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Digiscoper of the Year 2017

ENTER CONTEST

Nature’s diversity and uniqueness never cease to inspire us. After all, there are more than 4,500 species of mammals and more than 9,900 types of bird worldwide, each one unique in their appearance and behavior.

This diversity is also reflected in the many different digiscoping pictures and now, they will be classified in four theme-specific categories.

Fees:

Free

Prizes:

The best 15 images and 5 videos will be published with the photographer's name on the www.digiscoperoftheyear.com homepage. For each image published, the entrant shall receive a publication fee of EUR 300.

A winner will be announced for each category. The overall winner of the “Digiscoper of the Year 2017” competition will be announced from these four category winners. The overall winner of the “Digiscoper of the Year 2017” competition will receive the following prize from SWAROVSKI OPTIK:

a complete set of SWAROVSKI OPTIK digiscoping equipment (ATX or STX eyepiece module, 25-60x85 objective module, digiscoping adapter, spotting scope rail, tripod + tripod head).

The other three “Digiscoper of the Year 2017” category winners will each receive a pair of SWAROVSKI OPTIK EL 32 binoculars. The overall winner will not receive a separate prize for category winners.

Overall winner:

A complete set of SWAROVSKI OPTIK digiscoping equipment (ATX or STX eyepiece module, 25-60x85 objective module, digiscoping adapter, spotting scope rail, tripod + tripod head).

Eligibility:

Entrants must be aged 18 years or over

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

The 15 prize-winning pictures and 5 prize-winning videos will be published along with the entrant’s name on the SWAROVSKI OPTIK www.digiscoperoftheyear.com homepage.

By submitting each picture or recording for this competition, the participant transfers the unlimited, free, worldwide, transferable, non-exclusive right of use to SWAROVSKI OPTIK, provided that a prize is awarded by the jury (publication fee 300 €). The submitter must ensure that he/she is entitled to transfer the rights to the picture.

Entrants fully accept the published terms and conditions of the competition. By submitting their pictures, entrants confirm that no third-party rights, e.g. copyright, have been infringed.

Entrants give their consent that, for the duration of the competition, all the pictures/videos they have submitted as part of their “Digiscoper of the Year” competition entry may be used by SWAROVSKI OPTIK with the name of the photographer being published.

Theme:

Macro/Micro Nature