Nikon Asia – Colour of Life Photo Contest

Nikon Asia – Colour of Life Photo Contest


Create and share your best COOLPIX inspired photos with us, Tell your friends about it! The more “likes” you receive, the greater the chance it will be featured as the ALBUMS OF THE WEEK. The best 20 photos (selected by NIKON’s judges) will be featured in a NIKON ad in National Geographic Magazine. Winners will also receive a tote bag Customized with their winning photo!

Eligibility: Asia only, 18+

Free to Enter

Prizes: Album of the Week by public voting and at the end of the 4th week, the best 20 photos selected by the judges, will also appear in a special Nikon National Geographic ad magazine ad! Winners will receive an exclusive tote bag customized with their selected photo.

Limit: You can submit 3-9 photos for each album.

After submission, your photo will first go through an approval process and will NOT appear on the web gallery page immediately. Nikon panel will review your photo and approve or reject it within 48 hours. Within this period, you can visit the web gallery to check the approval status. Upon approval, the photo will be available on the site for you to like and share with your friends. Please note that you will NOT receive any notification email if your photo is rejected.

Copyright: NA

Deadline: July 25, 2012

Website: http://iam.nikon-asia.com/colourlife.php

British Journal of Photography – International Photography 2012


British Journal of Photography – International Photography 2012

The British Journal of Photography International Photography Award has no theme. Photographs can be captured in any format, film or digital, and can be of any style or genre. Anyone can enter, amateur or professional, from the UK or abroad.

Eligibility: Open to all

Entry Fee: £5 Single image / £25 series

Prizes:

The Award consists of two separate categories – one recognising a coherent series, the other a stunning single image. Photographers are welcome to enter both categories and to enter more than one series or image to win a framed, printed exhibition at London’s Foto8 Gallery.

The winners will receive a two-week exhibition at Foto8 Gallery this November, including a private view. This exhibition will include both the body of work and the single image. Foto8′s space is one of the UK’s leading photography galleries, and is based in London’s East End creative hub

Copyright: No copyright is transferred to the BJP or Foto8 in respect of any works entered or accepted. Each entrant will be deemed to warrant they own the entire copyright for the work or that they have permission from the licensee and/or copyright owner/s for the uses and that all necessary model releases and clearances have been obtained

BJP and Foto8 reserve the right to display, reproduce and publish in any media, any entry, without payment, for the sole purpose of the BJP International Photography Award and exhibition – this year and in future – and its promotion and publicity.

Deadline: September 15, 2012

Website: http://ev956.eventive.incisivecms.co.uk/static/about-the-prizes-1

2013 Calendar Photo Contest

2013 Calendar Photo Contest




Okay shutterbugs! Get your cameras ready and start clicking. Universal Printing is extremely excited to announce our first ever Photo Contest. We are looking for photo’s with the “WOW” factor. This year photos can be in any category.

Eligibility: 18+ or under parent guidance

Free to Enter

Submitted photos must include the following information:
Photographer’s name (the photographers name will be used as a credit along with the photograph)
Contact information
Photo caption (optional)
Please e-mail submissions to photocontest@universalprint.ca .

Limit: Individual photographers may submit a maximum of three photos.

Winners 15 Winners will receive two copies of Universal Printing’s 2013 calendar.
In addition to the calendars, the submitter of the photo chosen for the cover will receive a full size poster print of the photo.

Copyright:
By entering, participants release and hold harmless Universal Printing, all Contest supporters as well as any directors, officials, employees of Universal Printing from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the contest.
By entering the Photo Fun Contest, the contestant grants Universal Printing the unrestricted and exclusive rights to use photograph(s) for it’s 2013 Calendar. This includes, but is not limited to, publishing your photograph(s) in print or electronic form for promotional purposes and to store copies of said images in an digital archive without further compensation, and the right to use the photographers name as a credit along with the photograph.The photographer must own all rights to any photographs entered in this contest. It is the responsibility of the contestant to ensure that publication of the photographs raises no legal claims. Accordingly, you hereby agree to compensate Universal Printing fully regarding any claims arising out of the use of the photograph(s).
Participants under the age of 18 years must obtain the consent of a parent or guardian in order to enter and their images must be submitted by their guardian.
All federal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.
Files will not be returned

Deadline: September 15, 2012

Contest Website: http://www.universalprint.ca/index.php?menu_id=6219

Grab a Shot – Energise Photo Contest

Grab a Shot – Energise Photo Contest


Grab a Shot – Energise Photo Contest is open to all and free to enter, enter a photograph that makes you feel Energised, winner will get 2 x Mountain Bikes and more prizes, last date of image submission is Aug, 31 2012

Take a photograph of whatever makes you feel Energised – is it a game of football with your mates, your regular Zumba class or a walk with the dog? The photograph can be of any subject or any venue, so it doesn’t have to be of the Science Centre – it could be in your garden, on holiday, or just on the street.

Eligibility: Worldwide

Prizes:
2 x Mountain Bikes
1 x Olympus shock and water proof camera
1 x ipod shuffle
24 x Glasgow Science Centre passes

IMPORTANT! In your email please include:

Your Name (if you are under 12, please also include the name of your parent or guardian
Your Contact details (Address, email address and phone number)
Up to 50 characters description of your image

Copyright By entering the competition entrants grant GSC permission to publish and exhibit their photograph in GSC and on any marketing or promotional material/websites. No fees will be payable to the entrants.

Deadline: August 31, 2012

Website: http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/photocompetition.aspx

Adore Noir Black and White Photo Contest

Adore Noir Black and White Photo Contest



Adore Noir is the world’s first downloadable black & white art photography magazine and are excited to have them sponsor this month’s contest!
Submit your best black & white photo for a chance to win a yearlong subscription to Adore Noir and a $25 Viovio gift card!

Eligibility: Anyone can enter. All you need to do is create an account with Viovio.

Entry Fee: Free!

Prizes: The photo with the most votes will win a $25 Viovio gift card along with year subscription to Adore Noir.

