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Tuesday
Apr052011

NYIP Contest Watch

NYIP's Contest Watch provides information on international, national and regional photo contests that you might want to enter. Here are the lastest photography contests to check out:

Digital Camera Magazine Photographer of the Year 2011

Digital Camera Magazine, one of the UK's leading photography publications, is holding their annual photo contest in conjunction with the Royal Photographic Society. There are ten categories you can enter including Action and Movement, Creative License, Documentary, Fashion, Gardens and Plants,Travel, Landscape, Portrait and more. Prizes in each category include £1,500 plus a one-year subscription to Digital Camera magazine, and the overall winner of the Photographer of the Year title will take home an additional prize worth £1,000. There's a  £10 entry fee which allows you to submit up to 50 images and the deadline to enter is September 30, 2011.

 

Smithsonian Magazine's 9th Annual Photography Contest

There are five categories you can enter in this year's Smithsonian Magazine's photography competition: Altered Images, Americana, the Natural World, People and Travel. Winning images will be printed in Smithsonian magazine, will be exhibited in the Smithsonian Institution and winners will also receive cash prizes. The Grand Prize winner will receive a Smithsonian Journeys trip to Yosemite National Park as well. There's plenty of time for you to gather your best images to enter — you have until December 1, 2011 — but keep in mind that competition will be fierce. Smithsonian says they are looking for images with high "technical quality, clarity and composition, but also a flair for the unexpected and the ability to capture a picture-perfect moment."
 
 
The National Wildlife Federation is holding their annual photography contest. New this year, you can share your entries online with friends and family, view all entries and vote online for the People's Choice Award. There's $20,000 worth of prizes including cash, iPads and more. This year the contest includes 3 different levels of competition: Professional, Amatuer and Youth (children 13-17 years old.) Categories you can enter include Baby Animals, Backyard Habitats, Birds, Connecting People and Nature, Landscapes and Plant Life, Mammals and Other Wildlife. There are strict requirements as to what kind of images you can enter so make sure you read the rules carefully. The deadline is July 14, 2011.
 
For tips on how to enter and win photo contests, check out NYIP.com's Contest Tip Collection.

 

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