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The APA Awards 2010 National Photo Competition
THE APA AWARDS 2010 NATIONAL PHOTO COMPETITION, open to both APA members and non-members, provides a great opportunity to showcase the work of talented photographers from across the country and world. It is a celebration of photography and recognition of extraordinary image making.
The competition goals are:
To encourage and recognize outstanding work that reflects personal vision as well as technical excellence.
To increase market opportunities through vigorous post-competition promotion.
To educate and inspire.
In keeping with the APA brand, photographers are encouraged to submit work that reflects forethought and planning, is message driven (away from generic images), and without a doubt, exemplifies technical excellence.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Winning Image(s) featured in December 2010 “Pictures of the Year” issue of Rangefinder Magazine. Winner’s Gallery, Year long Promotional Showcase powered by liveBooks. The Winner’s Book published by Blurb
1st PLACE WINNERS: FoundFolios Standard Portfolio, PhotoShelter One Year Free Standard Subscription including a customizable website, e-commerce, SEO, and 100GB online storage. liveBooks preDesigned Website for 3 Years ImageRights Pro Package Free for One Year. Dripbook Premium Account Free for One Year. LicenseStream Pro 1 Year Membership. ID Release app. Lowepro Fastpack 350.
STUDENT CATEGORY 1st Place Winner will also receive a Sony a550 DSLR camera and lens: 14.2MP, CMOS image sensor, two types of Live View, Face Detection, Smile Shutter™ technology, tiltable 3.0" LCD, up to 7 fps continuous shooting, 18-55mm DT zoom lens included.
2nd PLACE WINNERS:Dripbook Pro Account Free for One Year. Agency Access $250 Gift Certificates towards Agency Access services. Blinkbid Estimating and Invoicing Software. ImageRights Standard Package Free for One Year A&I Photographic and Digital Services special offer: buy one, get a second Gallery Flush-mount Book for free. Lowepro Fastpack 250. Winner’s Gallery, Year long Promotional Showcase powered by liveBooks. The Winner’s Book published by Blurb
MERIT WINNERS: Dripbook Standard Account Free for One Year. ImageRights Basic Package Free for One Year Lowepro Nova 180 Winner’s Gallery, Year long Promotional Showcase powered by liveBooks. The Winner’s Book published by Blurb.
Production Paradise will provide to winners that are in a Production Paradise region or city an opportunity to be highlighted in a monthly Spotlight or Showcase online magazine. Production Paradise, the visual media industry's favorite online resource, provides creative media professionals, especially photographers, with a truly global forum using a unique combination of an online directory and web-based magazines -- to promote, exhibit and help get more work. ELIGIBILITY: All photographers Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Entrants retain full copyright to their images USAGE RIGHTS: Agree that their work may be exhibited or shown during APA sponsored events, as well as on the APA website and APA promotional materials, allowing for the photographer to retain complete control over the licensing and sale of their work.
Agree that APA may reproduce and may allow reproduction of winning images in APA approved publications. Credit will be given to the photographer for any image(s) used.
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