"Life as a Geoscientist" Photo Contest


Life as a Geoscientist Photo Contest Flyer

The Photo Contest is officially closed at this time.  We will reopen for submissions in the summer of 2016.

AGI is proud to host the 2015 "Life as a Geoscientist" Photo Contest

We are looking for any and all geoscience images featuring your internships, research, or geoscience work as a whole. Photos can be entered into three different categories: Outdoor Lab, Indoor Lab, and Data Visualization. We want your best photos showing what geoscience work and research looks like and why you love being a geoscientist. Submitting epic photos allows participants the opportunity to win prizes! 

All submitted materials should be sent to workforce1@americangeosciences.org

Deadline to submit is November 20th, 2015

Our staff will choose the best submitted photos from each category. 

All participants must abide by the rules and regulations below: 

- Individual entrants cannot submit more than 10 photos

- Along with the submitted contest photos, entrants are required to submit a 2015 Photo Release Form

- All photos featuring individuals' faces require the submission of a  2015 Model Release Form with signatures from each recognizable person in the photo

- By submitting a photo, the entrant gives AGI permission to use this material in future printed and digital publications

- Include location of the picture along with a brief caption

- Photos submitted past the deadline of November 20th, 2015 will be ineligible to win any prizes

Category Description and Prizes: 

Data Visualization

Pictures including the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format (Ex: immersion labs, visualization labs, etc.)

Outdoor Lab

- Pictures including geoscience work and labs in an outdoor setting (Ex: Ice core drilling, water chemistry, etc.)

Indoor Lab

- Pictures including geoscience work in a conventional lab setting, studying, and/or using visual aides (Ex: unknown chemical anaylsis, studying for finals, using scaled models etc.)


- One winner will be selected from each category to win a $50 dollar Amazon gift card, a year subscription to Earth Magazine, and a "I'm a Geoscientist" T-shirt



  • Photo Release Form
  • Model Release Form for each face that appears in your picture
  • Pictures are in JPEG, TIFF, GIF, or PNG format
  • Caption including activity conducted in picture and location (please include in email)

Want a copy of the flyer to print out? Click the attachment below!

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Thank you for your participation!!!