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Cairns Underwater Photo Competition

 


Deadline July 23, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility International   18+  
Prizes The 2014 photo and video competition will once again have a rich prize pool including some of the best dive liveaboards and resort experiences in the world and underwater camera equipment.
Entry Fee $10
Description Cairns Underwater Film Festival is a celebration of underwater photography and filmmaking. The festival combines an underwater film and photo competition (which focuses on the rich and diverse beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea) with a film festival showcasing underwater imagery from around the world.

Run by a team of passionate volunteers the festival screens a combination of local and international talent, giving filmmakers a chance to showcase their talent in the only Australian festival of its kind. The Cairns Underwater Film Festival delights those who love to explore the underwater world, appreciate nature and have a passion for world-class imagery.

All profits from the film festival will be donated back to the community through selected volunteer organisations, scientific research, conservation groups and charities.

The festival is made possible by generous local, national and international sponsors. Cairns is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea and the Cairns Underwater Film Festival and Photo Competition is a celebration of the beautiful underwater world.

INTERNATIONAL CATEGORIES – $10 PER IMAGE ENTERED.

1. Best of World – Your best images from around the world.
2. Creative – Your best creative images from around the world (PS manipulation allowed).

GREAT BARRIER REEF + CORAL SEA CATEGORIES – $45.00 – MAXIMUM 3 IMAGES PER CATEGORY (15 IMAGES IN TOTAL)

3. Compact Macro – Close up using compact camera system.
4. Compact Wide – Wide Angle using a compact camera system.
5. Wide Angle Nature – Celebrating the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea
6. Macro - Celebrating the little guys.
7. Diver(s) - Scuba divers & Snorkelers in harmony with the reef
8. Young Photographer ($10.00 per image) – An opportunity for under 16's to show off best underwater photos.
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NextYearsMemories Photo Contest

 


Deadline July 23, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility UK   18+  
Prizes Our grand prize is a flight for 2 to Palma to whoever gains the most likes or shares of their photo!
We also have lots of other spot prizes to be won throughout the campaign!
Entry Fee Free
Description Share your holiday memories with us! As part of our NextYearsMemories Photo Contest campaign, we want you to send us photos of your happiest holiday memory – you could be in with a chance of winning a fantastic prize!
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2014 Travel photo contest

 


Deadline July 25, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility USA   18+  
Prizes Gift certificates to a photo retailer. Average retail value: First prize, $200; second prize, $100; third prize, $50
Entry Fee Free
Description We are now accepting submissions for our 15th annual photo contest.

As always, we want gritty as well as pretty. The topic of travel is broad, so have some fun with it: Experiment with lighting, angles, subjects and composition. Start shooting ... and surprise us.

One photo per person, taken since July 1, 2013. If you submit multiple entries, we will consider only the first photo received. You may submit only an image that you have taken yourself.

Submit high-resolution photos (240 dpi JPEG, at five inches wide or high) online at www.washingtonpost.com/travelcontest. Include caption information and the date the photo was taken, plus your name, e-mail address and phone number. We will not publish your personal information online.

We're looking for amateur and enthusiast shutterbugs only; professional photographers (i.e., anyone who earns more than 50 percent of his or her annual income from photography) need not apply.
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INTERNATIONAL PHOTO SALON INFINITY 2014

 


Deadline July 26, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility International   18+  
Prizes At INTERNATIONAL PHOTO SALON INFINITY 2014 there will be awarded these medals:
4 x IAAP Gold, 4 x Silver and 4 x Bronze medal and 12 riboons,
4 x PSA Gold, 1 x Silver and 1 x Bronze medal and 12 riboons,
UPI Gold, Silver and Bronze medal and 3 ribbons,
ISF Gold, Silver and Bronze medal and 3 ribbons.
4 x PC INFINITY Gold, 4 x Silver and 4 x Bronze medal.
Entry Fee 20 Eur / 30 USD
Description The INTERNATIONAL PHOTO SALON INFINITY 2014 is exhibition of art photography organised by Photo club Infinity from Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The photo salon is open to amateur and professional photographers from all over the world. Entries must originate as photographs (image-captures of objects via light sensitivity) made by the entrant on photographic emulsion or acquired digitally. By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own and permits the sponsors to reproduce all or part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition.

SECTIONS / THEMES
The INTERNATIONAL PHOTO SALON INFINITY 2014 is divided in 4 sections, all digital:
OPEN (monochrome and color) // PSA PID
PORTRAIT (monochrome and color) // PSA PID
WOMEN (monochrome and color) // PSA PID
LANDSCAPE (monochrome and color) // PSA PID
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In Motion Photo Contest

 


Deadline July 26, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility International   18+  
Prizes Approximately fifty works will be chosen from submitted photographs to be included in the IN MOTION exhibition at 1650 Gallery in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Additional works may also be selected for an online gallery exhibition page.
Entry Fee $30 for up to 5 images. Additional entries may be submitted for $5 each.
Description 1650 Gallery is hosting the juried photography exhibition 'IN MOTION' We offer free matting and framing for accepted photographs that fit our pre-cut mat sizes for the duration of the exhibition. We have a variety of frames and mats to choose from. We will also print your photo for a nominal fee if you are accepted into the show and would prefer not to mail a print.

