Date: 1/10/18 8:55 pm
From: Zia Fukuda <zialeefukuda...>
Subject: [obol] Don't Forget to Vote! January OBA Photo Contest Open!
Hello all!
Just a (very) quick reminder that the January OBA photo contest is
currently underway and you can e-mail me your submissions until January
15th at 5:00PMish. If I recieve a submission shortly after then, it will
likely make it into the contest for the month. However, any submissions
sent to me after 7 or 8 pm probably will not make it for this months
contest as I likely won't be checking my mail that late.
All that being said, I highly encourage anyone and everyone to submit a
photo! Seeing all these amazing photos you've all submitted this far has
become a joy for me to look forward to - so thank you, all who have
submitted (one time, or every month! )

You can follow the link here to check out the contest rules, and also to
peruse the current submissions:

And, as usual, the usual quick rundown of contest rules:

- Contest submissions must be of wild birds only and while minor editing
to crop or adjust lighting are acceptable, photographs with major
modifications to the subject or background, or photo montages, will be
rejected by the contest moderator, whose decision is final.
- You do not need to be an OBA member to submit a photo in the contest.
- You do not need to be an OBA member to vote in the contest.
- Submission period for photos will be the first two weeks of every
month, and must be received by our Contest Coordinator by 5 pm on the 14th
day. Submitted photos will then be posted here for people to vote on.
- Once the voting is completed, the winning photo will be displayed as
our website home-page image for the following month.
- Photographers may only submit one photo per contest (monthly).
- Voters may only vote for one photo per contest (monthly).
- Photo must have been taken in Oregon and within the current month or
two months prior. For example, only photos from March, April, and May will
be accepted for May's contest.
- Please include the species name, location, date the photo was taken,
and your name and email address.

Submission period is the first two weeks of every month.

thank you all!
Zia Fukuda

'May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the
most amazing view.'

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