Some professionals have expressed trepidation about the rights acquisition for the winning entry because NatGeo can use it in books and release it as a free wallpaper, but theres no denying the cachet associated with winning this contest.
If you have an interest in nature photography, this is the contest to beat.
Categories include: Birds, Mammals, Other Animals, Plants and Fungi, Landscapes, Under Water, Man and Nature and Natures Studio.
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Photos must be taken on an iPhone, but clip-on lenses and image processing apps are fair game.
Deadline: January 2017, prize: 8000, entry fee: None, influential global news network Andalou Agencys new photojournalism competition doesnt have tremendous cachet yet, but the cash prize has attracted top tier talent.