We are proud to introduce the 2013 Emerging Focus Photography Competition, presented by photo l.a. and The Icon. With the constant metamorphosis in photography, our definition of what is groundbreaking naturally will evolve, and new artists will earn their chance to shine during the Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition – photo l.a. We seek to discover the next generation of fine art photography’s visionaries and bring these artists into focus today.
Contest Prize & TERMS
The top 20 Finalists will be selected and invited to attend photo l.a. 2013, where an unveiling ceremony will be held for EMERGING FOCUS amid influential members of the fine art photography community who be able to view their work in person..
Grand Prize Winner (one winning artist) receives :
Adobe Creative Suite
Complimentary Full Registration to the Emerging Focus Expo @ photo l.a.
$250 gift certificate with The Icon’s Fine Art Department
Fine art pigment print of the Grand Prize photograph (20” x 24”), courtesy of The Icon
ELIGIBILITY: Open to All 13+ Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Each entry must be the original work of the entrant, and entrant must be the sole owner of the copyright of such entry.
USAGE RIGHTS: By submitting an entry, entrant grants EMERGING FOCUS and its designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use the entry and his/her name, city and state of residence for credit purposes, including but not limited to, EMERGING FOCUS's online galleries, print media, communications, or any other use on EMERGING FOCUS's website and materials. In addition, each Winner grants to EMERGING FOCUS and its designees an irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide perpetual license to use and distribute the entry (as submitted, or as cropped by EMERGING FOCUS ), and his/her name, city and state of residence for credit purposes, in any and all media now or hereafter known, for purposes of promotion of the Competition and other EMERGING FOCUS Competitions and/or for purposes of advertising and promoting EMERGING FOCUS and, except as otherwise stated herein, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
This use of entry allows us rights only in connection with the execution and promotion of EMERGING FOCUS. EMERGING FOCUS will never sell your work to external parties without express written consent from you and clear compensation agreed upon by both parties. EMERGING FOCUS is not an image brokerage. We simply look for opportunities for all who participate, especially our Winners, as it relates to career advancement in the world of fine art photography. Every image you submit is yours, and you retain all rights to your images. Should opportunities to publicize you or your work come to our attention, EMERGING FOCUS will make good faith efforts to pass them along to you.