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GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016

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Take part in the competition GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016!

For the 16th time the Society of German Nature Photographers (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen – GDT) invites professional and non-professional photographers from all over Europe to join this year‘s competition.

The competition aims to illustrate the high quality and specific style of European wildlife photography through excellent pictures from Europe and all over the world. It also seeks to promote awareness for nature conservation through the means of photography.

Eligibility: Worldwide

Paid entry


PRIZE DETAILS: • There will be cash and material prizes in the amount of 25,000 EUR altogether.
• Overall winner: 3,000 EUR, invitation to the award ceremony (travel expenses, costs for the buffet and accommodation)
• K 1 – 8: winners: 800 EUR, runners-up: 500 EUR
• K 9: winners: 200 EUR as well as an invitation to the award ceremony (travel expenses, costs for the buffet and accommodation; includes expenses for an accompanying adult), runners-up: 100 EUR
• All winning participants will receive free tickets to the GDT International Nature Photography Festival 2016 in Lünen as well as the exhibition catalogue. Not eligible to enter? – Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: By entering the competition, the photographer confirms that the entered photograph is his / her original work and the photographer is the sole owner of the copyright and that there are no third-party claims. It is the photographer‘s responsibility to obtain releases and consents in written form for publishing, exhibiting and using the awarded image if any persons appear in the photograph or if objects in the photograph are subject to the rights of third parties; it is the photographer‘s responsibility to obtain official permits where applicable. The photographer is held liable for all damages that the GDT or third parties, to whom the GDT legally granted usage of the image, may experience due to the lack of necessary release forms or missing permits.

Photographs awarded with a prize or highly commended may be used in the context of the competition „European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016“ and its related public relations. The GDT is in particular entitled to publish the photographs on their website and to pass the images on to newspapers and magazines for the purpose of news coverage of the competition. The GDT has also the right to use the images for marketing purposes and finding sponsors. In addition, the GDT is entitled to exhibit the photographs in Germany and abroad, to reproduce and distribute them in the form of print media and to use them to advertise the exhibitions and publications. With all of the stated usage, the connection of the images with the competition „GDT European Wildlife Photographer 2016“ must be clearly marked. The GDT is entitled to transfer these usage rights to third parties. For the above stated usage rights the photographer cannot claim compensation or a fee of any kind.
In case of enquiries concerning the purchase of usage rights of the awarded photographs, the GDT will forward the relevant photographer‘s contact details to the interested party.
The required prints for the exhibitions will be made on the GDT‘s own expenses, or that of third parties eligible for using the photographs. After the exhibitions have concluded, the GDT is authorized to sell the prints to interested members of the public provided the proceeds of this transaction are assigned to charitable projects, in particular nature conservation projects. Unsold prints will be destroyed.

Website: https://www.gdtfoto.de/seiten/european-nature-photographer-of-the-year-competition-rules-participation-2016.html?lang=English

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Black & White 2016 Photography Contest

center of fne art and photography imageBlack & White 2016 with juror Rodney Smith | INTERNATIONAL — PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRIES

Contest Details

THEME | Black + White
All capture types, subject matter and photographic processes are
eligible to submit.

JUROR | Rodney Smith
Rodney Smith is a legendary photographer with an impeccable sense of style and an eye to match. His own work is mostly Black & White and only shoots film. Smith’s forty year career includes work for New York Times, GQ and BMW amongst others. Smith regularly teaches at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshop in New Mexico. He is currently represented by a number of galleries both in the US and internationally. His third and latest book is titled, The End.

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY

Founded in 2004 by photographers, The Center for Fine Art Photography is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) photography organization. We provide support to photographic artists through exhibition, solo exhibition, promotion, portfolio reviews, publication, education and connection to a large community of other artists, curators, gallery owners and photographic professionals. Open Tues-Sat, Free.

SUBMISSION | ENTRY FEE
MEMBERS | $24 for the three images.
NON-MEMBERS | $38 for the first three images.
ADDITIONAL IMAGES may be submitted for $8 each for members and $10 each for non-members. There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted.
NEW! Submission of 12 images and over qualifies the artist for a 20 minute review of the work submitted with the Executive Director of C4FAP, Hamidah Glasgow.

IMPORTANT DATES
Entries Due By | March 23, 2016
Notice Of Acceptance | April 8, 2016
Exhibition Dates | July 29-August 27, 2016
Public + Artists’ Reception | August 5, 2016 6-9 pm

Image Upload Guidelines
All images are submitted online on our website. To submit images visit our home page, create an account or Login to your existing account to begin. Further instructions are available in the Calls for Entry Section of our website.

Eligibility: Our calls for entry are open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate.

