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National Geographic Global Oceans photo contest open

Deadline:

7/31/12

Photographers can participate in a contest.

National Geographic and La Mer have teamed up for a global photo contest on oceans with a grand prize worth US$27,000.

Acceptable submissions are any ocean-related images, including but not limited to shorelines, close-ups of waves, marine sea life, sea kelp, coral, people enjoying the ocean, sailing at sea, long-boarding, surfing, fishing.

The contest does not accept submissions of freshwater scenes or themes such as lakes, waterfalls, rivers, ponds, etc. All entries must be salt water (oceans) related. Participants must be over the age of 21. The contest is not open to residents in Cuba, Iran, China, North Korea, Syria, Sudan and the Province of Quebec.

Photographers can submit up to three entries, the grand prize is a National Geographic Expeditions trip on the beautiful seas of North America's Pacific Northwest. Ten runners-up each could win prizes worth US$1,550.

The deadline is July 31.

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