Nikon Photo Contest 2012-2013
Categories (All categories are open to any subject matter):
- Category A – Single photo
- Category B – Photo story (two to five images that present a theme or idea.)
- Category C – Photographic Video (45 seconds in length)
- Category D – Motion Snapshot (a special award category cerebrating the release of the advanced interchangeable lens camera Nikon 1, using its "Motion Snapshot" function.)
Awards and Prizes:
- Category A•B•C
- Grand Prize:
- 1 award. The winner will receive a trophy, Nikon products equivalent to 1,000,000 yen and the opportunity to show his or her portfolio on the Nikon Photo Contest Website.
- 1st place:
- 1 award per category. The winners will receive a trophy, Nikon products equivalent to 500,000 yen and the opportunity to show their portfolios on the Nikon Photo Contest Website
- 2nd place:
- 5 awards per category. The winners will receive a trophy and Nikon products equivalent to 200,000 yen.
- 3rd place:
- 10 awards per category. The winners will receive a trophy and Nikon products equivalent to 100,000 yen.
- NIKKOR Award: This prize goes to the photographer producing the best work using a NIKKOR lens. The winner will receive a trophy and 1,000,000 yen.
- Category D
- 1st place: 3awards. The winners will receive a trophy and Nikon products equivalent to 200,000 yen.
- All Categories
- Participants Award for Most Popular Entry: The winner will receive a trophy and 500,000 yen.
The winners will be notified through email by early July 2013.
Entries for categories A and B are limited to a total of ten works; for example, two entries in the single photo category and one entry of four photographs in the composite category would total six works. The same works or portions of the same works cannot be submitted to both categories A and B. Entrants can submit one entry in each of categories C and D. This can be done on top of entries to Categories A and B. Online submission of digital photos via the website.
Image requirements: JPEG format; more than 1500 x 2100 pixels in size; more than 150dpi; Up to 20 MB in file size; sRGB.