Exhibit Prints: In order to be included in the online gallery or to receive an award, you must provide a professionally printed and presented image for gallery exhibition. The Center recognizes that some work is non-traditional and the presentation type is integral to the work. Colorful frames must be pre-approved. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, the Center offers optional, professional, printing and framing services. Additional details will be provided upon request. Acceptance Notice: Everyone who submits will receive an email
notification of which images were accepted. Accepted images will be posted on the Center’s website.

Image Credits: Vicki Reed, Antonio Ysursa, Jamey Stillings

Questions?
Visit:c4fap.org | Email: coordinator@c4fap.org 970.224.1010 | Closed Sunday and Monday

Eligibility – Our calls for entry are open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate.

Entry Fee – MEMBERS | $24 for the three images. NON-MEMBERS | $38 for the first three images.

Prizes – HONORS | AWARDS
An international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography will view the chosen artist’s work throughout the exhibition. Each participant is included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition in Fort Collins, Colorado and Online Gallery exhibition.

Juror’s Selection: $400.00
Director’s Selection: $200.00
Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from liveBooks Honorable Mention Awards: 2 year membership and image submission to a Call for Entry at C4FAP.

In addition artists’ selected for the exhibition will also receive: Promotion on The Center’s large social media platforms. Professional installation images for your use. Invitation to complimentary portfolio reviews, lunch and portfolio sharing on the reception weekend. In-gallery and online exhibition with links to artists’ websites Press releases are sent to artists’ choice of media outlets.

Limit of Entry None

Copyright
Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images.

Usage of Entry
Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Center for Fine Art Photography the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting the artist, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting exhibitions and subsequent display on the
Center’s website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for The Center for Fine Art Photography with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the Center.

Deadline – 03/23/2016

Contest page http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/black-white-2016rodney-smith/

Valentine day photo contest 2016

Participate in the ongoing photography competition at the aperturelight.org Fall in love and celebrate the season of new beginning.

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Send us your images related to Any theme you want, we want to see your best images. The Contest is Open to all and free to enter. Winners will be featured at the Aperture Light Website

The Contest is Open to all and free to enter.

Eligibility: 18+

Free to Enter

Prizes:

  • Winner Will be featured for life-time at aperture light website

Each month the editor’s favourite images will be featured in the Aperture Light Winners Page.

Website: http://theaperturelight.org/

BillyOh Photo Contest 2016

billyoh logo imageContest Details How to Join:

Make the most of the winter season by joining our BillyOh Photo
Contest.

STEP 1: Snap the best winter photo of your garden or anything you find within it that is photo-worthy. From snowflakes to the dripping icicles that come with spring thaw, your creativity is the only limit.

STEP 2: Upload your photo on your Facebook account and post using hashtag #billyohphotocontest.

That’s it. Simple and easy.

Just a few reminders:
1. You must own all legal rights to submitted photos.
2. The contest submissions will be judged based on creativity,
originality, and in accordance to the contest theme.
3. You must be 13 years old above to join the contest.

The winner, who will be chosen by our in-house photographer and
visuals head, gets a £100 gift voucher from Marks & Spencer.

Snap a picture of your wonderful garden and JOIN NOW!

Eligibility
United Kingdom, 13 years old above

Entry Fee Free

Prizes
£100 Gift Voucher from Marks & Spencer.

Limit of Entry 1

Copyright Any photos submitted that feature people or animals must be of you or have been taken with the permission of the subject or the owner of the subject (and if they are under 18, the permission of their parents or guardians as well) and must not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws.

Usage of Entry
The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party
without the entrant’s prior consent.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to BillyOh and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at https://billyoh.com/privacy-policy/.

Deadline 02/29/2016

Contest page https://www.facebook.com/billyohcom

Monochrome Photography contest 2016

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Deadline: Thursday March 10, 2016
Black and white photography has always been one of the most beloved genders of photography. It has never been considered as old fashioned. It is a different angle of viewing and presenting images and for some photographers this was their main motive to start taking photographs.
The lack of color functions as an incentive that unlocks feelings and leads viewers to new paths of realization. All black and white photographs taken with film of digital camera by both amateur and professional photographers can take part in the contest “Monochrome”. Choices Announced: Saturday March 12, 2016
Exhibition: Saturday April 2 – Friday April 15, 2016

We only accept digital submissions. Each image file should be RGB, JPG Format, 1.000 pixels (the longest side) on 72 dpi.

Eligibility

All photographers, amateurs and professionals who are over 18, are eligible to participate to the contest.

