The Shot Sports Photography Contest from Photo District News® challenges you to take your best shots in the world of sports. Open to professionals and amateurs. You may enter as many photographs as you like.
Categories: On the Field, On the Court, On the Mountain, In the Water, On the Road, In the Sky
Becky Lebowitz Hanger, Sports picture editor, The New York Times
Kristine LaManna, Senior photo editor, ESPN The Magazine
Nate Gordon, Photo Editor, Sports Illustrated
Chris Wellhausen, Photo Editor, TransWorld, SNOWboarding
Sandra Cheung, Art Director, Outdoor Canada
Contest consists of two (2) rounds of evaluation. In Round One, a panel of Photo District News® experts in photography (the “Judges”) will each review a portion of the entries and select a group of entries in each Category to proceed to Round Two. In Round Two, the Judges will collectively select, from among the entries selected in Round One, a winner in each Category. Limit one prize per winner.
Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality and effectiveness in expressing the contest theme.
Winners will be contacted in December 2013, and the winning entries will be published in the February 2014 issue of PDN
FIRST-PLACE PROFESSIONAL WINNERS will receive: A $100 gift card from Adorama.
FIRST-PLACE AMATEUR WINNERS will receive: A $50 gift card from Adorama.
ALL FIRST-PLACE WINNERS will receive:
A Digital Camera
A $200 Amazon gift certificate
A one year subscription to PDN
THE WINNING IMAGES will appear in PDN’s February 2014 issue which has a distribution of over 25,000 including a controlled circulation of 5,000 industry art buyers, photo editors and creatives! All winning images will also appear in an online gallery at www.pdnonline.com.
PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNER will be featured in the online gallery.
Copyright: By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.
Usage Right: By participating, ALL ENTRANTS grant the Sponsors and their designees, licensees or affiliates (the “Authorized Parties”) a non-exclusive, worldwide license, through December 24, 2015, to reproduce, distribute, display and post the entries online so that viewers may view all competing entries. In addition, each WINNER grants to the Authorized Parties a license for use of his/her winning entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to, print or digital publication in PDN® magazine showcasing the winners; and promotions related to the contest. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.
Winners authorize Emeral Expositions Photo Group to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the photograph entry in connection with 2013 PDN The Shot and promotion of 2013 PDN The Shot, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to: publication in PDN® showcasing the winners; The 2013 PDN The Shot live gallery; the 2013 PDN The Shot Web site and on PDNonline.com; and in exhibits and promotions related to the 2013 PDN The Shot.
Deadline: November 22, 2013