Limit of Entry per person: No limit on number of entries.

Copyright: Photographer retains all copyrights.

Deadline: July 24th, 2012

Contest page: http://www.viovio.com/contests/317

Amateur Photography Competition 2012

Amateur Photography Competition 2012






The Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust amateur photography competition was established in 2010 in response to the wonderful images that we regularly recieve from our members. The Trust thought it was time to recognise the talented amateur photographers which have a passion for wildlife; to connect people with nature and to inspire people to get outside and explore Gloucestershire and it’s wildlife in all it’s natural beauty.

Now in it’s third year, and having recieved over 200 entries in 2011, the Trust is excited to see what you now have to show us!

Eligibility: Worldwide, 14+

Free to Enter

Prizes: The overall winner of the adult competition will win the special 1-2-1 Wildlife Photography Workshop. The winner will be contacted directly to arrange the workshop by Iain Green.

Open categories
My Gloucestershire -
My Favourite Wildlife -
Birds of a Feather -
Nature’s Playground -
Wildlife on my Doorstep -
Budding Photographers – (Under 14)

Copyright: By submitting images to Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Amateur Photography Competition, each entrant confirms that they:
Are the sole author of each entry and it is their original work.
Have the permission of human subjects (where necessary) and do not infringe the copyright of a third party.
Agree to take part in post-competition publicity as required.

By entering the competition Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust has irrevocable permission to reproduce, enlarge, publish or exhibit, on any media, the images provided, for any purpose connected with the competition. This may include but is not limited to inclusion in books or calendars of winning or highly commended images which may be produced in the future; displays at exhibitions; displays on websites or social media for judging purposes or promotions; and for use in press releases to be distributed to national, regional, local or specialist press for information or promotion of present or future competitions.

Deadline: 17 Aug 2012

Website: http://www.gloucestershirewildlifetrust.co.uk/photocomp




Landscape Photographer of the Year 2012

Take a view – Landscape Photographer of the Year 2012




Take a view is divided into two main classes, the Landscape Photographer of the Year Award and the Young Landscape Photographer of the Year Award, the latter being for those who are 16 or under on the closing date of 15th July 2012. To enter your images, you have to use the image uploader on the website and the payment of entry fees is by credit/debit card. This does mean that the fees for anyone aged 16 and under must be paid by a parent or guardian and payment is seen as granting permission for an entry to be made.

Eligibility: Worldwide 18+

Entry Fee:
1 image: £10.00
Up to 7 images: £20.00
Up to 15 images: £25.00
Up to 25 images: £30.00

All images must be of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands.

Limit: A maximum total of 25 images per entrant may be submitted across the four main categories.

There are 4 adult categories:
Classic view
Living the view
Your view
Urban View

There are 4 categories for those aged 16 or under on 15th July 2012:
Classic view
Living the view
Your view
Urban view

Entry fee for under 18: Up to 20 images: £5.00

Prizes:
Adult class: 10,000 British pounds 1000 British pounds for the image judged the best in each of the four adult categories. 500 British pounds for the image that is judged second in each of the four adult categories.
Youth class (16 or under on 15th July 2012) 1,000 + a one-day photography workshop to be held in UK in 2013. One-day photography workshop, to be held in UK in 2013, for the photographers of the images judged the best in each of the four youth categories.

Copyright and usage of your entry:

By submitting images to Take a view, each entrant confirms and warrants that:
a) they are the sole author of each entry and that it is their original work;
b) they own the copyright and any other intellectual property rights of each image;
c) they have the permission of those pictured in the image (or, where the image shows any persons under 18, the consent of their parent/guardian) for the usage rights required by Take a view in #16 and will indemnify Take a view against any claims made by any third parties in respect of such infringement;
d) they have not licensed or disposed of any rights in the image that would conflict with uses to be made by Take a view (see #16 ); and
e) they have received any necessary permissions from the owner(s) of buildings included in submitted images for the usage rights required by Take a view in #16 and will indemnify Take a view against any claims made by any third parties in respect of such infringement.

16) By entering the competition, you grant Take a view and its sponsors and supporters a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence to reproduce, enlarge, publish or exhibit, on any media, the images for any purpose connected with the competition. This may include, but is not limited to:
a) inclusion in the Take a view book – print & digital versions;
b) display at any exhibitions;
c) on a secure web browser for judging purposes;
d) on the Take a view website and on the websites of sponsors and supporters;
e) for use in press releases to be distributed to national, regional & specialist press giving information about or promoting the competition.

The competition opens on 12th April 2012 and closes at MIDNIGHT on the 15th July 2012.

Website: http://www.take-a-view.co.uk/

2012 Global Photographers of the Year

2012 Global Photographers of the Year



The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non- professional, and student photographers on a global level, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today.
Global Photo Awards will showcase your work to industry with winning photographers gaining prominence for their careers with international exposure and personal focus. They will also enjoy the continued inclusion of their winning photos on this website, viz. a worldwide eCom exibition, and be published in our Global Photo Awards Annual coffee table book.

Eligibility: Worldwide


COMPETITION FEES
EARLY BIRD SPECIALS “Before June 30″



1 Image Entry = $15 USD

2 Image Entry = $30 USD

4 Image Entry = $45 USD

10 Image Entry = $100 USD

1 Image Entry Students Only = $10 USD * COMPETITION FEES “After June 30″



1 Image Entry = $20 USD.

2 Image Entry = $35 USD.

4 Image Entry = $60 USD.

10 Image Entry = $120 USD.

1 Image Entry Students Only = $15 USD *


Prizes: Certificate of achievement and much more

Copyright: The purpose of copyright and related rights is two fold: Firstly, copyright encourages a dynamic creative culture, while returning value to creators so that they can lead a dignified economic existence. Secondly, copyright provides widespread, affordable access to content for the public. (World Intellectual Property Organization). The only purpose that your image will be on this website and printed in our year book, is to promote you the photographer. We do not individually sell images for financial gain or for use in an image bank. Instead, every winning image in the Global Photo Awards will have a link from the image to the photographer’s website or email if you desire and be used in an annual book which can be purchased from this website.

