The International Photography contest of the North and Arctic pictures.For the first time in Russia the project is supported by the accreditation of the international photographic associations: FIAP, PSA, UPI.
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 «Global Arctic Awards- 2012» organizers will submit the entrants colour images to jury and spectators for approval in 8 nominations
-The nature of the North
-Human and nature
Special nomination: “National Geographic choice”
-Portraits of northern inhabitants
To conquer the cold Arctic “heart” is a great challenge. But nothing is impossible for those truly in love with northern territories….
The best prints will be determined by the jury, which will include the Russian and the world known professionals such as Sergey Mayorov, Nils-Erik Jerlemar, Chris Hinterobermaier, Mikhail Bondar, Chris Coe, Bryan Alexander, Mike Reyfman, Sergey Frolov , Sergey Lidov and Sergey Anisimov.
The exhibition will take place in February, 2013. You are welcome to admire them in the Arctic and Antarctic Museum of Saint-Petersburg.
At the end of the competition the catalogue, including the works of the winners and the most captivating images will be issued.
The «Global Arctic Awards- 2012» reveals the genuine beauty of the North and the Arctic.
Contest Prize & TERMS
ELIGIBILITY: Worldwide Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: The author should be a copyright holder of the submitted material
USAGE RIGHTS: By virtue of submitting an entry to the "Global Arctic Awards" competition, the author permits sponsors to use all or part of the submitted material for any purpose, related to the competition and future exhibitions.
The sponsors of the competition have a right to:
Reproduce the entries in any part of the competition website,
Present prints or digital files for judging by the competition jury;
Exhibit winning entries in printed or digital format in the salons of the "Global Arctic Awards" competition;
Reproduce winning images in any printed or electronic media in order to inform public about the competition and It's results;
Reproduce winning images in the photo albums, informative brochures, digital media and other publications related to the competition and exhibitions;
Use winning images for further specialized activities , aimed at the popularization of the competition;
Offer the options for the commercial usage of the images to their authors.
The founders of the competition pledge to specify the name of the image maker when reproducing it in any form.