The Golden Turtle International Festival, the largest international cultural and ecological event in Russia celebrating the beauty of the wildlife once again invies authors around the world to enter and take a part.
This photo contest is the largest project of this Festival and is included in the shortlist of the most prestigious creative competitions of the world.
The Golden Turtle is a Festival the spirit and vision of which are aimed at preserving nature through art. The creative work of its participants lets the audience see the beauty of nature in a new way and take thought of its preservation.
There is a following categories:
• Animals in the Environment
• The Portrait of the Animal
• Animal Behaviour
• The underwater world
• Art and Nature's Image
• Magic of Plants
• Humans and nature
• Reserved Russia
• New technologies in wildlife photography
• Nature through the eyes of youth
• Nature through the eyes of children
The author shall upload the works subject to the following technical requirements:
• The image format shall be JPEG;
• The dimensions shall be 1,400 pixels horizontally for horizontal works; 1,400 pixels vertically for vertical works; the file size shall be no more than 600 KB;
The author may submit to the competition no more than 20 works. In the Landscape nomination, no more than 5 photographs may be submitted.
The photographs sent shall be made no earlier than 3 years prior to the date of the work registration for participation in the competition.
No images of pets and livestock (cats, dogs, mice, rabbits, sheep, horses and other domesticated animals) are accepted to participate in the competition.
The Golden Turtle Photo Contest is a competition in the art of photography, not image processing, so the results of correction should not change the captured reality, nor prevail over the authenticity of the picture taken.
In case a work becomes a semi-finalist, the work shall be assigned the semi-finalist status and the author shall be sent an email of the status assignment and a request to submit the RAW file and the large format of the file submitted to the competition, specially prepared for printing.
There will be automatically selected 3 works by the sistem that have received the maximum number of votes from the members of the professional jury in each nomination, and forms a separate list of works that were included in the jury’s TOP-3 lists the most. If these lists coincide with each other, these works subsequently become the winners of the silver and bronze awards.
The winners of the competition will be exhibited in Moscow and St. Petersburg during Autumn 2020.
There is no entry fee to participate!
Who can participate? ⇣
Anyone may submit his/her works to participate in this competition.