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Digital Photographer of the Year Awards 2010

Digital Photographer and Samsung are joining forces to launch the fourth annual awards, with better prizes and categories than ever before! The Awards are open to anyone over 18 years of age.

In contrast to previous years, the format of the awards for 2010 will see a brand new competition category launched in each issue of the Imagine Publishing magazine. There will be six photographic categories in total – each designed to push the creativity of photographers.

The overall winner for the whole competition will win this amazing bundle: a Samsung NX10 + 18-55 OIS lens + 30mm Pancake lens, a 50-200mm f4.0-5.6 OIS lens and a SEF42A flash gun.

Objective

Submit photo entries in the official categories. Every categories is open for entries for a limited period of time.

  1. The Big Picture – Landscapes (15 July – 26 August, 2010)
  2. Strike a Pose – Portraits (12 August – 23 September, 2010)
  3. Wild at Heart – Wildlife/nature (9 September – 21 October, 2010)
  4. Location, Location – Travel (8 October – 18 November, 2010)
  5. Capture the Action – Motion/action (4 November – 14 December, 2010)
  6. Get Creative – Creative/image editing/HDR (30 November 2010 – 14 January 2011)

Prizes

  • Overall winner:The overall winner for the whole competition will win this amazing bundle:
    • a Samsung NX10 + 18-55 OIS lens + 30mm Pancake lens,
    • a 50-200mm f4.0-5.6 OIS lens and
    • a SEF42A flash gun.
  • Category winners:Each category winner will win a fabulous Samsung EX1 camera worth £399. They will also win a year’s subscription to an Imagine Publishing magazine of their choice and a print of their image.

Winners will be announced online and in issue 106 of Digital Photographer magazine on February 2011.

Rules

  • The Awards are open to anyone over 18 years of age but a maximum of one entry per category per person is allowed. This excludes the ‘Overall’ category.
  • The Student category is open to anyone 18-25 and studying a photography related full-time course.
  • Images that have already been awarded a prize in a national or international competition or been used for commercial purposes are not eligible.
  • All entrants agree to participate in publicity in connection with these Awards.
  • The photographer will retain copyright and where an image is reproduced, the photographer will be credited.
  • You may use image enhancement to optimise an entry for the Awards, although you are not allowed to add or remove significant elements. However, if you are entering the ‘Get Creative – Creative/image editing/HDR’ category then there are no restrictions on image enhancement.
  • The organisers reserve the world-wide royalty free right to reproduce the prize-winning images on, or in relation to, Digital Photographer of the Year.

How to enter?

Send your entries to: awards [at] dphotographer.co.uk (please replace [at] with @).