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Global Arctic Awards 2012 – International Photography Contest

The Global Arctic Awards Photography contest 2012 is open to all photographers around the world. The theme of the contest is Arctic and North pictures.

The contestants works will represent the beautiful variety of the North nature and wildlife, depict the peculiarities of the “icy” world of the Arctic, and narrate unforgettable photo stories about the culture, life and centuries-old customs of the North minorities.

For the first time in Russia the project is supported by the accreditation of the international photographic associations: FIAP, PSA, UPI.

Global Arctic Awards 2012 – The International Photography Contest of the North and Arctic Pictures

The contestants works will represent the beautiful variety of the North nature and wildlife, depict the peculiarities of the “icy” world of the Arctic, and narrate unforgettable photo stories about the culture, life and centuries-old customs of the North minorities . Through the prism of photographic lenses the coldest, deeply frozen Earth regions, covered with ice and snow, will appear in a new perspective.

The nomination categories are as follows:

  • The nature of the North
  • Human and nature
  • Ethnography
  • Northern lights
  • Northern wildlife
  • Portraits of northern inhabitants
  • The Arctic
  • Northern civilization

The winners of the Global Arctic Awards 2012 in all nominations will be solemnly awarded with 40 medals and 12 ribbons and 10 certificates of the international photo associations, and with valuable trophies and prizes.

At the end of the competition the catalogue, including the works of the winners and the most captivating images will be issued.

Please find more info on the official website.

Entry Fees

  • One section either FIAP (Federation Internationale de l’Art Photographique) or PSA (Photographic Society of America) – $20
  • Two sections – $35
  • +$10 for additional section