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Photo Contest Terms and Conditions

Voting rules • Contest open to all photographers, except administrators of TalkWeather.com. • Voting will close on the day stated on the competition. • After the closing date, one image will be named as the winner based on vote count. • We reserve the right, at our discretion, to disqualify or discount any entrant, image or vote connected to votes cast by unfair means. • The winning image will be used as the background of the TalkWeather.com site after the competition has closed. Winner will also receive one, black, TalkWeather one-size fits all hat. Prize non-transferable. • Winners will be contacted via private message and e-mail after the close of the competition. Entry rules • Competition open to all photographers aged 18 or over, other than administrators of TalkWeather.com. • Maximum 1 entry per person per contest. • Each image can only be entered once. Duplicates will be removed. • The image must have been created in the past three years and be your original work. • You must be the sole author and owner of the copyright of all image entered. • Source material or proof of permission to use must be made available on request by TalkWeather. • TalkWeather.com, administrators, moderators do not accept any liability for the publication of unlawfully reproduced images. • All images should be weather related or outdoor landscapes. • Computer-generated or computer-altered images will not be accepted. Artwork and illustrations will not be accepted. The only exception is for a copyright message. No logos allowed. • To enter, upload the image to the contest thread entry page at XXXXXXXXX by the closing date specified within the contest. • Image should be submitted as jpgs. • Each jpg should be a maximum of 300dpi and ideally less than 2MB in file size, with your name and the subject in the title. • All entries must be submitted via the online entry form. • Administrators take no responsibility for corrupted or late entries. • By entering your image, you grant TalkWeather the non-exclusive right to reproduce it for any purpose at any time in any media with attribution. For example, we may use your images in online articles on TalkWeather.com • The winners consent to the use of their image, name and/or photograph in any publicity carried out by TalkWeather.com and administrators, without further compensation. • The winning image will be judged by voters and the TalkWeather administrators, where appropriate. • Administrators’ decision on all matters relating to the competition is final. • Administrator reserves the right to withhold prizes if, in the opinion of the judges, the quality of entries falls below the standard required. • Winners will not be contacted via e-mail and private message.