THE 2023 UNITED STATES FLAG PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT
Flag photography is one of the most rewarding subjects to explore with your camera. From single flags to multiple flag displays, it can challenge the photographer both creatively and technically to capture meaningful images that tell the stories of patriotism.
Now in its second year, Liberty’s Station Photography project is your opportunity to share your most unique, successful images of the American flag for a chance to have your work recognized and published in Liberty’s Station United States Flag book. Please review the official rules regarding the submission of images.
The submission period will begin on July 1, 2023, and end on September 4, 2023.
HOW TO ENTER:
To submit your images email them to [email protected]
All entries must be received by September 4, 2023.
Each photograph must be submitted in .JPG format and cannot exceed 12 MB in size.
Entry must be the original work of the entrant and the entrant must be the sole owner of the copyright of such Entry. Entry must be in keeping with Liberty’s Station image and may not be inappropriate or offensive, as determined by the representatives of Liberty’s Station in their sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third-party rights. The representatives of Liberty’s Station reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entry they deem to be offensive, or inappropriate, that is not in keeping with Liberty’s Station image. Entrant must have obtained express written consent to submit any Entry that contains persons other than entrant or third-party elements not owned by entrant and, if requested to do so, produce such written consent from appropriate parties in a form and manner acceptable to the representatives of Liberty’s Station.
Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her Entry, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Entry or other works used by Liberty’s Station.
USE OF ENTRY:
By submitting an entry, the entrant grants Liberty’s Station and their designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use the entry and his/her name, city and state of residence for credit purposes in Liberty’s Stations’ online galleries, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. In addition, each entrant grants to Liberty’s Station and their designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use and distribute the entry (as submitted, or as cropped by Liberty’s Station, and his/her name, city and state of residence for credit purposes, in any and all media and products for sale, now or hereafter known, including without limitation for purposes of promotion of Liberty’s Station, without compensation, notification or permission.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Q: In what format should I submit my photos?
A: Each photograph must be submitted in .JPG format and cannot exceed 12 MB in size. Also, make sure your photo is in the sRGB color space, or else your image may look discolored.
Q: How many photos may I enter?
A: You may enter as many photos as you like.
Q: Do I have to print or mail in my photos?
A: No. Please upload entries using the online entry form. Mailed submissions will not be accepted.
Q: Can I process my photos using Photoshop or another image-processing program?
A: Entries must be a single image as captured by the camera, with adjustments limited to standard photo processing such as color and exposure adjustments and basic retouching such as spot removal or noise reduction.
Images must not be “composite images” that combine subjects or elements from different scenes—replacing a background or sky, for example.
Exceptions include the use of HDR exposure stacking, focus stacking or similar techniques used for a single composition where the camera was not moved. As part of the selection process, our selection panel, at their discretion, may request the original RAW file.