Juror: Andrew Overtoom.
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Red Cross Young Person's Photo Competition

 


Deadline July 27, 2014
Theme Digital 'What makes a hero?'
Eligibility UK, Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man   25 years old or under  
Prizes Our overall winners in each category will get a Canon EOS 700D with a Canon 18-135mm lens (worth 800 sterling).

The second and third prize-winners in both categories will each receive a Canon PowerShot G16 (worth 450 sterling).
Entry Fee Free
Description Take a photo. Send it in. Maybe win a big prize.

Want to challenge yourself - and perhaps win a fabulous prize into the bargain? Just start clicking away with your camera to see if you can capture something special. (Note: all entries should be 300 dpi, and between 1MB and 3MB in size.)

Our theme
Our competition theme - What makes a hero? - is both simple and very open: how you interpret it is entirely up to you. (However, it's worth remembering that sometimes it's possible to spot the heroic in everyday things.)

Categories
Aged 17 or under.
Aged 18 to 25.
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Beautiful Barks Photo Contest

 


Deadline July 30, 2014
Theme Digital 'Beautiful Barks'
Eligibility Open to anyone   18+  
Prizes The most voted photo and the most beautiful photo (chosen by Tree-Nation team) will win a Baobab, that will be grow in our plantation in Niger!
Entry Fee Free
Description Planters, companies and world citizens team-up on Tree-Nation to develop high standards reforestation projects in order to fight climate change, deforestation and help local economies.

With the Beautiful Barks Photo Contest, Tree-Nation wants to show the amazing beauty of tree barks. Share with our community your tree-photo on this theme and get a change to win a tree! The most voted photo and the most beautiful photo (chosen by Tree-Nation team) will win a Baobab!
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Open Road Photo and Design Contest

 


Deadline July 30, 2014
Theme Digital 'the great open road'
Eligibility International   18+  
Prizes First Place: iMac 21.5" 2.7 GHz
Second Place: GoPro Hero3+ Camera
Third Place: B&O H6 Headphones
Popular Vote Prize: Projector Keyboard
Entry Fee Free
Description The open road. Miles on end of blank canvas begging the next adventure. Let the rousing, picturesque natural habitat of the MINI Countryman be your guide in this photography and design competition.

Just off the cluttered freeway, rambling routes trace across green valleys and rocky hilltops. Open Road celebrates those drives where the road seems to end and you and your ride simply disagree.

To get your work published on MINI Space, plus a chance at some enviable prizes, follow these easy steps.

1. Create a photo, illustration or design and submit
Show us how you interpret the theme of Open Road. But first, the rules:

- Your submission must be 100% original work.
- Don't use any brand logos in your work.
- Get inspired and be creative!

Curate MINIspace.com with your submission!
See your image displayed as a background on MINIspace.com.
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The Society of Biology 2014 Photo Contest

 


Deadline July 31, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility International   18+  
Prizes Photographer of the Year (over 18) - 1000 sterling top prize

Young Photographer of the Year (18 and under) - 500 sterling top prize
Entry Fee Free
Description This years' theme invites amateur photographers to think creatively about the unique ways animals, plants and organisms exploit their environment in order to survive. Photographs could focus on biology research which helps to answer the complex question of why and how different organisms survive in diverse environments; or, could simply capture the beauty of an animal in its natural environment.

This may be an orca whale in the cold coastal waters of the polar regions; or a parasitic worm that settles within the gut of another organism. Your photograph could give insight to the laborious task a beaver undertakes to build its dam, or the resourceful dormancy of the fat-tailed dwarf lemur. We hope this years' theme will inspire insight into biodiversity, conservation issues and genetic diversity.

We are also welcoming entries that explore this theme at the molecular or sub-cellular level, illustrating the complex physiology or genetic factors that influence survival instinct and habitat selection. These could be biomedical images or photomicrography using any type of light microscope techniques, including: darkfield, brightfield, two-photon fluorescence or confocal imaging.

There are 2 categories in the competition, each with a cash prize:

Photographer of the Year (over 18)
Young Photographer of the Year (18 and under)
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Mountain Four Elements Photo Contest

 


Deadline July 31, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility Open to anyone.   16+  
Prizes The prizes of the JURY-VOTING
1st prize: 3.000 euro
2nd prize: 2.000 euro
3rd prize: 1.000 euro

In addition, the three finalists will be invited to the award ceremony during the Kiku. International Mountain Summit 2014.

The prizes of the PUBLIC-VOTING
1st prize: 800 euro 2nd prize: 500 euro 3rd prize: 250 euro

The prize of the FACEBOOK-VOTING
Prize: 250 euro
Entry Fee Free
Description Motto

"Mountain.Four.Elements"

The mountains with their impressive dimensions and sometimes intimidating shapes have always caused controversial feelings in human beings. For some they have a rather frightfully monumental effect, other are fascinated and attracted by them. The mountain appears immutable. It is the interplay with the nature, which creates always new perspectives and captivating spectacles.

Earth. Water. Air. Fire. The four elements shape the rock and design new and spectacular forms. Venture out, to the most remote places on earth, looking for particular snapshots of the mountain in play with one or more of the 4 elements. Thunderstorms, clouded sky, pristine springs, ice needles, ray of sunlight, lava flows and more... The 4 elements present themselves in endless forms and acts. But don΄t forget the protagonist of your picture should be the mountain.
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