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#269480 - 02/28/08 05:59 AM Photo Competition for the Reef
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Originally Posted By: Melanie McField
Dear Partners in Conservation,

In Celebration of the International Year of the Reef (IYOR), the Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative and the Belize IYOR Organizing Committee is pleased to present
A Marine Photography Exhibition and Contest

Submissions (electronic or printed) should be categorized into the following themes:

Healthy Reefs: general seascape underwater image of healthy reefs
Human-reef interdependence and culture: people interacting with the reef in a sustainable manner (above or below the water)
Reef Threats and Unhealthy Reefs: people or activities that threaten the reef (topics can include, but are not limited to, coral disease and bleaching, destructive fish practices, groundings or pollution and construction damage, empty reefs, algal overgrowth, reef scenes of what we want to avoid)
Reef Creatures: favorite reef creatures especially those important to reef ecology: parrotfish, urchins, groupers, sharks, corals
Artistic: anything that inspires (underwater or coastal images)


The winner of each theme will receive a $200 cash prize and overall show winner will receive a $500 prize. Limit 3 photos per theme or ten photos per person. Email mcfield@healthyreefs.org for submission form and details.

Deadline for submissions is 12:00 noon on March 3, 2008.

Dont delay, Pull out your best photos and send them in electronically or drop by a CD to 1061 Queen Helmut St, Belize City.

Please forward to any other interested persons.

Melanie McField
Coordinator, Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative
Smithsonian Institution
1061 Queen Helmut St, Belize City, Belize, Central America
tel 501-223-7680 fax 501-223-7681
email: mcfield@healthyreefs.org or mcfieldm@si.edu
www.healthyreefs.org
www.mnh.si.edu

Join the International Society for Reef Studies
www.fit.edu/isrs/
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#269610 - 02/29/08 12:07 AM Re: Photo Competition for the Reef [Re: Short]
sweetjane Offline
short:

is this limited to belizeans? as not everyone checks this forum, maybe you should post this also on the photographic forum. there are many members who are talented photographers in these areas.

thanks.

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#270256 - 03/05/08 12:50 AM Re: Photo Competition for the Reef [Re: sweetjane]
pedro2
First saw this on 4th March!

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#270367 - 03/05/08 03:48 PM Re: Photo Competition for the Reef [Re: ]
suecate Offline
If you email melanie she will send you the info. My understanding is they are extending the deadline because the website is not ready for uploads. She can give you more info. It is open to everyone but photos have to be of belize. This is the response I got

EXTENDED DEADLINE – MARCH 10. 2008

In Celebration of the International Year of the Reef (IYOR), the Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative and the Belize IYOR Organizing Committee is pleased to present

A Marine Photography Exhibition and Contest

Submissions (electronic or printed) should be categorized into the following themes:

• Healthy Reefs (HR): general seascape underwater image of healthy reefs
• Human-reef interdependence and culture (CU): people interacting with the reef in a sustainable manner (above or below the water)
• Reef Threats and Unhealthy Reefs (RT): people or activities that threaten the reef (topics can include, but are not limited to, coral disease and bleaching, destructive fish practices, groundings or pollution and construction damage, empty reefs, algal overgrowth, reef scenes of what we want to avoid)
• Reef Creatures (RC): favorite reef creatures especially those important to reef ecology: parrotfish, urchins, groupers, sharks, corals
• Artistic (AR): anything that inspires (underwater or coastal images)

ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE PHOTOS TAKEN IN BELIZE

INCLUDE THE TWO LETTER THEME CODE AND YOUR LAST NAME IN THE FILE NAME OF EACH PHOTO

PHOTOS SHOULD BE UPLOADED TO THE FOLLOWING LINK ON ON www.MARINEPHOTOBANK.ORG

http://www.marinephotobank.org/secure/gallery.php?gallery_id=35&click=1

EACH PARTICIPANT WILL NEED TO REGISTER WITH MARINE PHOTOBANK AND AGREES TO THEIR TERMS OF USE.

The winner of each theme will receive a Bz$200 cash prize and overall show winner will receive a Bz$500 prize. Limit 3 photos per theme or ten photos per person.

Email mcfield@healthyreefs.org for submission form and details.

Deadline for submissions is 12:00 noon on March 10, 2008.
Dont delay, Pull out your best photos and send them in electronically or drop by a CD to 1061 Queen Helmut St, Belize City. Please forward to any other interested persons.

Melanie McField
Coordinator, Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative


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