Click here to visit contest website

International Photography Competition

International Photography Competition




Deadline Monday, July 9, 2012
Location 2757 East Oakland Park BlvdFt Lauderdale, FL 33306
Organization Artists Haven Gallery
Opportunity Type Contests / Juried Shows
Exhibition is Held Brick and Mortar
Medium Photography
Details

Cash & Awards Valued Over $10,000. Judging is based on creativity, balance of composition, correct exposure, technique, and quality of the subject. Multiple entries can be made in as many categories as desired. Artists working in various mediums are welcome to enter. Entry fee.
More Info www.artistshavengallery.com…

Abstracts Online Art Competition

Call for Art – Abstracts Online Art Competition




Deadline Thursday, June 28, 2012
Organization Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery
Home Page www.lightspacetime.com
Contact Name John Math
Email jmath@lightspacetime.com
Phone 888-490-3530
Opportunity Type Contests / Juried Shows
Exhibition is Held Online
Fees $10.00 for 2 Entries & $15.00 for 3 or more, up to 5 Entries.
Medium Acrylic, Digital, Drawing, Fiber, Mixed Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography, Printmaking, Watercolor, Other Media
Juror John R. Math, Gallery Owner & Director
Details

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 3rd Annual "Abstracts" juried art competition for the month of June 2012. The gallery would like for all 2D artists (including photography) to send us their best interpretation of the theme "Abstracts" by submitting their best non-representational abstract art for inclusion into the gallery’s July 2012 online Group Art Exhibition.

Winners of the "Abstracts" Art Exhibition will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of email marketing, 70+ press release announcements, 65+ event announcement posts, extensive social media marketing and distribution, in order to make the art world aware of the art exhibition and in particular, the artist’s accomplishments. There will also be links back to the artist’s website included as part of this award package. Here is a link to the Gallery Archives to see what has been accepted for the past 2 Abstracts Art Competitions www.lightspacetime.com….

Interested artists should provide to us with your best Abstracts art now or before the deadline of June 28th. Apply Online Here: www.lightspacetime.com

International Juried Photography Show

International Juried Photography Show




Deadline Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Location Red Bluff, California
Opportunity Type Contests / Juried Shows
Exhibition is Held Brick and Mortar
Medium Photography
Details

Cash prizes totaling $1,750, including $1,000 for Best of Show. Accepted works will be exhibited at the Big Picture gallery for two months and posted on the Glass Eye website. Gallery is in Red Bluff, California--the Gateway to Mt. Lassen--on the I-5 corridor and adjacent to the beautiful Sacramento River. Juror is Tony Sweet, internationally famous photographer and photo educator. Entry fee.
More Info www.imagesfromaglasseye.org

Ocean photography contest 2012

Ocean photography contest 2012




Summer is here and the sun is finally out. Go enjoy the beautiful beach weather while it lasts and don’t forget your camera. Submit any ocean or coast related photos for a chance to win. Once the submissions are tallied, we’ll donate proceeds to the organization, “Clean Ocean Action.” With your help this contest will be able to assist in protecting the oceans that we love to visit and capture.


Eligibility: Worldwide


Entry Fee: $5.00


Awards: 1st Place: $100, 2nd Place: $75, 3rd Place: $50


Benefitting “Clean Ocean Action.” Entries should somehow reflect the theme “Oceans.”


Copyright: Photographers will retain original copyrights to their photos.


Open until Aug. 31st, 2012.


Website: http://www.photocircle.org/

Intel Video Contest – A Momentary Lapse

Intel Video Contest – A Momentary Lapse






Intel announced its latest video – photo contest, Intel is searching for best slow motion videos to features in an intel online ad, the winners of the competition will get $50,000 in total prizes.
Create your own video focusing on one of the following themes, Music, Style, Entertainment or Sports. Make it inspirational and unexpected. Tell a story. I must be 30 to 90 sec in length.

Eligibility: Open to residents in the U.S. and parts of Canada,

Free to Enter

Prizes:
Grand Prize – Intel Online Advertisement1 + Canon 5D Mark III* with a EF35mm f/1.4L USM lens + Dell XPS* UltrabookTM with an Intel® Core™ i5 processor + CyberLink PowerDirector* software . Approximate retail value $6,878.00 USD (7,001.93 CAD)

• First Place – Canon EOS 7D Digital Camera + Dell XPS* UltrabookTM with an Intel® Core™ i5 processor+ CyberLink PowerDirector* software . Approximate retail value $2,798.00 USD (2,848.41 CAD)

• Second Place – Dell XPS* UltrabookTM with an Intel® Core™ i5 processor and CyberLink PowerDirector* software. Approximate retail value $1,099.00 USD (1,198.91 CAD)

• Third Place – GoPro* Camera with mount and CyberLink PowerDirector* software. Approximate retail value $348.00 USD (354.30 CAD)

• Fourth Place – CyberLink Power Director* Software. Approximate retail value $99.00 USD (100.79 CAD) 1 One Intel Online

Silvershot2z 012 Photography contest

Silvershot2z 012 Photography contest









Subjects can be as varied as abstract, still life, landscape, figure work, portraits, photo documentary, social commentary and experimental work. Please note that nude figure work is accepted but due to censorship laws in some countries avoid full frontal nudes as they will automatically be disqualified.
The images can be presented as black & white, sepia, hand coloured or colour. The image capture device can be as varied as film, memory card, paper negatives, scanners, sensitized materials, lens less photography or even a wacom tablet.

Worldwide 18+

Free to Enter

Prizes: The selected folio winners are published in a hard bound folio journal with copies and introductions to 2,000 galleries, curators and institutions in 17 countries. Their names and websites are linked on our website to theirs.

The Silvershotz 2012 Folio annual journal is NOT a competition but a collection of folios featuring contemporary emerging photographic artists, carefully selected by a jury panel of industry experts. Previous successful folio participants have been offered solo exhibitions, book and magazine publishing opportunities and sold more work to collectors..

