Hope For A Healthy World Photo Competition

Becton, Dickinson and Company (“BD”) is a medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public. It is launching a photo competition titled “Hope for a Healthy World Photo Competition.”

There are NO ENTRY FEES for this Competition.

Best Global Health Story: $5,000 cash
Best Global Health Image: $2,500 cash
Best Global Health Multimedia: $2,500 cash

All Winners Will Receive:

PhotoServe Portfolio ($860 value)
1 year subscription to PDN
2012 PDN PhotoPlus Expo Gold Expo Pass
All-Access Big Love Pass to the 2012 LOOK3 Festival

All winners work will become part of the Hope for a Healthy World Photo Exhibition, a traveling Global Health exhibit sponsored by BD that will debut at LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, VA June 7-9, 2012.

All winners’ work will be placed in the contest gallery hosted on and represented in the PDN Photo Annual, June 2012.

The Global Health Story must be related visually and have no more than 10 images.

Multimedia submissions should not exceed three minutes in length. Multimedia projects can include videos, video stills, and web-based creations. You can submit a URL to a website or video hosting website. The video hosting website can include youtube, vimeo or any website that can display your multimedia project.

Deadline: February 29, 2012

Note that in the FAQ, there is mention of an entry fee, but we understand there is NO entry fee [NEVER pay to enter any competition].

Also, here is the relevant copyrights information:

Will my images be sold?
No. You retain copyright to your photograph and the Sponsors may not sell your photo entry for a fee. All entries may be posted online so that viewers may view all competing entries. Winning entries may be used in connection with the Competition and promotion of the Competition for a period of 24 months from the date winners are notified.

Perfect: you retain the rights to your own photos and the sponsors get to use them to promote the competition only and for only 2 years.

Read the rules and enter the Hope For A Healthy World Photo Competition.