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Submit your photos to WildChina for a chance to win a cash prize!

In preparation for the fall photo expedition with Sean Gallagher along the Silk Road in Xinjiang, we would like to introduce the WildChina Photo Contest. Each month, a category of photos will be announced, and participants can submit their photos to photos@wildchina.com.

In the month of May, the category is People & Portraits – Unique captures of China’s diverse people.

WildChina Photo Contest: May 2011 - People & Portraits

See below for contest details:


Who can enter?


Anyone over the age of 18. Employees or contractors of WildChina and professional photographers engaged by WildChina are excluded.


What are the details?


Participants can submit as many photos as they’d like each month.  Only photos taken in China are eligible, and we can only accept digital photos received as an e-mail attachment at photos@wildchina.com.  Each entry should be sent as a .JPEG between 1 MB and 5 MB in size.  We regret that any photos not sent in the correct format and size cannot be accepted. In addition, any photos that have been edited or altered will not be accepted.


What should I include with my submission?

Please include the following information with each photo: your name, month and year of when the photo was taken, and a brief description of the photo.



After the stated deadline, the top ten photos will be selected by expert photographer Sean Gallagher and then uploaded to WildChina’s Facebook page as well as WildChina’s Flickr account.  Thereafter, viewers will have the opportunity to “Like” their favorite images.   At the end of the voting period, the number of “Likes” will be tallied and the winner all receive a USD 100 cash prize.  Prize can also be applied as credit to any WildChina journey of your choice but nothing else.  If the winner is interested in planning a WildChina journey, he or she should simply indicate this via e-mail upon receiving the prize.

WildChina will contact winners via e-mail.  Prizes will be issued by check and mailed to the location provided by the winner within 30 days of received details.

Each participant retains ownership of all copyrights and other property rights in and to all images submitted by him or her for consideration in the WildChina Photo Contest.

Each participant agrees to allow WildChina to place submitted photos on WildChina’s Facebook, Flickr, WildChina blog, and eNewsletters.  Images provided by the participant will not be used by WildChina in any other capacity without further written permission from the participant. Each participant consents to his or her name and/or likeness of the name being used to credit the source of the image. Each participant warrants that submission of a photograph to WildChina and WildChina’s use thereof, does not infringe the rights of any third party.

WildChina does not accept responsibility for the loss or damage of submitted work. By submitting photos to photos@wildchina.com, participants of the WildChina Photo Contest agree to all provisions listed above.


Timeline for the May 2011 WildChina Photo Contest will proceed as follows:

  • June 1, 2011 – Deadline for submissions
  • June 2, 2011 – Top ten submissions will be selected by photographer Sean Gallagher and uploaded to WildChina’s Facebook & Flickr accounts. Viewers will then be able to “Like” their favorite images. Viewers may vote for more than one image.
  • June 10, 2011 – Voting period ends.
  • June 15, 2011 – Winner announced!


Image: Sean Gallagher

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