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Deadline: September 30, 2014
Winner is: Judged & Voted
Entry: Free Entry

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World of Light Photo Contest

World of Light Photo Contest SPIE ( international society for optics and photonics)presents the International Year of Light (IYL) Photo Contest. The World of Light Photo Contest goal is to raise public awareness about IYL2015 and the vital role light plays in our daily lives.

 

Judging Criteria

Content: Appropriateness and coverage of content in relation to the theme.

Scientific interest: Overall effectiveness in engaging and communicating the contest theme to viewers.

Creativity/artistry: Innovation and creativity in the concept.

Execution: Execution of photography techniques used to enhance the quality and content of entries.

Overall appeal for the International Year of Light.

 

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: 1st Place = $2,500 + Cover of SPIE Professional
2nd Place = $1,000
3rd Place = $500
People's Choice = $500 ELIGIBILITY: Open to All

All images must be 300 dpi or more and at least 3,000 pixels on the longest side. File size should be no less than 5MB and no greater than 20MB. TIF and JPEG/JPG are the ONLY accepted formats Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Each entrant certifies that he/she is the exclusive rights holder of the submitted photograph and that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph. USAGE RIGHTS: Each entrant grants SPIE a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, copy, and reproduce in any medium images submitted to the photo contest, and to use the images in derivative works such as posters, articles, or via any means or form of dissemination that publicizes and supports IYL2015 objectives. SPIE will include full credit to the photographer any time an image is used.

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