Photo Contest Support

How do I enter the photo contest?

Please visit www.natgeo.com/photocontest to submit your photos to the current contest. Entries will be accepte...

What is the entry fee & how do I pay?

The entry fees begin at $10 per photo and increase each Monday of the contest. Enter early to get the lowest p...

Why won't my contest photo upload?

Make sure your file meets the following requirements: JPG or JPEG file format Minimum 1,600 pixels on ...

Why do I need to register with National Geographic to submit a photo?

Registering on National Geographic ensures that we have your contact information and that you have read and ac...

How many photos may I submit?

There is no limit on the number of entries per person.

How do I know that you've received my entry?

You will receive a confirmation email from PayPal.com and a notification in your National Geographic member ce...

It says I must be the age of majority to enter. What is the age of majority?

The age of majority varies from place to place. You can check the website of your state or local jurisdiction,...

I'm not the age of majority. Is there a photography contest that I can enter?

At this time there is not a contest available for those under the age of majority. We hope to offer additional...

Are release forms required when submitting a photograph to the photo contest?

By submitting a photograph to National Geographic you warrant that you are the owner of the image, that you al...

The photograph I'd like to submit was taken while I was on vacation. There is no way for me to get a signed release form. Can I still enter this photograph in the contest?

If your photograph is chosen as a winner of the contest, and we deem it necessary to obtain a release, you may...