Montier Wildlife Photo Competition 2024

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Montier Wildlife Photo Competition 2024

Montier Wildlife Photo Competition 2024 is now open for entries!

Montier Wildlife Photo Competition 2024: Montier Wildlife Photo Competition 2024, recently organised by AFPAN “L’Or Vert” (Association for the Wildlife and Nature Photo Festival) is calling for entries open to any individual photographer worldwide.

About Competition


AFPAN “L’Or Vert” (Association for the Montier Wildlife and Nature Photo Festival) organizes a free photography and filmed sequences contest for its International Wildlife Photography Festival which taking place from March 1 to April 30, 2024 in Montier-en-Der (Haute-Marne, France).

This annual photography competition is now in its 27th edition and is part of the International Wildlife and Nature Photo Festival in Montier, France. Its aim is to show still or filmed images of wild flora, fauna, landscapes, as well as accounts supporting the conservation of habitats, species and biodiversity.

The competition aims to show still or filmed images of wild f lora, fauna, landscapes, as well as accounts supporting the conservation of habitats, species and biodiversity.

There are ten categories:

Wild birds in nature (3 photos maximum)
Wild mammals in nature (3 photos maximum)
Other wild animals in nature (3 photos maximum)
Wild plants (maximum 3 photos)
Graphics, form and matter of nature (3 photos maximum)
Natural landscapes of the world (3 photos maximum)
Still image sequences representing a homogeneous sequence, chronological or harmonious of 3 to 5 images on the previous themes
Film sequence showing a short video of nature
Man and nature (militant or documentary images, 3 photos maximum)
Nature revisited (3 photos maximum)

A jury composed of personalities from the world of wildlife photography or naturalists will shortlist the competition images for the festival exhibition and award prizes for each category. The jury award the prizes by verifying the relevance of the image presented according to the information contained in the IPTC fields and the original provided.

Award winners will be invited to discover the winning images and receive their prizes at the award ceremony during the Festival.


Submission requirements


Entrants must be able to explain their work truthfully and accurately and make sure IPTC fields (caption, shooting location …) are filled in.

Each participant will deposit the photographs according to the modalities indicated on the platform of the competition with a resizing to 3000 pixels for the largest side (72 Dpi), without margins nor inscription, 6Mb maximum and in adobe RGB.

Each participant will be able to submit a video clip on the theme of the contest, including a slow motion or timelapse, a single take or a montage of between 30 and 90 seconds maximum in FULL HD 1920×1080 / MP4, landscape format. The presence of titles, subtitles or captions must be informative and anonymous, excluding any distinctive sign: logo or signature in the credits. The video will be silent or accompanied by natural sounds or comments recorded by the director, excluding musical accompaniments.

The author of an award-winning or selected image for the annual contest edition will be invited to deposit a digital file in high definition (minimum 10 million pixels, without resampling) on the platform of the contest for the realization of prints for the exhibition towards the end of July.





Eligibility


The competition is open to any individual photographer.



Prize


Award winners will be invited to discover the winning images and receive their prizes at the award ceremony during the Festival. The total value of the prizes is 40,000 EUR.



Entry fees


There is no entry fee to participate!

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