Friday, June 29, 2012

Share your fire photos, share your hope

Posted By on Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 8:37 PM

We've seen powerful images of the Waldo Canyon Fire still blazing on the west side of Colorado Springs. And we've seen images of hope — those indications that life goes on, even in the wake of disaster.

Please help us illustrate those stories.

Cosmos blooming in Manitou Springs, despite the Waldo Canyon Fire

Whether you submit photos on our Facebook page or via Twitter, we want your fire imagery. Or, if you need a break from the fire, send pictures about life instead. (Take, for example, the adjacent image of newly planted cosmos just beginning to bloom in Manitou Springs.) These photos should be pictures you took, not pictures you've found online.

All submissions will be considered for inclusion in an oft-updated slideshow of images on this website. Additionally, we may be interested in including your image in the print edition of the Independent. In either case, your name will accompany your photo.

How to participate/photo guidelines:
1. Load a picture on the Indy's Facebook page, with information about where you took it and what is depicted.
2. Tweet us @csindependent

Legal stuff:

By submitting your work to us, you agree to warrant to the CS Independent that this is your own work submitted (including all elements of the work) and that nothing within any work has been copied or added from another person’s work; that you license to CS Independent and agree that your work may be reprinted in the Colorado Springs Independent and on the website at

You also agree that in consideration of CS Independent including works submitted to the CS Independent, that you indemnify and hold the CS Independent harmless from any claims, actions, proceedings costs and expenses arising as a result of any allegation that the relevant Participant did not own or is not wholly entitled and authorized to allow publication and reproduction of the work by the CS Independent.



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