Smithsonian Magazine Hosts Worldwide Photo Contest

We wanted to make sure that all photographers everywhere know that Smithsonian Magazine is currently accepting entries to its annual worldwide photo contest! The contest opened up for submissions this past March, but the final deadline is November 30, 2015. 

Contestants can submit up to 15 photos to each of the following seven categories:

  • The natural world
  • Travel
  • People
  • The American experience
  • Altered images
  • Mobile photos
  • Sustainable travel

The grand prize is $2,500 and each category winner, as well as the readers' choice winner, will receive $500. The winner in the sustainable travel category will receive two round-trip plane tickets for travel to any place in North America, the Caribbean and Central America. 

Both professional and amateur photographers can enter this contest. For the photo to be eligible for entry, it must have been taken since January 1, 2013. 

For the contest rules, or to enter, visit the Smithsonian Magazine website. Good luck everyone! 

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