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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:

Sony The Art of Expression Photo & Video Contest 

Outodoor Photographer Magazine in conjuction with Sony are presenting this contest. You can win on of four Sony cameras plus have your winning image published in both Outdoor Photographer and Digital Photo magazines. There are three photography categories you can enter: One World In Focus; The Expressive Portrait; and  All About Light, plus The Narrative Video category for videos. You'll want to head on over to the Web site, not only to learn more about the contest, but also to pick up some great tips from world-renowned photographers in videos created specially for this contest. The deadline is July 13, 2011.

This contest challenges photographers to capture an image of workplace safety and health and share it with OSHA. The goal of the contest is to kick off a national collaboration to raise awareness of workplace safety and health. Prizes will be awarded for the most outstanding portrayals of occupational safety and health in terms of artistic value and ability to raise awareness of safety and health to the general public. Check out their Web site for more specific criteria. Winners will have their images appear on the Labor Dept. Web site as well as having their images on display at OSHA and receive certificates.
 United Airlines in conjunction with Amigos de las Americas have launched their seventh Annual United Latin America Photo Contest and are looking for photos that capture the beauty and character of Latin America. You could win two coach-class round-trip tickets on United to a destination in Latin America. Just submit your photos of Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua Panama or Peru by June 15th.

Yes, that's right! It's a hot dog photo contest! It is summer, after all! According to the Council, ""The hot dog is ready for its close-up and we need America to help us give it the attention it deserves." Enter your photo into three categories: People noshing on their favorite dogs; Places – images of hot dog restaurants and/or photos of hot dogs being served and enjoyed in unique locations; Hot Dog Art – images of creative creatures, scenes and anything else inspired by and featuring the hot dog. You could win a $250 grocery store gift card plus have your winning photo on the Council's Web page.

 For tips on how to enter and win photo contests, check out's Contest Tip Collection.


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