Guidelines for Photo Submissions to the Members' Gallery
Generally, photographs should be taken by current members of
the Yellowhead Flyway Birding Trail Association, or
their immediate families. Occasionally, members
may also submit non-member photos that would be
of special interest to the membership, such as unusual
Photos should reflect subjects related to the YFBTA
region. Although your African Safari may have
netted you some great shots, this is probably not the
most relevant forum for them.
Especially welcome are unusual sightings for the area.
Send in the picture of that Ibis even if the bird is in
the distance or a bit fuzzy. You will be forgiven.
Photographs should be reasonably current, but frankly,
good photos are never too old.
Photos must be accompanied by your name, and what
the photo is of (note
that I can personally identify 7 birds, as long as 6 of
them are sparrows, so I need the help).
They may also be accompanied by a few
words, sentences or a complete article, if you wish (see
examples in the Gallery).
Photographs should be limited to flora and fauna,
although anything to do with nature would probably be
For now, photographs will be displayed on this site
indefinitely, but will be shuffled down the page as
newer ones arrive. Some may be removed by request or circumstance.
Although there are no set limits to the number of
photographs you may submit, please limit yourself to a
few a month due to the work involved in keeping the
Photographs may be grouped by photographer or
randomly by the site editor to accommodate
the space available. Newer submissions will occur closer to
the top of the page.
Photos will have a border added to match the gallery
format, and, if necessary, very subtle sharpening and/or
enhancement may be applied for clarity, but they will not be
The photographer retains copyright / full ownership of
the photograph. It will not be used anywhere other than
on this gallery without permission.
Photographs may be submitted physically on any medium (eg.
Flashdrive, CD, camera card, printed photograph or a
or emailed to:
Any format from a digital camera is acceptable, as are
photos or slides.
All of the guidelines above are subject to change
without notice as they are only guidelines. There
are exceptions to all, so just ask if you have any