Port Canaveral's 65th Anniversary Photo Contest
Entry Requirements and Contest Rules

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The following guidelines will be considered by the judging panel when choosing winning photographs:
  • All images must have been taken in or around Port Canaveral and/or have some relation to Port Canaveral.
  • A total of three entries may be submitted per photographer.
  • Photos will be categorized based on subject matter i.e. cruise, cargo, recreation/boating/fishing, environmental, and space.
  • All digital images must be of publication quality (see the Digital Images section below)
  • Images from professional photographers are not eligible and will not be accepted.
Digital images
  • Preferred file size is a high resolution image of 300 dots per inch (dpi) with a total file size up to17 megabytes (mb). This equates to an image approximately 8” X 10” or larger in either .tifor .jpg format.
  •  Digital photographs should not be compressed; and may not be altered beyond adjustment of brightness, contrast and sharpness.
  • Note that it is permissible to enhance the appearance of a digital photo through techniques such as high-dynamic range imaging (HDRI), in which images are digitally manipulated but remain true to the subject. Creating digital art through the addition or deletion of elements from a photograph, or otherwise manipulating or altering the original subject matter is not permissible. Digital creations will not be considered for judging.
Use of photos
By entering this contest, the contestant warrants that the image submitted is:
  • Your original work
  • You are the owner of the image
  • You are not a professional photographer
While contestants retain all rights to their images, contestant must grant permission for unrestricted use
of the image to the Canaveral Port Authority, or its designee, to utilize the image in future publications,
exhibits, and online. Release signatures of any recognizable persons in a photograph, other than the
photographer, will also be required.

Judges will choose 1st, 2nd, and honorable mention winners for each category. Decisions of the judges
are final. Winners will be contacted after judging is complete in October 2018. Winning images will be
displayed at the Exploration Tower and other locations throughout Port Canaveral and shared on social
media platforms and the Port Canaveral website.

Submittal Checklist
Each entry must include the following:
  • Completed and digitally signed entry form for each photo submitted
  • Photo uploaded and digitally submitted
  • Signed model releasse for all persons recognizable in the photograph (if applicable)
All contest entries must be received by September 30, 2018
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Preferred file size is a high resolution image of 300 dots per inch (dpi) with a total file size up to17 megabytes (MB). The image format must be in either .tif, .png, or .jpg
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