Click here to submit your photos.
Entry deadline is August 26, 2021 at 9pm EST.

Prizes

1st Prize
Receives a yearly calendar with their winning image and a gift basket

2nd Prize
Receives a yearly calendar with their winning image

3rd Prize
Receives a yearly calendar with their winning image

Judges Choice
Receives a yearly calendar with their winning image

Top 12
Top 12 Winning Photos will be features in a yearly calendar

Rules

By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest.

Basic editing is permitted (including color enhancement and cropping of the photo) as long as it does not affect the authenticity of the photo.

We do not accept digitally enhanced or the addition or subtraction of objects. If the judges determine that a photographer has altered their photo, they reserve the right disqualify the photo.

For a photo in which a person is recognizable, you must be prepared to provide a model release from the subject or, in the case of a minor, the subject’s parent or guardian, to Inspirational Hope upon request. If the photographer is unable to provide required releases, Inspirational Hope in its sole discretion reserves the right to disqualify the submission or seek to secure the required release.

Photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s rights, including but not limited to copyright, are not eligible. Photos that contain sexual explicit, nude, obscene, violent, or other objectionable or inappropriate content, as determined by Inspirational Hope in its sole discretion, are ineligible for this contest.

The contest and prizes are open to anyone of any age of any experience. Members of the Inspirational Hope Staff, Board, or family members of the staff and Board are not eligible for any prize.

Finalist must be prepared to submit an original, unedited digital file.

You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, you grant Inspirational Hope (and those authorized by Inspirational Hope) a royalty-free, world-wide, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute and reproduce, for any purpose, including, but not limited to advertising and promotion of future contests, on Inspirational Hope’s website and social media platforms, and yearly calendar. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. Inspirational Hope will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.

Inspirational hope and those authorized by Inspirational Hope 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. Inspirational Hope and those authorized by Inspirational Hope are not responsible for incomplete or misdirected entries, technical or network malfunctions or failures, or causes beyond their control.

Photo entry winners will be determined based on number of votes. Judges Choice Winner will be determined based on creativity, quality, originality, and connection with the theme.

The finalists will be notified of their status on October 5, 2021. Inspirational Hope will notify winners via the contact information provided at the time of entry; Inspirational Hope may disqualify anyone who fails to respond to the notification within 3 business days.

Please do not contact us about the status of entries or judging.

The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

Inspirational Hope reserves the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at its discretion. In the event of a dispute regarding the winners, Inspirational Hope reserves the right to award or not award the prizes in its sole discretion and 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 Inspirational Hope are final.

Click here to submit your photos.
Entry deadline is August 26, 2021 at 9pm EST.