Entry Fee
From €12

Prizes

20 photographs will be selected for an exhibition that will take place
at the “Blank Wall Gallery” space.
All photographs chosen for the photography exhibition at Blank Wall
Gallery will be printed on Hahnemühle Photo paper 260 gsm and will be
framed free of charge.

Limit of Entry 10 Images
Copyright
The Artists declare that they are the owners of the Works that will be
exhibited and they have their copyrights.

Any photograph used by Blank Wall Gallery will have a photographer’s credit.

The royalties of the Works are not bestowed to Blank Wall Gallery at any time. The copyright of the Works remains in the creators and in them alone.

The copyright of the Works during and after the exhibition remains with the Artist.

Usage of Entry

Artists grant Blank Wall Gallery the right to use their images to promote the exhibition, for display on Blank Wall Gallery webpage and for inclusion in an exhibit catalog.

Blank Wall Gallery does not have the right to make use of or bestow the high definition files or the prints of the Works that will be used for the realization of the exhibition.

Blank Wall Gallery may use all entries submitted for marketing & promotional purposes across all media though there may not be any monetary compensation.

Blank Wall Gallery will not have any commercial profit from the Works that will be exhibited and it cannot exploit them at any time.

The Works will remain at the Blank Wall Gallery premises only for the period the exhibition lasts for.

The Works can remain at the Blank Wall Gallery premises only if the exhibition is prolonged for some time after the end of the programmed date.

Neither Blank Wall Gallery nor their associates, affiliates or partners assume any responsibility for photos submitted in violation of copyright regulations.

Deadline 03/10/2016

Contest page
http://www.blankwallgallery.com/calls-for-entry/

Still Life Photo Contest 2016

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Have you got what it takes to compose the best still life image? Get
your creative juices flowing and share some of your best still life
photos with us!

True inspiration is evoked in an artistic mind when you possess
complete control over the objects that interest you, their composition
and lighting. The CoinaPhoto team is looking for some of your best
ideas for the perfect still life picture. So what are you waiting for?
Go ahead, challenge yourself and get involved in our community.

Eligibility Worldwide 18+

Entry Fee Free

Prizes
Grand Prize Winner: $200 Amazon voucher for photography equipment and
be featured in our upcoming social media campaign (Your name and photo
will be showcased to thousands on our Facebook and Twitter pages!)

Limit of Entry
Photos submitted must be linked to a CoinaPhoto account

Copyright
You own all of your Content, and subject to our terms of service, you
can control how it is shared through your Account settings.

Usage of Entry
Photos may be featured on our blog to advertise the winners. Photos
approved for our marketplace are available for buyers to purchase,
enabling you to earn additional income.

Deadline 02/22/2016

Signs of Love – Photo Contest 2016

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Love is the emotion that binds all of us. Love signifies caring, faithfulness, devotion and hope. Love comes in all shapes and forms. Love can be our feelings for a parent, partner, child or pet. Love can also explain our devotion to our country or nationality. It is an emotion to which we are all drawn. A photograph can capture and display this emotion quite vividly or very subtly. Photographers are invited to submit their own interpretation of this powerful emotion.

Eligibility – open to all worldwide 18 years and older

Entry Fee – $25.00(USD)

Prizes
First Place: $500 (USD) cash prize
Second Place: $200 (USD) cash prize
Third Place: $100 (USD) cash prize
Three (3) Honorable Mentions & three (3) Merit Winners will also be
chosen.

All finalists will be announced in the TBMPN/WPN newsletter and on
Photography-News. Finalists will also receive recognition in on line
gallery display and social media exposure via Facebook and Twitter.

Limit of Entry
(Up to 8 image entries may be submitted for additional fe

Copyright – All submitted images remain sole property of artist/photographer.

Usage of Entry – Some images may on occasion be posted to display TBM sponsored calls
for entry.

Deadline – 03/07/2016

Contest page link – http://terabellamedia.com/photo-contest/

Fence 2016 Photo Contest 2016

Fence 2016 contest logo imageTHE FENCE is an outdoor photography exhibition series, with an audience of more than 3 million visitors.

The selected photography projects will be presented in a series of large-scale, curated, public art installations in multiple major cities across the United States: returning to Brooklyn, Boston, Atlanta, Houston and adding a new Santa Fe location in 2016!

Eligibility : Worldwide

Entry Fee: Paid Entry

Prize Details
$5,000 Cash Prize
Leica T Camera Package which includes an 18-56 lens, Visoflex, and Snap (option of orange/red, yellow, black or white).
Solo exhibition in a 20ft Container at PHOTOVILLE 2016
Full-page feature in PDN Magazine
1-year subscription with PhotoShelter Not eligible to enter? – Find contest where you are.

