1. Life & Culture

Would you like your work to be featured as a Photo of the Day? Here's how.

"Red shoulders" - submitted by Gretchen Spiegel of Riverview, FL.

"Red shoulders" - submitted by Gretchen Spiegel of Riverview, FL.
Published Aug. 17, 2017

Do you have a Florida nature photograph you would like us to consider as Photo of the Day? If so, please see below for details on submitting photos to us.

How to send photos:

Use "Photo of the Day" as the subject of your e-mail. Send your photo to as a JPEG or TIFF attachment.

NOTE: Your submission must include a statement of your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions, which you will find below. ("I accept the terms" is all you need to say.)

The photo can be no smaller than 1024 x 768 pixels. The photo cannot have been previously published elsewhere. Photos cannot be selected for publication if they are of poor quality or contain people.

The following information must be included in your e-mail so we can identify you as the photographer if we publish your photo. Photos submitted without the following information will not be considered for use.

Your first and last name.

Your home address, city, state and zip code.

Your phone number.

Location where the photo was taken.

Short description of the subject of the photo. (Example: Weedon Island at sunset)

Please indicate that you accept the following terms and conditions for submitting your photo:

Terms and Conditions

I am 18 years of age or older. I certify that I am the author or sole owner of the photograph I am submitting to the Tampa Bay Times and that it has not been previously published, sold or licensed to anyone else for use or publication either in print, on line or in any other electronic media. By sending this photo, I am giving the Times permission to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify, create derivative works from or otherwise use the photo in any form or in or on any media existing now or hereafter developed — on the Web or otherwise — without payment or compensation at any time now or at any time in the future. This permission includes the right to sell reprints of my photo. I also understand that once submitted, neither the photo nor this permission may be withdrawn. I understand that the Times may choose not to use my photo at this time but may do so at its own discretion at a later date and may discontinue use of my photo at any time. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Times Publishing Company, its officers, directors, employees and affiliates from any and all claims or damages that may be asserted against it as a result of its use of my photo. I certify that the photo was taken without trespassing on private property and does not interfere with any copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or proprietary right of any other party.