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International Photographer of the Year (IPOTY) 2017 - International Photography competition
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The call for applications is now open!
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The International Photographer of the Year (IPOTY) annual Photography Competition one again with edition 2017 creates the new opportunities to showcase the best photographic work and introduce leading talents to the world of contemporary photography.
The International Photographer of the Year (IPOTY) annual Photography Competition celebrates creativity, ambition and support artists to develop and present their work through competition creating new opportunities to showcase the best photographic work and introduce leading talents to the world of contemporary photography.
There are six categories in which you can participate:
• Fine Art
• Open Category
Image files should be uploaded to the site as JPG with 1000 pixels along the longest length. Please do not include watermarks, borders or signatures on your entry.
Partecipants may enter as many images as they like.
Images entered in other competitions are eligible. Both published and unpublished work is accepted.
Photoshop and post processing techniques are allowed, although within reason and taste.
A series consists of at least 3 and no more than 6 images, sharing a common theme and a single title.
Series will be judged as an entire piece.
You may enter the same image into as many categories as want.
Entries will be judged by nominated judges.A panel of experts in photography will each review all entries and select a group of winning entries on the basis of creativity, artistic merit, subject and style.
Individuals whose images are selected as award winners will be contacted between 15th January and 30th January 2018 and asked to provide a high resolution image of at least 2000px wide. This file will be used only to prove the ownership of the image.
Images will be used strictly in connection to the awards and will not be used for any other marketing purposes other than to promote International Photographer of the Year.
Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer.
Early deadline fees:
Amateur: Single Entry - 15 USD
Amateur: Series - 20 USD
Professional: Single Entry - 20 USD
Professional: Series - 25 USD
Finald deadline fees are:
Amateur: Single Entry - 20 USD
Amateur: Series - 25 USD
Professional: Single Entry - 25 USD
Professional: Series - 30 USD
Additional fee for next category is $10.
It's considered professional photographers those who earn at least half of their income from photography.
The Amateur category is for photographers who do not make their main income from photography.
Who can enter?
This competition is open to everyone, amateurs and professionals alike.
Winners of each category will be awarded with: Golden, Silver and Bronze seals.
The overall winners, category winners, and those who are commended will have their work showcased to a global audience by their media partners.
Professional Grand Prize:
- International Photographer of the Year Title
- 2500 USD Cash Prize
Amateur Grand Prize:
- International Discovery of the Year Title
- 1500 USD Cash Prize
For all further informations about the International Photographer of the Year (IPOTY) 2017 visit the following official website: