American PHOTO Images of the Year Competition 2008
The Annual American PHOTO Images of the Year event is an international competition that is a definitive showcase of the very best of contemporary photography. This juried photo contest offers unmatched exposure to both established and imerging photographers in a wide range of fields, from documentary/photojournalism to cutting-edge commercial work and will provide and unprecedented opportunity for peer review of your work of professional photographers, museum curators, art critics and influential editors. Winners will be selected on the basis of originality and overall quality of concept execution.Categories:
- COMMERCIAL WORK: ADVERTISING/EDITORIAL
- PERSONAL WORK
- STUDENT WORK
The competition is open to work produced from September 1 2007 – September 17, 2008. Entries can be submitted by uploading the image and making a payment on the www.iotycontest.com website.
File specifications: submissions should be in JPEG format. This compresses the size of your file and should make for quick uploads. It’s important to set your JPEG compression to maximum image quality (minimum compression) in order to prevent deterioration of image quality.
In Photoshop, saving your file via Save As, select JPEG for your image type, and put the quality slider to 12 (all the way to the right).
Filename should not have spaces i.e. “blue car.JPG” instead “blue_car.JPG”
File must have the correct extension ().
Filename should not have slashes i.e. “women/child.jpg”
Filename should not have odd charachters i.e. “%[email protected]#*()
Official web site: www.iotycontest.com/about.shtml