HOW TO ENTER

1. Size your images at 72 DPI and ensure the file size for each image is no larger than 250kb.
2. Attach a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 15 images as a jpeg to the email. DO NOT attach a ZIP file/embedded file or TIFF.
3. The image title/tag should be a number or descriptive. NOT your name.
4. Attach a word document outlining your education, published works and/or exhibitions, career to date and artist’s statement.
5. In the body of the email place your name, address, country and telephone number.
6. Email your submission to: info@silvershotz.com
7. You can submit three separate folios. Successful submissions will be notified on September 4th 2012.

Copyright and usage of your entry: Silvershotz. Copyright of the photograph and ownership of the image shall remain with the photographer at all times. However, all successful applicants agree to grant Silvershotz International Limited permission to use the work for promotional purposes, in any of their publications, electronic media or printed materials, including web site, online galleries, publications book, trade show and exhibition visuals, and marketing materials or lecture series. At all times Silvershotz International agrees to identify the photographer as the copyright owner of the image/s at all times.

Deadline: July 31, 2012

Website: http://www.silvershotz.com/index.php?act=foliosub

MINI Space Photo Competition – Strength in Numbers


MINI Space Photo Competition – Strength in Numbers






It’s timeless wisdom. Two heads are better than one. No man is an island. The sum is greater than the parts. Divided we fall. We’ve all experienced the power of strength in numbers, and we know it when we see it.
The more the merrier: this competition is all about showing objects in numbers.
It might be in a magnificent swarm of starlings, an army of ants tackling a leaf, the stunning synchronicity of a dance troupe, or the orchestral swirl of a cluster of stars in the evening sky. You can hear it in the roar of a stadium and the hum of a beehive. Our daily lives are filled with inspiring demonstrations of synergy and each are ripe with visual potential.

Eligibility: Worldwide

Free to Enter

Prizes:
First Place: MacBook Air
Second Place: New iPad 16GB
Third Place: iPhone 4S 16GB
Popular Vote Prize: Diana Camera Deluxe Kit

Copyright: All entries remain the property of the participant. The participant grants BMW AG and MINI free of charge a permanent license to use his/her entries for promotional and/or marketing and/or communication purposes in any and all media

Deadline: 30 August 2012

Website: http://www.minispace.com/en_us/background/20/?competition=20

Portrait Photography 200 Faces

Portrait Photography 200 Faces



We’re putting together an exhibition of photographs that explore the use of camera phones. Over the last ten years, cameras that are built into mobile phones have steadily increased in quality and use. It is now easier than ever before for anyone to capture the unique, passing moments of daily life. You can submit photographs for this theme of any subject matter, or style, and they can be straight-shots, or have a filter applied…so long as they have been taken with the camera on your phone. Photographs need to be jpegs and of a high quality. Include a brief description of the work you are sending atleast 200-300 words.

Eligibility: Worldwide

Free to Enter

Prizes: Successful applicants will win a place in our touring exhibition of the UK. We will print your work and cover all of the costs of the exhibition.

Copyright: I confirm that I own the intellectual property rights with respect to all photographic images or files which I submit to The Photographic Angle for exhibiting on my behalf and give my consent to The Photographic Angle to reproduce, display and exhibit those images or files as and where they think fit along with my submitted biographical/artistic statement and respective contact details.

Deadline: July 31, 2012

Website: http://thephotographicangle.co.uk/submit-to-exhibit.html

Communities Photo Contest 2012

Communities Photo Contest 2012



captures a sense of community spirit. upload your photographs that capture a sense of community spirit and you will have the chance to win a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Eligibility: Worldwide

Free to Enter

Prizes:
A week’s trip for two to Jura to experience the island’s special community spirit.
Flights, travel and accommodation paid.
A photography workshop on the island with internationally acclaimed photographer David Nightingale.
State of the art Olympus PEN (E-PL3) camera.

Three winners will be selected for our wonderful main prize, including one from the UK, one from the US and one from the rest of the world. Not only that, but every week for eight weeks, Jura will also be awarding an Olympus VG-170 camera and a bottle of Diurachs’ Own Jura 16 year old to the photo which receives the most public votes during the course of that week. And, as a reward for voting, we’ll also be giving out some special Jura goodies every week.

Copyright and Usage of your entry: By submitting your Entry, you warrant that the work comprising the Entry was created by you. In accepting the prize, the winners agree to allowing images taken whilst on the island photography course to be used for marketing and promotional purposes by Whyte and Mackay.

Deadline: Midnight on Friday 3rd August 2012

Website: http://www.isleofjura.com/communityspirit/default.aspx

Stunning Skies Photo Contest

Stunning Skies Photo Contest



Your challenge for this contest is to photograph a stunning sky (and still with minimal post-processing!). It doesn’t matter what’s in the foreground, as long as the sky is prominently featured in the photograph.

Eligibility: All

Free to Enter

Start Date: Friday, June 15th, 2012 (photos taken before this date are not eligible).

Entries Due By: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 (entries are due in by midnight, and voting will begin the next day).

Prizes: Prizes: If the winner is a Premiere Member, they will receive the Topaz Labs Full Photoshop Plug-In Bundle (a $300 value!). The Topaz Plug-in Bundle helps amateur and professional photographers accomplish the most common creative and corrective post processing tasks. With 10 powerful and easy-to-use programs, users can quickly enhance their digital images with flexible adjustments that are easy to apply and customize – and often in just 1-click! If the winner is not a Premiere Member, they can select 1 Topaz Labs program of their choice (an $80 value!).

Copyright: Photographer keeps all rights to their photographs.

Click here to enter in the contest website

Solar Snapshots Contest


Solar Snapshots Contest





Summer’s here and days are brighter. Help us make our solar gallery magical by entering your best solar-powered snap – from panels to suitcases – Get the most votes and win £300!

