Ellen Fitzgibbon Memorial Photography Competition 2020
Photo competition with a social mission
The first annual Ellen Fitzgibbon Memorial Photography Competition was announced on Monday, June 8, 2020. The contest has been established in the memory of Ellen Fitzgibbon, veterinarian, outdoor enthusiast, and photographer, who used her artwork to raise awareness of ovarian cancer, the disease to which she lost her life on June 8, 2018. Interested photographers are invited to submit nature photographs to compete for prizes of $1,500 and $1,000. Winning photographs will be donated to cancer hospitals across the country, in keeping with Ellen’s legacy of bringing "hope and beauty to those facing cancer.” The application process opens on September 1, 2020, and the deadline for submissions is October 15th. Winners will be announced on December 1st.
First prize: $1,500
Second prize: $1,000
*Winning images will be donated to cancer hospitals across the country to bring hope and beauty to those facing cancer.
Nature photographers over the age of 18
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
Participants represent and warrant that (1) the photographs are original and that they own the rights to their photographs, (2) the photographs do not violate the rights of any third party, (3) the photographs do not convey a false or misleading impression, and (4) any additional information they submit about the photographs is accurate. Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer. For awarded images, copyright holders grant the Ellen Fitzgibbon Memorial Photography Competition unlimited non-exclusive use of high-resolution images for activities in all media, including social media, online and print, in relation to the contest and all promotional activities without any remuneration being due. Photographers also grant the Competition the right to donate their winning images to partnering cancer hospitals.