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FAQs

Have questions? We’ve got you covered. Find answers to the most common inquiries below.

We believe everyone should be able to get in on the fun. So, anyone can submit a gem!
Of course! After all, life’s little joys and hidden gems are priceless.
Submitted photographs must have a file size of no more than 20 MB per image file. The recommended file format is JPEG/150 dpi. The standard color space is sRGB.
It’s not a requirement, but we would certainly love to know more about the person, place, or thing that holds a special spot in your life.
As many as you’d like! Submit a photo today, tomorrow, and a month from now—we encourage entrants to share as many gems as they want.
In order to view and share numerous works sent from across the country, we cannot accept videos at this time.
Absolutely. We encourage you to share any and every gem.
Yes! Entrants will be notified when our team has received your photo submission.
After you hit ‘submit,’ our team will spend 24 to 48 hours “oohing” and “aahing” at your photo. Once we’re done, it will be added to the See America Map.
It sure is! Your tax-deductible contribution to support the sight-saving work of Prevent Blindness will help more Americans enjoy a lifetime of healthy vision.
You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by submitting your photo, you grant Prevent Blindness (and those authorized by Prevent Blindness) a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to publicly display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or later developed, for any Prevent Blindness purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotion of its website and See America initiative. Any photograph reproduced will include a photographer credit as feasible. Prevent Blindness will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.
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