APOY 2016 Competition
APOY 2016 follows the same format as last year, with eight monthly rounds from March until October. After the closing date of each round, the entries are narrowed down to a shortlist of 50, then the top 30. Points are awarded to each image for creativity, technical excellence and how well the image fulfils the brief.
- Prizes are awarded to the first-placed entrants for each round – worth a total each month of around £1,000.
- A top prize of Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art (£799.99), Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art (£849.99) and Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro (£649.99) lenses worth more than £2,000.
Entrants should submit only ONE image per round (one month) by email. List your camera model, lens, exposure details and any other information in the body of your email.
Image requirements: at least 2,700 (3,000 maximum) pixels along its longest dimension; JPEG format, preferably sRGB.