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Do photos of children require personal release forms?

No, we do not require a personal release (see What is a personal release form? for more), though we would enco...

What is a location release form?

A location release form is a binding contract between the photographer and the owner(s) of private property wi...

What is a personal release form?

If any person in your photograph is recognizable, you may be asked to provide National Geographic with a perso...

What is an artist release form?

An artist release form is a binding contract between the photographer and the copyright holder(s) of any art i...

I'm not a U.S. resident. Can I still participate in Your Shot?

Yes. As long as you have read and accepted the Your Shot Terms, we welcome your participation.

Can I disable the sharing module on my photos?

The sharing features cannot be disabled. We've enabled the most popular forms of social network sharing to hel...

Can I search Your Shot using the photographer's name?

Yes, the photographer's name can be searched using the search icon at the top of the page. Once you type in th...

What are #hashtags?

#hashtags are keywords that make your photo easier to find via search.

My image was removed from Your Shot. Why was it deleted?

National Geographic also reserves the right to remove photographs that violate our Photography Guidelines, Com...

The location displayed on my Your Shot gallery is incorrect. How can I fix it?

To change your location, make sure you're logged in, then go to https://membercenter.nationalgeographic.com/se...