Eligibility: UK

Free to Enter

Prizes:
A nature break in and around national parks and coastal regions throughout the UK. We provide a one night stay at one of over 100 B&Bs for two people, including breakfast.

Copyright: You must own the copyright to your photo and it must have been taken by you. Engensa reserves the right to publish any photograph entered on its Facebook page, website and Pinterest page, as well as on the sites and in the publications of partners who also publicise the competition (Engensa will never sell the photographs entered to third parties).

Deadline: 22 July 2012

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Engensa/app_95936962634

Sizzling Summer Photo Contest


Sizzling Summer Photo Contest at inkfarm



Sizzling Summer contest started at inkfarm, Summer is finally here! Send Inkfarm your best summer shots. open to all and free to enter, limit of entries per person is 3, the winner will get $100 cash prize.

Eligibility: Any country/age/experience

Entry Fee: Free

Prizes: $100 cash

Limit of Entry per person: 3 per person

Copyright: “Inkfarm does not claim ownership rights in Your Content. or the sole purpose of enabling us to make your Content available through through our website, you grant to Inkfarm a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, re-format, store, prepare derivative works based on, and publicly display and perform Your Content.”

Deadline: Dec. 3rd

Contest page: www.inkfarm.com/100-photo-contest

Dream Pic Photo Contest


Dream Pic Photo Contest



With July being the on month to celebrate our nations independence, Truelander Dreams thought it would be great to see pictures of America, something festive, patriotic, fun… Perhaps of parades or flags basking in the sun or something that represents this great nation. The photos will be available for public voting, then a panel from truelander Dreams will make the final judgment.

Eligibility: Anyone over 18

Entry Fee: $25.00

Prizes:
1st $250.00
2nd $100.00
3rd $50.00

Limit of Entry per person:

2 photos per person

Copyright: All submissions must be the property of the contestant

Deadline: 22 July 2012

Contest page: http://www.photoscramble.com/contests/dream-pic/entries/

Baby Animals BBC Photo Contest


Baby Animals – July 2012 BBC Photo Contest



It is officially summer so we want to see your best images of charismatic baby animals from around the globe as they learn the art of survival, make exciting discoveries and embrace deadly encounters. Share your favourite photographs of them as they venture into a daunting new world.


And the good news is that you don’t have to get wet. Your images may be from beneath the water or above it, as long as the wildlife is wild and wet.

Eligibility: Worldwide

Free to Enter

Copyright: You remain the owner of the copyright in any original User Contribution that you submit.

The final date for submissions is 1 August 2012.

The final date for voting is 1 September 2012.

Website: www.discoverwildlife.com

Sunday Times Travel Photo Contest


Sunday Times Travel Photo Contest 2012




This year is going to be all about London. With the Olympics, the Paralympics, and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee all taking place in the next 12 months, 2012 will be a spectacular, and memorable, one for the capital. To reflect this, we are looking for photographs that celebrate London in all its diversity. From a sunrise above the Thames to a knees-up in an East End pub, how you interpret that is up to you.

Eligibility: UK 18+

Free to Enter

Prizes: Each month one winner’s picture will be published in the Travel section. That photo, together with a number of monthly runners-up, will be chosen to go through to the grand final Grand Prize: a four-night holiday for two people to the holy city of Varanasi in India

Copyright: Entrants will retain copyright in their submitted entries, however, by entering, all entrants licence TNL a worldwide royalty-free perpetual licence to edit, publish and use each entry in any and all media (including print, online, eReader, smartphone and tablet) in connection with the competition, for the purpose of an online or physical exhibition, and for other publicity and news purposes.

Deadline: July 31, 2012

Website: http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/public/travel/article848624.ece

MPA Photography Awards 2012


MPA Photography Awards 2012



MPA Awards are the most prestigious awards for photography in the UK.
MPA gives every qualified member the opportunity to compete against other members for the title of UK Master Photographer 2012.
Various categories open to any photographer, worldwide.

The Awards are considered the most anticipated of those in the UK, and are open to all qualified members of the Association, plus there are also several open categories this year that are available to other professional photographers from the UK and around the world not just members of the MPA. Non-members have the opportunity to enter into the following categories: the Yervant Bride Award, the David Facey Award, the Aspiring Members open category, the Scientific Applied and Technical Award, and the Fellows Open category (open to Professional Photographers holding a Fellowship of MPA, BIPP, RPS, AIIP (Australia), IPPA (Ireland).

Eligibility : All

Entry Fee : $20 till 31 May, after that $30


Prize : Winning an Award demonstrates your commitment to continual personal development, positions you as a forward thinking photographer and provides you with PR opportunities.

Deadline : August 03, 2012


Copyright : Copyright remains with the photographer.

Click here to visit contest website

Blenheim Palace Photography competition 2012


Blenheim Palace Photography competition 2012





We want to see what the British coastline means to you, so pack your camera when you visit the seaside this summer and then enter your best images in the Coast Photography Competition. The categories are: 1 Landscapes from salt marshes to sea cliffs, the UK coastline is a nature photographer’s dream. 2 Portraits artists at work, fishermen mending nets, daytrippers enjoying an ice cream… coastal people’s lives offer many subjects to catch on camera. 3 Holidays our seas and shores are playgrounds for beach and water sports, while seaside resorts host festivals and events. Can you capture that holiday feeling? 4 Young photographer if you or yours are under 18, enter any coastal-themed image taken at the British seaside.

Eligibility UK 13+

Free to Enter

Prizes: Overall prize for the most impressive photograph out of the first three category winners – 500 UK Sterling to spend on photographic equipment at Olympus. Category prizes The winners of the three categories Landscapes, Portraits and Holidays will each get an Olympus PEN E-PL3 camera, worth 549.99 UK Sterling. Young photographer Olympus TOUGH TG-620 camera, worth 229.99 UK Sterling.

You can also add a caption explaining why the picture is important to you (50 words maximum).

Upload up to your best photograph for your chance to win an iPad and photography course and other great prizes!

