2011 FotoWeek DC Awards Competition

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  • Single Image: Photojournalism/Social Documentary
  • Single Image: Commercial
  • Single Image: Fine Art
  • Single Image: Contemporary Life
  • Single Image: Travel
  • Single Image: The Natural World
  • Portfolio: Photojournalism/Social
  • Portfolio: Fine Art
  • Portfolio: The Natural World
  • Student Portfolio
  • Mobile Phone: Spirit Of Washington
  • Mobile Phone: General Submissions
  • Multimedia

Awards (Total cash value of the awards: $21,100):

  • Eleven main categories:
    • 1st Place: $1,000
    • 2nd Place: $450
    • 3rd Place: $150
    • 1st Place: $600
    • 2nd Place: $300
    • 3rd Place: $100
    • 1st Place: $400
    • 2nd Place: $200
    • 3rd Place: $100
  • The winners, at the discretion of the Sponsor, will be included in an exhibition during the FotoWeek DC festival on November 5-12, 2011.
  • In addition, submitted work will be shown online

Image requirements: JPEG or TIFF format; image size at least 1,000 pixels on the longest dimension; color profiled in sRGB, Adobe-1998, or not color-managed. Only online sibmission. A series consists of related images (minimum 3, maximum 9).

  • For the categories of Photojournalism/Social Documentary, Travel and The Natural World images may not be staged/posed, composites, multiple exposures, or digitally manipulated beyond the reality that existed when the image was made, except for reasonable dodging and burning.
  • For the categories of Commercial, Fine Art, Contemporary Life, Portrait, Multimedia and Mobile Phone images may include photo illustration, manipulated imagery, photo collage.

Judging criteria:

  • creative vision
  • originality
  • technical competence as appropriate to the category


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