2022 Version – Anole Annals

Which anole species will grace the pages of this 12 months’s calendar? Pictured right here is Anolis allisoni. {Photograph} from Wikimedia Commons.

The Anole Annals Picture Contest: 2022 Version

Welcome to the Anole Annals Picture Contest! As in earlier years, we at Anole Annals need your finest anole pictures for our 2023 calendar.

Right here’s the way it works: anybody who needs to take part can submit their favourite photographs. The editors of Anole Annals will select a set of 30-40 finalists from that preliminary pool. We’ll then put these photographs up for a vote on this weblog, and the 12 profitable photographs might be chosen by readers of Anole Annals, in addition to a panel of anole images consultants. The grand prize profitable photograph might be featured on the entrance cowl of the 2023 Anole Annals calendar, and the second place winner might be featured on the again cowl; each photographers will win a free calendar!

The Guidelines

Submit your photographs (as many as you’d like) as electronic mail attachments to anoleannalsphotos@gmail.com. To guarantee that your submissions arrive, please ship an accompanying electronic mail with none attachments to verify that we’ve acquired them. Pictures should be a minimum of 150 dpi and print to a measurement of 11 x 17 inches. If you’re not sure tips on how to resize your photographs, the best factor to do is to submit the uncooked picture recordsdata produced by your digital digicam (or when you should, a top quality scan of a printed picture).  For those who elect to change your personal photographs, don’t neglect that it’s all the time higher to resize than to resample. Photos with watermarks or different digital alterations that reach past colour correction, sharpening and different fundamental enhancing is not going to be accepted. We aren’t going to take care of formal copyright legislation and ask solely your permission to make use of your picture for the calendar and associated content material on Anole Annals (extra particularly, by submitting your photographs, you might be agreeing to permit us to make use of them within the calendar). We, in flip, agree that your photographs won’t ever be used with out attribution and that we are going to not revenue financially from their use (the small quantity of royalties we obtain are used to buy calendars for the winners). Please solely submit photographs you’ve taken your self, not from different photographers–by submitting photographs, you might be declaring that you’re the photographer and have the authority to permit the {photograph} for use within the calendar whether it is chosen.

Please present a brief description of the photograph that features: (1) the species title, (2) the situation the place the photograph was taken, and (3) some other related info. You’ll want to embody your full title in your electronic mail as properly. Deadline for submission is November 1, 2022.

Good luck, and we sit up for seeing your photographs!

Aryeh Miller
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