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Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2010

The Digital Camera Photographer of the Year competition is the leading contest for anyone with a passion for digital photography and is open to both amateur and professional photographers of any nationality. Its aim is to reveal the most inspirational and imaginative images, and last year the competition attracted more than 100,000 entries from around the world.

The Digital Camera Photographer of the Year competition is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your images to a global audience, as well as giving you the chance to show your appreciation for and comment on the work of other photographers.

The overall winner will get the coveted £10,000 main prize and be declared Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2010.

Objective

Submit your photos to the contest. The categories in the Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2010 competition are:

  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Wildlife
  • Travel
  • Creative License
  • Fashion
  • Britain Inspired
  • Adrenaline
  • Documentary
  • Joy

Prizes

  • The Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2010: The title of Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2009 will be given to the photographer who is judged to have taken the most outstanding and memorable picture entered in the competition. The winning photographer will receive an incredible £10,000.
  • Category winners:
    • 1st: £500 plus a year’s free subscription to Digital Camera magazine and a year’s free membership to the Royal Photographic Society
    • 2nd: £250 plus a year’s free subscription to Digital Camera magazine
    • 3rd: £100 plus a year’s free subscription to Digital Camera magazine

Rules

  • The competition is open to amateur and professional photographers of all nationalities who are over 18 years of age at the closing date of the competition and who have access to the internet.
  • Entries must be submitted by an individual (not via any agency or similar).
  • Entries must have been taken no more than five years prior to the category submission closing date.
  • A maximum of ten (10) entries per category are permitted.
  • Your photos must have been taken with a digital camera.
  • Images uploaded to the competition website should not exceed the maximum size of 5MB, in JPEG format.
  • If your image is being considered for the shortlist, you will be asked to submit a high-resolution version.
  • You should use image enhancement and digital darkroom techniques to optimise an entry into the competition, such as touching up a portrait, building a panorama or creating an HDR image from multiple exposures. Adding or removing significant elements of a composition is discouraged in all but the Creative License category. Where appropriate, original files may be requested if a photograph reaches the shortlist of photographs selected by the independent panel of judges.

How to enter?

  1. Register to the contest by using a valid email address.
  2. Log-in and click Upload a Photo from your profile box.