Photo Contest Deadline Coming Up For 2014-15 Tennessee Wildlife Calendar Issue

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The March 10 deadline is nearing for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency‘s 2014-15 photo contest. Winning entries will be used for publication in the Tennessee Wildlife Magazine’s popular annual calendar issue.

All interested photographers are invited to submit their best photos on fish and wildlife species native to Tennessee, and fishing and hunting scenes in Tennessee.

The photos will be reviewed for publication in the annual calendar edition of Tennessee Wildlife Magazine. If a photo is selected for the calendar edition, the photographer will receive a cash stipend of $60. The calendar serves as the summer issue of the magazine and is available in July.

The format is horizontal digital images on disk. Only digital images in JPEG format and of high resolution (300 dpi) sized as an 8 1/2x11 will be accepted.

Each disk submitted must have the name of the photographer stamped or written on it. No prints can be accepted. (Sorry, disks cannot be returned).

            Entries can be mailed to:

            Tennessee Wildlife Magazine

            Calendar Issue

            P.O. Box 40747

            Nashville, Tn. 37204

Tennessee Wildlife is the official magazine for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. Subscription rates are $10 for one year, $17 for two years and $25 for three years.



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