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Meeting spot for July 28 and contests for Photographers

From: Ronald T.
Sent on: Monday, July 23, 2007 9:28 PM
The meeting spot for this weekend Pow Wow, will be at the entrance to the Pow Pow. Someone will be holding a Meetup sign at the entrance. See you this Saturday at 10:00 am.

Contests to try your skills

Art in our Library
Between the Lines: An All-Media Show
Questions about the contest, contest number[masked] x 236
Friday, August 31 deadline
Awards: First $300, Second $200, Third $100, Honorable Mention $25 Library Shop Gift Certificate.
Notes on photoethnography, ethnographic filmmaking, fieldwork in Japan, classic cameras, digital photography, and other topics concerning visual anthropology. Sponsored by
Scams: Avoiding fake photography contests
Amateur photographers are suckers for scam artists who run photography contests. In this article, I'll talk about the most popular scams and how to recognize and avoid them. Don't give your photographs away for free or worse - pay for the privilege of seeing them in print!

National Geographic Traveler World in Focus Travel Photography Contest RulesNational Geographic Traveler World in Focus
1st Prize Choice of 11-day trip for two to Arctic Norway OR 10-day trip for two to the Galapagos Islands. Sponsored by Lindblad Expeditions.

2nd Prize 7-day Photography Workshop for one in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Sponsored by Santa Fe Workshops.

3rd Prize 6-day cruise for two on a Maine Windjammer Schooner. Sponsored by the Schooners American Eagle and Heritage.

7 Merit Prizes
* Nikon Coolpix Digital Camera
* Bogen Prize Package, including
National Geographic Tundra Monopod
National Geographic Tundra Tripod
with 3-way head
Earth Explorer Medium Shoulder Bag

Bonus Award Your winning images will be featured in the January/February 2008 edition of National Geographic Traveler, and exhibited at the World in Focus Gallery at PhotoPlus Expo, October 18-20, 2007 in New York. All winners will also receive a one-year subscription to Photo District News. All winning images will be featured on the World in Focus Contest website, and the National Geographic Traveler website.

$12 per entry


Entry Deadline: 8/21/07
Late Entry Deadline: 9/07/07*

*Late? Pay $10 additional per entry for an extended deadline of September 7. All entries postmarked between August 22 and September 7, 2007, will be charged an extended deadline fee of $10 per entry. If you are paying by check or money order, this fee must be included in the submission(s) to be considered.

The Contest for the PROs, same site

Grand Prize
* Nikon D80 Digital SLR Kit (or equivalent) including[masked]mm lens
* $500 B&H gift card
* National Geographic Gear from Bogen including:
National Geographic Expedition Magfiber
National Geographic Expedition Ball
Head w/RC2 Rapid Connect Plate
National Geographic Earth Explorer

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