National Geographic International Photography Contest 2009
Every year, National Geographic‘s International Photography Contest draws thousands of spectacular photos from users around the world.
- LEICA D-LUX 4: where compact size, extraordinary image quality, durability, and design meet. The D-LUX 4 features a superior glass Leica lens (24mm-60mm), an advanced image stabilization system, several manual controls, and a 11.3 megapixel sensor that also captures HD video.
You may submit a total of six (6) photos to the contest. Judging consists of two (2) rounds of evaluation for each category. In round one, each judge in a panel of photographic experts will select ten (10) entries in each category from among all the eligible entries, based on the following criteria: (1) Creativity—50%; (2) Photographic quality—50%.
Before you submit a photograph, please make sure it meets the following requirements:
- JPG or JPEG file format (ex. YourImage.jpg or YourImage.jpeg)
- At least 1,600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,600 pixels tall (if a vertical image)
- Total file size must be less than 5 megabytes (MB)
To enter, visit www.ngphotocontest.com; complete an entry form with the required information, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, and photo caption; and submit along with your photograph and fee in accordance with the instructions that follow.
Official web site: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/photo-contest/photo-contest