Copyright: All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The entrants must be the sole owner of copyright in all photographs entered. Further, entrants must not have breached any laws when taking their photographs.

Entrants will retain copyright in the photographs that they submit to Blenheim Palace. By entering the competition all entrants grant to Blenheim Palace the right to publish and exhibit their photographs on Blenheim Palace and Studio8’s websites and any other associated promotional and marketing material. Entrants whose photographs are one of the Finalists or selected to appear in Blenheim Palace/Studio8‘’s marketing channels including web and print pursuant to paragraph 11 above grant to Blenheim Palace (including other publishers authorised by Blenheim Palace) the further rights to publish and exhibit their photographs in print, on their respective websites or in any other media. Should Blenheim Palace choose to create products from the finalists photos we will contact the owner of the image and discuss any commercial rights and fees at that time. Entrants whose photographs are one of the finalists also agree to take part in post-competition publicity. While we make every effort to credit photographers, including in printed reproductions of their work, we cannot guarantee that every use of the photographs will include photographers’ names.

Deadline: August 30, 2012 @ 12:00 am (BST)

Website: http://www.blenheimpalace.com/index/competitions/Blenheim-Palace-Photography-Competition.html

Lowepro and the printspace 2012 Photo Contest




Lowepro and theprintspace UK – June 2012 Photo Contest



The competition is open to UK only, free to enter and winners of the competition will get Lowpro camera bags and other exciting prizes, hurry up the last date of image submission is 20 June 2012.

Eligibility: UK Only

Free to Enter

‘Rule Britannia’ is the theme of June’s competition, for which we teamed up with Lowepro in order to make our already popular contest even more exciting! Since 1967, Lowepro camera bags have been travelling the world, earning the loyalty and admiration of the best photographers, and setting the industry standard for inventive purpose-built products.

1st Prize: - Lowepro Flipside 500AW

2nd Prize:
- Three 20”x24” prints on any of the 11 papers offered at theprintspace
- A dedicated feature on theprintspace’s blog
- A Free Sample Pack

3rd Prize:
- One 20”x24”print on any of the 11 papers offered at theprintspace
- A dedicated feature on theprintspace’s blog
- A Free Sample Pack

Copyright: Photographers must own all copyright in any image entered and all entries must be the photographer’s original work. Copyright in all images submitted to the competition, including winning entries, will remain with the photographer.
All the submitted photos will be credited to the respective authors. The images won’t be used for any other purpose than the competition. Copyright in all images submitted to the competition remains with the person submitting them.

Deadline: June 20, 2012

Website:http://www.theprintspace.co.uk/blog/rule-britannia-with-theprintspace-and-lowepro/

Food Photographer of the Year 2013


Food Photographer of the Year 2013















The Awards seek to single out not only technical skill, but originality of treatment and a real sense of connection with the subject matter whatever it may be. Whether simply an apple on a plate, a cake of spun sugar, a baker covered in flour at four in the morning, or a pot simmering on an open fire in the African bush.

We are looking for professional and amateur alike, in our search for the very best depictions of this marvellously varied subject of food, which unites us all. Entrants into the Adult competition must be aged 18 or over on the closing date. Entrants into the Young competition must be aged 18 and under.

Eligibility: Worldwide

Entry Fee: £15.00 for up to 5 entries, under 18 entry is free

Prizes: YOU can win £5,000 and the first ever Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year Award Trophy for your outstanding achievement.

Categories:
Food in the Street
Cream of the Crop
Food in the Field
Food and its Place
Food for Sale
The Philip Harben Award for Food in Action
Food Portraiture
Young (under 18s)
An Apple a Day

Copyright: be the original work and also be the complete copyright of the owner and not already be linked with existing rights to a third party.
The copyright in all images submitted to the awards will remain with the entrant who will be credited in accordance with the terms and conditions.


Usage Right: By entering the awards, each entrant grants to the Owners a non-exclusive irrevocable licence to reproduce, publish, and communicate to the public by any means and exhibit their image and copies of their image in all media throughout the world in relation to the awards and the exhibition including but not limited to all use in the context of:
Judging the awards.
Display in the exhibition.
Inclusion in any portfolio book and magazine or similar.
Inclusion within interactive elements associated with the awards and or exhibition (now known or hereafter created) available for viewing or download from the Owners’ website.
Inclusion in promotional, press and marketing materials associated with the awards and or the exhibition.
Inclusion in merchandising associated with the awards and or the exhibition.

Deadline: 31 January 2013

Website: www.pinkladyfoodphotographeroftheyear.com/home

New Images Photography Awards


New Images Photography Awards



gallery Photographica presents the New Images Photography Awards featuring a San Francisco exhibition of fresh works by photographers worldwide. The theme is open. Photography of all genres, produced since January 1, 2011, is eligible. The Exhibition at Studio 17 in San Francisco opens with a reception on November 10, 2012, and runs through November 25, 2012. Printing and framing for the Exhibition is offered to Gold Medal Award winners at an affordable cost.


Eligibility: All photographers worldwide, 18 years or older

Entry fee: $45 for first 3 images; $10 for each additional image

Prizes:
$6,000 in prizes are awarded:
1st place: $3,000
2nd place: $2,000
3rd place: $1,000
Gold Medal Award winners will be featured in the Exhibition, and both Gold and Silver Medal Award winners will be displayed on the Gallery Photographica site.

No limit on entries per person

Copyright: Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist. Entrants must own and have exclusive copyright to all images they submit. Gallery Photographica reserves the right to use submitted images for marketing and promotional purposes, including use by media for announcements or reviews.

Deadline: September 20, 2012

Contest page: http://www.galleryphotographica.com

Sony World Photography Awards 2013

Sony World Photography Awards 2013





sony World Photography Awards 2013 is now calling for entries, 6 categories are open to enter, the contest is open to all and free to enter, winner will get cash prizes, publicity etc., the final deadline of all contest is Jan 9 2013.

