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Pet Photo Contest Rules

Send us your most unusual, exciting, cutest, or favorite animal photo

Entering is Easy!  Send prints or high resolution digital images suitable for print media.  Tell us something about the photo or the subject such as why it is a memorable photo.  Keep it short, no more than 50 words!!!

Photo Format is color, although unusual black/white will be considered.  Prints must be 4 x 6 inches or 5 x 7 inches color prints.  Digital must be 200 DPI or more than 500 KB in "file size."   Do not "reduce resolution" for emailing.  Affix a label with your name, address, city, state, zip code and phone number in non-smudge ink or pencil on the back of each photo submitted. 

Not acceptable: noticeable enhancements, alterations, or digital manipulation.  Borders, frames, watermarks, signatures, or copyright symbols will automatically disqualify the photo.  Subscribe to National Pet Press Today!

Copyright and Use.  The Photographer owns the photo and retains the copyright.  By submitting photos, you are legally stating that you are the photographer, or that you own the copyright, and that you grant National Pet Press the right to use the photo(s) without any fee or form of compensation other than a chance to win the Pet Photo Contest.  Photos may be selected for promotional display online.  You must fill out the short Photo Release Page including your contact information, and email or hard mail it to us with your photo(s).

Digital or Print Photos will not be returned.  We will acknowledge receipt only if our judges accept them for the photo contest.  We may however retain them for future display.  Do not send your only copy of a photo. 

Judging is based on creativity, photo quality, and overall appeal of the subject or the moment.  All contest decisions are final.   A Winning Photo and Runner-Up will be chosen and displayed.

Cash and Prizes. The Winning Photo Owner will receive a cash prize of $25 and a one year subscription to NPP.  If the winner is already a subscriber, they will receive two Gift Subscriptions for friends.  Owners of Runner Up photos will also receive a one year subscription plus a cash prize of $15.  Each Winning Photo is then considered for Best Pet Photo 2007, the Best Photo Winner to receive a cash prize of $100. 

Go to printable Photo Release and mail it with your high resolution (minimum 200 dpi or 700 KB) photo/s

National Pet Press Photo Contest
P.O. Box 3037

Rutherfordton, NC  28139


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