that an artist could submit!

    • *Note* Images submitted to this category may be able to fall under other category headings, however, you may only submit an image to one category per entry, so if this is your best work, submit it here!

Submitting an Entry

You are allowed to submit FIVE photos to the contest. If you submit more than 5, the ones submitted after the fifth will be removed and not considered for the contest.

HOW TO SUBMIT AN ENTRY:
**NOTE THAT IF THESE STEPS ARE NOT FOLLOWED, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CONSIDER YOUR ENTRY

1) Fill out the form below FOR EACH CATEGORY / SUBMISSION you wish to enter

2) You will receive a link to post your entry

3) ONLY POST ONE ENTRY PER REGISTRATION

NOTE: You may submit the same image to multiple categories if you choose, however, you will be using up one entry per category (for example, you may have a great picture that fits under the Landscape, Animal and Water category. You can submit the same image up to 5 times, once for each category you believe it fits within, in which case you would up up all FIVE of your entries on a single picture.

**NOTE** YOU MUST CONFIRM THAT YOU OWN THE LEGAL RIGHTS TO YOUR IMAGES, AND SUBMIT THE DATE, AND LOCATION THAT THE IMAGE WAS CAPTURED. THIS INFORMATION SHOULD BE FOUND IN THE IMAGE PROPERTIES.

Prizes

A panel of 6 impartial judges from Crohn’s & Colitis Canada will make their choices for contest winners. There will be seven 1st-place prizes of $75 to be awarded, as well as seven 2nd-place prizes of $25 for each of the first 7 categories.  The Championship Series winner will receive a prize of $150, and 2nd-place will receive $75.

The Auction

Winners will be announced at the #Drones4Crohns auction. The photography auction event will take place over Lunch during the Western Drone Show, in Winnipeg on May 3rd, 2019.  Each of the 1st-place prize winning art submissions will be enlarged and printed on a 3ft x 4ft canvas, and auctioned for a starting bid of $400 each.  2nd-place submissions will be enlarged and printed on a 18" x 24" canvas, and auctioned for a starting bid of $200 each.  

If the minimum bids are not attained during the auction event, the pieces will be sold through an online auction until every piece is sold.

Registration Form

Please fill out the form below. Incomplete forms will not be considered. Please follow the rules of the contest for your submissions. Entries that are submitted to the wrong category will not be considered.

Name *
Name
Confirm Single Print License Agreement *
By checking "Yes, I confirm to allow a single license of my art to be enlarged and auctioned off" you understand and willingly allow the #Drones4Crohns Photography Contest to enlarge your submitted prints for the purposes of auctioning them off as part of a fundraiser for Crohn's & Colitis Canada, during the Lunchtime Auction at the Western Drone Show on May 3rd, 2019.
Privacy Policy Agreement *
Confirm Legal Ownership of Submission *
You must OWN your image, have captured the image YOURSELF, and have proof of the date and time of the image capture by having it embedded in the metadata of the image. The image must also have been captured LEGALLY (as per the regulating authority in your country).