Only amateur photographers may enter the contest. By submitting to us your photographs, you represent to us that you are the sole creator and owner of your work and that it is original, does not infringe the rights of any person or entity, does not defame or invade the privacy of any person, and that you have the right and authority to grant to us the following right of use. You agree that Alabama Living magazine may publish, post online, edit, revise and otherwise make unrestricted use of part or all of your work for commercial or non-commercial purposes, including, without limitation, publishing all or part of your work in Alabama Living magazine, in print or online, in a calendar or other works, or in advertising for the same or for Alabama Living publications. You agree that this grant of use is royalty-free and perpetual.
By submitting to Alabama Rural Electric Association of Cooperatives (AREA) and Alabama Living your work, you agree that we may use your name, image, city, and any other information that you provide if we use your work, however, AREA cannot guarantee that it will be able to provide acknowledgement in connection with all uses. In a case where AREA cannot or does not provide such acknowledgement, you agree to waive any right to the same. Rights to use of the photos become the property of Alabama Living.
Employees of AREA, Alabama Living magazine or Alabama’s electric cooperatives are not eligible.
Winners will be selected by a panel of Alabama Living staffers and a professional photographer. The first place winner will receive $100; second place, $50; third place, $25.