Contest Details
Through conducting a range of annual competitions, we hope to discover new talent in the world of photography and moving image. Whether you are just starting out or a fully-fledged professional you can enter whichever competitions you believe suit your level and experience.

This is your opportunity to showcase your skills and work to a global audience. Be inspired, pick up your camera and submit your best shots! You may be our 2013 winner!

Eligibility: Worldwide

Free to Enter

The Sony World Photography Awards is widely recognised as the leading global photographic awards programme in existence today.

Through conducting a range of annual competitions, we hope to discover new talent in the world of photography and moving image. Whether you are just starting out or a fully-fledged professional you can enter whichever competitions you believe suit your level and experience.

These competitions are your opportunity to showcase your skills and work to a global audience. Be inspired, pick up your camera and get creative! You may be our next winner!

The following competitions are now open for entries until January 4th 2013, 11:59pm (GMT):
Open Competition – for amateurs and enthusiasts.
Youth Award – for anyone aged 19 and under.
Moving Image Award – for those experimenting with moving image narrative formats. (Coming Soon!)
Student Focus – for higher education photography students aged 18 – 28
3D Award – for anyone using true 3D technology in photography or video
Professional Photographers: The mission of our globally renowned Professional Competition is to discover highly skilled talent from photographers with a true passion for their field. This competition is for serious photographers who are in the process of building their professional reputation or have already achieved notoriety in their field.

Prizes:

Open contest winners will get: Title of “Sony World Photography Awards Open Photographer of The Year” and $5,000 cash prize

Youth Contest winner will get: Title of “Sony World Photography Awards Youth Award Winner”

3D award winner will get: Title of “Sony World Photography Awards 3D Photographer of The Year” and 3D photography tools / camera from sony

and all the categories winners will also get

Winning image showcased in the London exhibition and the winners book
International exposure on the WPO website
Global media coverage
Flights to London, 2 nights accommodation in a hotel and VIP tickets to attend the Sony World Photography Awards gala ceremony in April 2013
Digital SLR camera equipment from Sony

Copyright: All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by WPO, and its Event Partners, for marketing and promotional purposes of the event only, for a maximum of three years after the awards ceremony on 27th April 2011. You hereby grant WPO a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence in each Entry throughout the world for three years in all media for any use connected to the promotion of the SWPA event and/or competition, including, but not limited too:
(a) judging the Competition
(b) displaying the winning entries and runners up at public exhibitions promoting WPO and organised by WPO
(c) inclusion within the Website, a World Photography Awards book, magazine or similar
(d) inclusion within any materials promoting of the Competition and / or any exhibition organised by WPO, in the promotion of the WPO
(e) inclusion on Competition- and exhibition-related products to be sold by the WPO or any third party following the individual agreement by the author
(f) sub-licencing the Entries to the press for reproduction in connection with the Competition and any exhibition
(g) allowing viewers of the Website to view images on a computer screen, PDA or mobile telephone and store such pages in electronic form on disk or on a PDA or mobile telephone (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for their personal, non-commercial use only.

Any photograph used by WPO shall carry a credit line. Any failure to provide such credit line shall not be deemed to be a breach, as long as WPO uses its reasonable endeavours to rectify such failure within a reasonable period from the date of notice of such failure.

Deadline: final deadline: Jan 9 2013

Website: http://www.worldphoto.org/competitions/about-the-sony-world-photography-awards/


I AM Here Photo Contest


I AM Here Photo Contest






Share with us your awesome AirAsia I AM HERE! moments and stand a chance to win hotel vouchers and free flights! All you have to do is submit your most creative shots taken with either I AM HERE! or WE ARE HERE! placards at any AirAsia or AirAsia X destinations, it’s that simple!

Eligibility: Worldwide

Free to Enter

How to Enter?

1) Download any of the four I AM HERE! or WE ARE HERE! placard designs via I am Here Photo Contest page and print it on A4. Those with tablets, save these designs and flash them on the screen.

2) Shoot your funny/crazy/creative poses with the placard at any AirAsia or AirAsiaX destinations.

3) Your photos should identify the iconic landmarks or places of the destinations, for example, you posing in front of Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, or Tanah Lot in Bali, Indonesia.

4) Submit your photos.

5) Winners will be notified via email and announced on the Travel 3Sixty website.

Copyright: AirAsia and Travel 3Sixty retain the rights to use your photos (whether published or not on this Contest page) on any of its digital and non-digital properties, including but not limited to AirAsia.com and affiliated websites, mobile and tablet platforms, and hardcopy marketing booklets.

Timeline: Contest runs from 1 June – 31 August 2012.

Website: http://www.airasia.com/travel3sixty/i-am-here-photo-contest

Scotland Nature Photography Contest 2012

Scotland Nature Photography Contest 2012




Submit your nature images to biodiversity scotland, Your photos may contain animals, plants or landscapes, best images will be awarded with Digital SLR camera and many other exciting prizes, last date to enter in th contest is 31 July.

Eligibility: Scotland only

Free to Enter

Prizes:

Enter our competition for the chance to win great prizes, including
a one to one tutorial with a top Scottish nature photographer
2nd prize: Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera (18-55 mm VR Lens Kit) Camera case 8GB Secure Digital Card Tripod with carry case
3rd prize: Panasonic Lumix LX5 10.1 MP Digital camera – Black Camera case 8GB Secure Digital Card Tripod with carry case



To Submit your images:

Send your photos in by 31st July 2012 as an attachment in an email to bit@snh.gov.uk with “Photo Contest” in the subject line.
Entries must be original, have a title and be accompanied by information about where in Scotland the photo was taken.
Up to 2 entries per person may be submitted.
Your entry must be accompanied by your thoughts on how your image fits with this year’s theme.
You must be principally resident in Scotland to enter.

Please also include your name and how you can be contacted. Winners will be notified in August.

Copyright: The photographer must be the sole author and owner of the copyright of all pictures submitted. By participating in this competition, the photographer agrees that his/her pictures may be used, free of charge, by Scottish Natural Heritage, in exhibitions and publications of the organisers. The photographer will be named in every publication.

