Enter Smithsonian.com's 14th Annual Photo Contest for the chance to win up to $2,500!
All entries must be submitted by November 30, 2016, at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Enter one of the following categories:
NATURAL WORLD: Animals, plants and landscapes; geological or climatological features; and scientific processes and endeavors.
TRAVEL: Locales, peoples or activities in the United States and abroad that convey a sense of place.
PEOPLE: Portraits and photos of groups or individuals.
THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Events, objects or activities connecting the American people to their history or their cultural heritage; photographs that tell us what it means to be an American and provide a sense of what it is like to live in this country.
ALTERED IMAGES: Photographs manipulated for artistic purposes by applying digital and/or traditional special effects (i.e., colorizing, toning, collage, photo composites, HDR, etc.).
MOBILE: Any photograph taken with a mobile device (phone or tablet).
SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL, made possible through the support of United Eco-Skies: The award for this category, the Eco-Skies Sustainable Travel Leadership Award, recognizes a photographer who demonstrates leadership and an active commitment to travel for environmentally responsible purposes, generating positive social, economic, or environmental outcomes in the local communities traveled to and ensuring the destination remains an attractive place to live, work and visit for future generations. The winner of this category will receive two round-trip tickets to select destinations, courtesy of United.