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    Photo/Video Submission

    The NWS Wilmington photo gallery is an ongoing effort to showcase local weather photos, while educating our users about weather hazards and phenomena common to the Ohio Valley.  This feature is mostly supported by donations of photos by local residents.  To date, we have received hundreds of photos which have tremendously assisted our efforts to serve and protect the public.  We are currently seeking images of all types of weather, preferably from Ohio, eastern Indiana and northern Kentucky.

    Please be aware that any photo which appears on a webpage is part of the public domain, and may be downloaded, copied and used by others.  Therefore, before any photo can appear online, the NWS must have written permission from the owner releasing it into the public domain.

    The following information must be included for photos to appear online:

    1) Photographer's name
    2) Location of photo
    3) Date photo was taken
    4) Express, written permission in your email stating that you are the rightful owner of the image,
         and that you release the image into the public domain

    Photo descriptions are helpful but optional.

    Please email your photos/video with the required information to




    What type of images will be accepted
    digital image files (jpg, tif, png, gif, and bmp) - includes scanned images
    digital video files (avi, mov, mp4, mpeg, qt, rm, wmv, flv)

    NOTE: Links to images posted elsewhere on the Internet (i.e., other photo galleries) cannot be
    accepted; only attached image files can be considered

    By submitting images, you agree:
    ● that you are the rightful owner of the image
    ● that the submitted images can be used by National Weather Service in training presentations,
       printed materials, and NWS/NOAA Web sites
    ● any images with a personal trademark will not be accepted
    ● the submitted images may be downloaded, copied, and used by others
    ● the images are selected based on uniqueness and appropriateness
    ● that not all images will be selected
    ● that images may be added to or removed from the online photo gallery from time to time
    ● that you may not receive a reply email or confirmation that your image has been selected
       for the photo gallery
    ● if we receive complaints of copyright infringement, the image in question will be immediately
       removed from NWS Web sites


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