Deadline: 31 July 2012

Website: www.biodiversityscotland.gov.uk/area/biodiversity-week/photo-comp/

Pro Photographer – Cover Photo Contest



Pro Photographer – Cover Photo Contest






Professional Photographer magazine is having a cover photo contest, open to all worldwide and free to enter, winner will get a lot of prizes and last date of image submission is August 31, 2012.

Eligibility: This competition is open to any and all photographers, at any skill level.

Free to Enter

Prizes of Retail Value approx: $2,500

Copyright: As a condition of entry you license the image entered and recognized as winners, runners-up or honorable mentions to Professional Photographers of America, Professional Photographer magazine, and PPA allied associations for advertising, display promotion, publication or other purposes in print, public displays, website, brochures or other uses to support PPA and its allied associations as may be determined by PPA. A photo credit shall be granted for any such use. As a condition of entry you license the image entered to Professional Photographers of America, Professional Photographer magazine, and PPA allied associations for display promotion on ppmag.com’s website in the “Rate My Cover Photo” section. A photo credit is displayed for any such use.

Deadline: August 31, 2012
The winners will be announced in the fall of 2012.

Website: www.ppmag.com/cover-contest-2012/

PhotoPlus Photography Contest 2012






PhotoPlus Photography Contest 2012









You have to edit your images on photoplus software before uploading it on the contest, the PhotoPlus Photography Contest is free to enter and open to all photographers worldwide, winner will get DSLR, Nikon J1 and many other prizes, last date of image submission is July 31st.

Show us what you can do with PhotoPlus! Send us a picture that you’ve edited in any version of PhotoPlus and you could win over £2000 worth of prizes! If you don’t own a copy of PhotoPlus, download a free version

Prizes: EVERY entrant of this year’s PhotoPlus competition will receive a £10 voucher to spend at serif.com plus the first 1000 entrants can claim a free copy of either Digital Photo or Practical Photography magazine.

Grand Prize (selected by a public vote):
A Nikon 3200 DSLR with an 18-55mm lens
A Nikon J1 compact system camera twin lens kit (white)
A Serif software bundle
A Veho Duopod
Photozoom Pro
Fluid Mask
A 30×40cm canvas
2 large format prints
A 12-month subscription to Digital Photo
A 12-month subscription to Practical Photography

There are 5 categories, pictured below, and we will pick 4 finalists from each category. All category finalists will be sent a free copy of the latest version of PhotoPlus. Then, it’s down to a public vote to pick the overall winner who will win over £2000 in prizes!.

Copyright: Copyright remains with the originator of the image. Serif has the rights to use any submissions in competition promotional materials both printed and online. Winning images will be used for a maximum of 5 years on any promotional materials.

Deadline: The competition closes at 5:00pm GMT on July 31st and the category finalists will be announced on August 15th.

Website: http://www.serif.com/photoplus-competition/

Garden Photo Contest 2012

Garden Photo Contest 2012





Great gardening goes hand in hand with great photography-that’s why Horticulture is pleased to introduce the new Garden Photography Awards to celebrate the best in garden photography. The competition is open to photographers anywhere in the world. All works must be original.

Eligibility: Worldwide

Free to Enter

Prizes: One grand-prize winner will be selected by renowned garden photographer Rob Cardillo; the winner will receive $1000 and the winners name and winning photograph will appear in an upcoming issue of Horticulture.

Copyright: NA

Deadline: August 31, 2012

Website: https://www.wizehive.com/apps/GardenPhoto

Fuji UK – Portraits Photography Contest



Fuji UK – Portraits Photography Contest










To be in with a chance of winning this priceless opportunity, we want you to show us your Best Portrait Image. It doesn’t have to be a studio shot but it does need to prove that you love capturing images of people and would make the most of the unique opportunity to get inside advice from one of the best photographers in the business. Practical Photography will also be on hand to help out and record the event for a future issue too.
Taking part couldn’t be easier. Simply upload your image to the special gallery (see link below) on our website and sit back and wait for the call to say you’ve won. And just in case you don’t, we also have two more superb Fujifilm cameras as runners-up prizes for you to enjoy and take some stunning pictures with. Now, we can’t say fairer than that…

Eligibility: UK Only

Free to Enter


Prizes are as follows: For Practical Photography winners – 1st prize portrait masterclass with Jim Marks, plus Fujifilm X-Pro 1 & 35mm lens; 2nd prize Fujifilm X100 Black; 3rd prize Fujifilm XS-1. For Digital Photo winners – 1st prize portrait masterclass with Jim Marks, plus Fujifilm X-Pro 1 & 35mm lens; 2nd prize Fujifilm X100 Black; 3rd prize Fujifilm XS-1.

Limit: Any one person may enter a maximum of three images.

Copyright of all images submitted for this competition remains with the respective entrants.

The closing date for entries is 12 June 2012. Entrants cannot change their entry once it has been uploaded.

Website: http://www.photoanswers.co.uk/Competitions/fujiportraits/Fujifilm-Competition2/

Royal Photographic Society contest


Royal Photographic Society – Celebrate a Summer of Sport













The competition aims to encourage people in the UK and across the world to record all aspects of sport and play in their own countries and communities from informal, fun activities through to local, national and international organised sporting events and competitions.

Eligibility: Worldwide / 18+

Free to Enter

Prizes:
Gold Prize – Lumix GH2 14 – 140mm Silver Prize – Lumix GH2 14 – 42mm Bronze Prize – Lumix GF3 14- 42mm

Copyright and Reproduction: The images entered into the competition must not infringe any copyright or other intellectual property right of any third party. If the copyright of or other intellectual property rights of any third party have been infringed, then the entrant will indemnify The Society in respect of any of these third party claims. The copyright of all entries remains with the photographers. The Society reserves the right to reproduce, without payment, any images for publicity and promotion purposes in connection with the competition and The Society’s activities, including within The Society’s Journal and website.

Deadline: June 30, 2012

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