GeoPRISMS Photo Contest


Welcome to the third edition of the GeoPRISMS Photo Contest!

Share what your GeoPRISMS-related research looks like with the GeoPRISMS Community, whether you are working in the field, or in the lab. Submit your picture at info@geoprisms.org before November 27. The winner of the contest will be announced at the GeoPRISMS Townhall Meeting, at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting and will receive a framed print of the photograph at the GeoPRISMS Townhall Meeting. The winner’s photograph will be highlighted on the GeoPRISMS Website and in the Spring Issue of the GeoPRISMS Newsletter. Please see the contest guidelines described below.

Who can enter the contest?

The GeoPRISMS Photo Contest is open to anyone whose research is related to GeoPRISMS. Just follow the guidelines described below.

What should be the subject of the photo?

The submitted photo should be focused on the entrant’s research, and must be related to the GeoPRISMS Science and Objectives.

What should be submitted?

The GeoPRISMS Photo Contest is limited to one submission per entrant.

1. One photograph (JPEG, PNG, or TIFF file) focusing on the entrant’s research related to GeoPRISMS Science and Objectives. Each photo must be original and authentic material taken by the contest entrant.

2. A complete and accurate caption. Caption shouldn’t be more than 100 words and should include the exact location featured in the entry photo, the subject displayed in the photo, and when the photo was taken.

3. Entrant’s personal information:
Name
Institution
Address (street, city, state, postal code, country)

email

4. A complete and signed GeoPRISMS Photo Contest release form.

All information and release form should be sent in an email along with the photograph to info@geoprisms.org with the subject “GeoPRISMS Photo Contest”.

When is the deadline?

All eligible submissions must be received electronically by Monday November 27, 2017.

How the photographs will be judged?

The photographs will be judged by the GeoPRISMS Steering and Oversight Committee members. Judging criteria include:
– Does the picture reflect the GeoPRISMS Science and Objectives?

– Technical quality of the image, creativity, and storytelling will be subject to judges’ estimation.

During the selection process, the judges will only have access to the title, description and caption of the photo. No personally identifiable information such as photographers’ names or email addresses will be visible to the judges.

Decisions of the judges are final.

Prize

The winner of the GeoPRISMS Photo Contest will be announced at the GeoPRISMS Townhall Meeting, at the 2017 AGU Fall Meeting on Monday December 11, 2017. The winner will be contacted before the Townhall Meeting by email. The winner will receive a print out of the photograph at the GeoPRISMS Townhall Meeting. The winner’s photograph will be posted on the GeoPRISMS website and will be highlighted in the Spring Issue of the GeoPRISMS Newsletter.

Disclaimer

By submitting an entry, the contest entrant affirms that she/he holds all rights to the photograph submitted. Entrant agrees to allow the GeoPRISMS Program to use her or his name and photograph to post on the GeoPRISMS website, and to be published in the GeoPRISMS Newsletter, without compensation. Entrants consent that the GeoPRISMS Program can display or create derivative works of all entries for any educational, promotional, publicity, archival, exhibition or other non-commercial purpose in any media.



Congratulations to D. Sarah Stamps, winner of the 2016 GeoPRISMS Photo Contest!

Congratulations to D. Sarah Stamps (Virginia Tech) for winning the second edition of the GeoPRISMS Photo Contest at AGU 2016. Sarah took this fantastic photo of a GPS station installed on the Natron Rift of the East African Rift in Tanzania during a field campaign conducted in June 2016. The active volcano Ol Doinyo Lengai towers can be seen in the background. Sarah received a framed copy of her photo at the GeoPRISMS Townhall Meeting hosted at the AGU Fall Meeting. Her photo will also be featured in the Spring 2017 issue of the GeoPRISMS Newsletter.

Thank you to all participants for their participation! The photos from all contestants are available below.

Continuous Global Positioning System station installed on the Natron Rift of the East African Rift in Tanzania. The active volcano Ol Doinyo Lengai towers in the background. This GPS station was installed in June 2016. Photo credit D. Sarah Stamps (Virginia Tech)


 


Congratulations to Michelle Coombs the winner of the 2015 GeoPRISMS Photo Contest!

Congratulations to Michelle Coombs (USGS) for winning the first edition of the GeoPRISMS Photo Contest at AGU 2015. Michelle took this fantastic photo of Kanega volcano in September 2015 during the western Aleutians field work, jointly funded by GeoPRISMS, Deep Carbon Observatory, and Alaska Volcano Observatory. Michelle received a framed copy of her photo at the GeoPRISMS Townhall Meeting hosted at the AGU Fall Meeting. Her photo was also featured in the Spring issue of the GeoPRISMS Newsletter.

Thank you to all participants for their participation. The photos from all contestants are available below.

Kanaga Volcano, Aleutian Islands, as seen from the east. The blocky andesite lava flow in the foreground erupted in 1906. Photo credit: Michelle Coombs, USGS

Kanaga Volcano, Aleutian Islands, as seen from the east. The blocky andesite lava flow in the foreground erupted in 1906. Photo credit: Michelle Coombs, USGS

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