Copyright:
COPYRIGHT OVER EACH ENTRY REMAINS THE PROPERTY OF ITS RESPECTIVE ENTRANT. You retain copyright to your photograph and your photos will not be sold or used for commercial purposes.

Usage Right:
All entries may be posted online so that viewers may view and vote on all competing entries. Winning entries may be used in exhibitions and promotions directly related to the FENCE Competition for a period of 24 months from the date winners are notified.

Deadline: Mar 07, 2016

Website: fence.photoville.com

Canon Singapore Search for 2016 EOS World Ambassadors

EOS worldAs we keep our momentum and aim higher this year, we are pleased to announce a fresh call for enthusiastic and skilled Canon EOS photographers to form our EOS World Ambassadors 2016.

Our ambassadors will be groomed to become our community’s next luminaries and trendsetters. They will contribute ideas, go on assignments, choose photos to be featured on the EOS Gallery, and engross in the development of more photography events and contests.

If you think it is you that we are looking for, this is your chance to be part of our team. Existing community ambassadors who are passionate in their craft and committed to EOS World as ever may also register.

To join us, sign-up on the form below. Selected candidates will be announced in March 2016.

Website:  Canon SG

PhotOn Competition 2016

photo on contestSubmit a single photographic series or a story.

Eligibility: Open to Novel Authors over 18 years old

Entry fee: 15€

Awards:

a prize money of 2,000 Euros sponsored by the Law firm Olleros Abogados SLP
the edition and production of a book or catalogue which will be part of the collection of edited books by PhotOn Festival.
Professional Camera Fujifilm X-T1 +Lens Fujinon XF18 – 135mm F3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR, sponsored by Fujifilm Spain.

Only unpublished work will be accepted. Documentary photojournalism or social work will only be accepted. 15 images max, all belonging to the same story or series. Brief bio of the author and CV, as well as a brief text about the work is needed. Online submission of digital photographs via the website.

Image requirements: jpeg 1500 pixels on the longest side.

Copyright: For the purposes of public communication of photography, including making available online, award-winning author assigns such diffusion rights to Olleros Abogados, SLP and PhotOn Festival under non-exclusive and illimited period of time for promotional use with 4 images.

Entry deadline: 31st March 2016

Website: http://www.photonfestival.com/grant-photon/?lang=en

GuruShots Photography Contest 2016

Guru Shots imageGuruShots is an online gaming platform for photographers that is fun, social and educational.

Whether you are a budding hobbyist or a seasoned professional, GuruShots offers photographers a fresh and captivating way to share their passion, talent and insight with fellow enthusiasts from across the globe.
World’s greatest live photo challenges

We bring you fast-paced, live and interactive events offering meaningful recognition, exciting real-time dynamics and the opportunity to win cash and gear prizes.

Each GuruShots challenge is run by award-winning photographers who provide mentorship throughout as members submit images, vote/comment on each others’ work, track individual ranking progress in-real time and earn their way through Popular, Skilled, Premier, Elite and All Star levels.

Eligibility: worldwide

Entry Fee:
Free to enter / Paid (Both)

Copyright:  GuruShots does not claim any ownership over Content you submit or make available on the Website. Ownership is retained by Users at all times. By submitting content to GuruShots you affirm, represent and warrant that the you own (and/or otherwise have the right to submit) the Content submitted or made available by you on GuruShots. However, with respect to content on publicly accessible areas of the Website, you hereby grant GuruShots, as well as its partners and sponsors, the right to display the Content and the right to use the Content to promote the challenges(s) on social media and other websites. In such cases, credit will be explicitly given to you as the owner of the Content. The foregoing not withstanding, User shall at all times retain all copyright interest in any and all images submitted.

Deadline: Monthly / Weekly / The based

Website: https://gurushots.com/

Still Life Photography Contest 2016

still life photo contestFrom Dutch masters’ paintings to contemporary photography, the still life holds an important place in art history. This genre allows artists complete control over their subjects, providing an unparalleled ability to manipulate the scene. Often symbolic, the objects in a still life assume their own character and identities. An entire story can be told by the arrangement of a few items. Toys, collectibles, and household goods become surrogates, and natural life is given a persona. Don’t Take Pictures seeks evocative and symbolic still life photographs that show ordinary objects in a new way.

Who can enter: Open to all photographers, worldwide.

The exhibition will be published online from February 24 – May 24

Image requirements: 72 dpi; sRGB; JPEG format; No less than 1024 pixels and no more than 1500 pixels on the longest side.

Online submission of digital photographs via the website.

Copyright: Artists retain full copyright to the submitted photographs

Entry deadline: 21st February 2016

Website: http://www.donttakepictures.com/dtp-blog/2016/1/12/exhibition-opportunity-still-life

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