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Deadline: January 31, 2015
Winner is: Judged & Voted
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $10

MontPhoto 2017

$10,000 in prizes to be won

Golden Camera International Photo Award The annual Golden Camera International Photo Award is open to citizens from every country aged 18 and older. The works will be accepted for the competition in professional or amateur nominations.

Nominations of Competition
«Photograph of the Year • professionals» – the author of the most memorable and outstanding work, which would be selected by the jury among the numerous pretenders in the professional category.

«Photograph of the Year • amateur» – the most interesting and special photograph, selected from «amateur» category. The work shall be taken in 2014.

«Spirit of Freedom»– shall be awarded to the author of the most interesting (in the sense and artistic relation) reportage photography. This nomination is mostly for those photojournalists and photographers who made documentary shots of mass protests or people’s fight for their rights and justice.

«Discovery of the Year»– the national award. The special award for the young authors (the age oа participant shall be to 30 years) from the amateur category as well as the students, whose works would be considered by the jury as the most interesting and perspective. The task of this nomination is to help novices and promising photographers from Ukraine to start their own creative development.

«People’s Choice Award» – is awarded based on the open vote. The work of award finalist, which gathers the highest number of positive responses on the Award`s site.

Genres of Competition:

Architecture: buildings, bridges, industrial facilities, interiors, urban landscapes and elements thereof.
Scenic photography: man in living environment, family, culture, lifestyle.
Journalistic story: reportage, political storylines, sport, war and conflicts, environment, photo essay.
Flora and fauna: macro photography, underwater photography, wild nature, animals.
Portrait: man, woman, child, and group portrait.
Landscape: sunsets-sunrises, seasons, air-photography.
Fine art: still life, collage, nude, abstract.
Сonceptual photography.

2014 Jurors:
Aleksandr Liapin, PhotoCULT • Amy Wolff, PDN • Andrei Zharovskii, NUPAU • Anton Solomukha, Ukrainian Academy of Arts • Bohdan Verzhbitskii, National University of Theatre, Film and TV in Kiev • Cyntia Held, Held + Associates • Dawn Whitmore, International League of Conservation Photographers • Evgeniy Zubenko, Photographer Magazine • Evheniy Komarov, EFIAP • Hugh Merrell, Merrell Publishers • Igor Gaidai, Gaidai Studio • Igor Krivonos, National University of Theatre, Film and TV in Kiev • Kiran Koshy, The Richards Group • Konstantin Sova,Kiev Photography School •Lusy Bell, Lucy Bell Fine Art Photography Gallery & Agency • Roman Pyatkovka, NUPAU • Vadim Doctorov, Kiev Photography School • Viktor Lyagushkin, National Geographic photographer

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The Grand Prize «Photograph of the Year 2014 • professional»
Statuette “Golden Camera”.
Money prize in the amount of $2,000
Guaranteed participation in the catalogue of award.
Participation in the final exhibition of the photo award.
Participation in the online gallery of the winners of photo competition.
Publications in the leading photo periodicals.

Grand Prize «Photograph of the Year 2014 • amateur»
Statuette “Golden Camera”.
Money prize in the amount of $1,000
Guaranteed participation in the catalogue of award.
Participation in the final exhibition of the photo award.
Participation in the online gallery of the winners of photo competition.
Publications in the leading photo periodicals.

Grand Prize «Spirit of Freedom»
Statuette “Golden Camera”.
Camera Fujifilm X-T1 + Lense XF 18-55 F2.8-4
TAMRON lens SP 24-70 F/2,8 Di VC
Guaranteed participation in the catalogue of award.
Participation in the final exhibition of the photo award.
Participation in the online gallery of the winners of photo competition.
Publications in the leading photo periodicals.

Grand Prize «Discovery of the Year»
Statuette “Golden Camera”.
Money prize in the amount of $500
Camera Fujifilm X-E2 + Lense XF 18-55 F2.8-4
Guaranteed participation in the catalogue of award.
Participation in the final exhibition of the photo award.
Participation in the online gallery of the winners of photo competition.
Publications in the leading photo periodicals.

People's Choice Award. Will be awarded to the pretender among the finalists, whose work gathers the highest number of votes on the Award`s site.
Money prize in the amount of $500
Honorary diploma of the participant of competition.
Participation in the online gallery of the winners of photo competition.

First, Second and Third Places in genres.
Will be presented to the winners of competition, who take the first, second and third places in each of the genres of competition.
Sixty Award photobooks of «Golden Camera • 2014» – is our gifts to Grand Prix winners and contest finalists who taken tree first places in 8 categories of the competition.
Besides, the winners will get:
Honorary diploma of the participant of competition.
Guaranteed participation in the catalogue of award.
Participation in the final exhibition of the photo award.
Participation in the online gallery of the winners of photo competition. ELIGIBILITY: International / 18+

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COPYRIGHT: The authors of photographs shall reserve all rights to the sent images. USAGE RIGHTS: The photographs of winners and award winners of the Photo competition will be transferred for the competition Archive and will be permanently available for the web-site visitors in the online gallery.

The organizer shall reserve the right to use the photographs of winners for the further advancement of photo award: in the printed catalogue of photo award, electronic and printed mass media, on exhibitions and other events. At the same time the organizer shall always mention the author of work either in writing or orally. The official partners of photo award may organize the exhibition of the winner's photographs on their own territory till the end of calendar year.

The organizer shall not bear liabilities of any kind of money compensation for using the author’s image for the above mentioned purposes.

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