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About Enjoy Illinois

Enjoy Illinois is a group created by the Illinois Office of Tourism, to showcase our amazing state as only Illinois travelers can. While we are proud to be known as the "Land of Lincoln," there is so much more to enjoy in Illinois and the best way to communicate that is through your photos. From Springfield and Carbondale to Galena and Moline, Illinois’ beauty is as diverse as the people who live here. We invite you to enjoy mile after magnificent mile in Illinois.

Please submit what you think showcases Illinois’ beauty best, particularly our state parks, hidden towns/attractions and other and interesting “offbeat” destinations, for inclusion within the group.

Photos submitted to the group could be featured on the Enjoy Illinois Travel Web site as well as on desktops, screensavers and other electronic media. (We will always ask for your permission before using your photos beyond Flickr)

Group Rules

Please tag all of your photos with “Enjoy Illinois” and “Illinois travel.” Additionally, we would love it (to the best of your ability) if you could also tag your photos with the location and description of the image. Geotagging is also welcome and encouraged!

As with many groups, please stick to adding three images at a time to allow for other members to upload his/her images. This helps keep variety in the group.

There is no limit to the amount of photos you can upload in a day; however, please be considerate and allow others to add their photos.

Image Content
Any photos that are inappropriate for the group will be removed, without notice, by the Enjoy Illinois team.

Show Us What You Got
It’s a beautiful state, so show us your best photos! We look forward to seeing them.

Spread the Word
The more photos, the better. Let the world know about the group and encourage your other photographer friends to add their photos by using the URL:

Discussion Board
The intent of this group is to showcase the beauty and attractions of Illinois. Please do not use this group as a sounding board for discussions pertaining to political or policy discussions surrounding the Illinois Office of Tourism. We reserve the right to monitor and remove any discussion topics the diverge from the intent of the group.

Permission to Use
IOT will always ask permission before using any photos from the Flickr group.

Submission of photographs constitutes permission for the Illinois Office of Tourism and its agents (including advertising and promotions agencies) (collectively "IOT") to use the submitted photographs and the submitting party's name in any advertising or promotions relating to Illinois travel or tourism in any media worldwide in perpetuity. Submissions may be modified at IOT's sole discretion.

By submitting a photograph, each person submitting a photograph warrants and represents the following concerning submission of their photograph: (a) the party submitting the photograph is the sole and exclusive owner of the photograph; (b) the photograph will not infringe the rights of any third parties; and (c) any third parties appearing in the photograph have given the party submitting the photograph appropriate consent to be used in the photograph and as permitted in the rules for this submission.

By submitting a photograph, each person submitting a photograph also agrees to release and hold harmless IOT (including its advertising and promotions agencies) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns (the "IOT indemnitees") from all liability, damages, cost or expenses of any kind which may occur in connection with any claims concerning publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any other intellectual property related cause of action.

Each person submitting photographs containing third parties may be required to obtain releases from all third parties appearing in such photograph.

Additional Info

  • Members can post 3 things to the pool each day.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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