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Deadline: Jul 24, 2016
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: $16 (VR / 360 Award) , $18 (Amateurs) or $22 (Open Awards)

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2016 Epson International Pano Awards

2016 Epson International Pano Awards

The 7th EPSON International Pano Awards is dedicated to the craft and art of panoramic photography.
Advances in digital photography and editing software has resulted in an ever-increasing rise in the popularity of image stitching, especially in the panoramic format. Panoramic film photography also remains alive and well.
The Epson International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest competition for panoramic photography.

AN AWESOME JUDGING PANEL!
We’ve brought out the big guns! With experienced photographers like Rodney Lough Jr., Alexandre Deschaumes, Erin Babnik, Iurie Belegurschi, Viral Padiya, Paul Marcellini, Hillary Younger and Luc Villeneuve.

We also welcome back some familiar faces including Jeff Mitchum, Bill Bailey, Aaron Spence, Stefan Hefele and Chris Collacott.

MORE NEW AWARDS!
Two new special awards in the Open competition;

Highest Scoring Stitched Image
Highest Scoring Vertical Image
We’d like to sincerely thank our invaluable sponsors for making our massive prize pool possible…please support them!
RULE CHANGE – PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
To be awarded Open Photographer of the Year or Amateur Photographer of the Year you are now required to:

have the highest scoring image after the final round of judging
AND have at least two other images place within the top 50 of a category

Previously, Photographer of the Year was awarded to the photographer with the highest scoring image only.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: PRIZES
2016 total prize pool worth over $60,000 USD, including $25,000 cash!
Total prize pool worth over $60,000 USD, including $25,000 cash!
OPEN AWARDS
1ST PLACE
$3000 cash + trophyEpson_Surecolor_P-7070-Prizes
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NODAL NINJA 9 METER CARBON FIBRE POLE BUNDLE (VALUED AT $1628)
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TRIPLE SCOOP MUSIC VOUCHER $600
Open competition winner total prize package $11228 USD
RUNNER-UP
$1000 cash
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EASYPANO PANOWEAVER 9 PROFESSIONAL
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TRIPLE SCOOP MUSIC VOUCHER $300
Runner-up/other Open category winner total prize value $4100 USD
Category 2nd place x 2
$500 cash
$500 Nodal Ninja gift voucher
$300 Atkins Photo Lab voucher
PTGUi Pro personal license
Triple Scoop Music voucher $120
Total prize package value $1584 USD each
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Category 3rd place x 2
$250 cash
Easypano Panoweaver 9 Professional
Triple Scoop Music voucher $60
Total prize value $610 USD each
OPEN SPECIAL AWARDS
THE CAROLYN MITCHUM AWARD
1st place $5000 cash
2nd place $3000 cash
3rd place $2000 cash
EPSON DIGITAL ART PRIZE
1st place $1000 cash
2nd place $750 cash
3rd place $250 cash
THE CURATOR’S AWARD
1st place $2000 cash
Highest Scoring Gigapixel Image
$150 cash
Triple Scoop Music voucher $60
Total prize value $210 USD
Highest Scoring Aerial Image
$200 cash
Highest Scoring Film Capture
$200 cash
Highest Scoring Vertical Image
$200 cash
Highest Scoring Stitched Image
$150 cash
Garden Gnome Pano2VR license
Total prize value $224 USD
Highest Scoring IAPP Member
$150 cash
Triple Scoop Music voucher $60
Total prize value $210 USD
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Highest Scoring IVRPA Member
(in the Open, Amateur or VR competition)
$200 cash
With thanks to the IVRPA
Garden Gnome Pano2VR Pro license
Total prize value $466 USD
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TOTAL PRIZE POOL MORE THAN $60,000, INCLUDING $25,000 CASH!
AMATEUR AWARDS
1ST PLACE
$1500 cash + trophy
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NODAL NINJA M2G WITH RD8-II ROTATOR (VALUED AT $1149)
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$250 ATKINS PHOTO LAB VOUCHER
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TRIPLE SCOOP MUSIC VOUCHER $600
Amateur competition winner total prize package value $3499 USD
RUNNER-UP
$500 cash
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EASYPANO PANOWEAVER 9 PROFESSIONAL
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$250 ATKINS PHOTO LAB VOUCHER
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TRIPLE SCOOP MUSIC VOUCHER $300
Runner-up/other Amateur category winner total prize value $1350 USD
Category 2nd place x 2
$250 cash
$250 Nodal Ninja gift voucher
Triple Scoop Music voucher $120
Total prize package $620 USD each
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Category 3rd place x 2
Atkins Photo Lab voucher $300
PTGui Pro personal license
Triple Scoop Music voucher $60
Total prize value $524 USD each
AMATEUR SPECIAL AWARD
THE ONE OF A KIND “EXTREME MOMENT” AWARD
A once-in-a-lifetime trip to Antarctica, valued at $7500 USD
PLUS $1500 towards your airfares!
Total value $9000 USD
2-13 December, 2017
Full details at oneofakind.photography
All Gold Award winners in Open and Amateur will receive a year membership to the IAPP valued at $75! (International Association of Panoramic Photographers – one membership per person)
All Open Gold winners will also be considered for portfolio review by Michelle Novak and Doug Segal for a potential contract with PanoramicImages.com
VR/360 AWARDS
1ST PLACE
$1000 cash + trophy
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EPSON EB-1776W ULTRA-SLIM PROJECTOR
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$600 TRIPLE SCOOP MUSIC VOUCHER
Total prize package $3100 USD
2nd Place
$500 cash
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TRIPLE SCOOP MUSIC VOUCHER $300
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EASYPANO PANOWEAVER 9 PROFESSIONAL
Total prize package $1100 USD
3rd place
$250 cash
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TRIPLE SCOOP MUSIC VOUCHER $120
Total prize package $670 USD
Media Coverage
We aim to showcase winning and high scoring images around the world, and our excellent media coverage has included:
NBC New York • Huffington Post, USA • News Ltd syndication Australia • Sky News Online • DS de Standaard, Germany GmbH • The Blaze • Onet • Core77 • The Telegraph UK • Ecorazzi • The Daily Mail UK • Australian Geographic • The Atlantic • New Scientist • Geo.ru • Amateur Photographer Magazine • CEPIC • Dphoto.co.nz • Photo Review • Citycelebrity.ru • Better Photography Magazine • The West Australian • Fotografe Melhor, Brazil • Muy Interesante, Spain • Fotografa • Photo Life • Australian Photography Magazine • Professional Photographer UK • Digital SLR Photography Magazine • Fotomagazin • Great Lakes Advocate • Manila Standard Today • Morfae • The Dominion Post • Veooz • Rappler • Wazzup Pilipinas • Through Camera • Black and White Photography • Ocean Road Magazine • Silvershotz • Foto Super Digital • Digital Imaging Malaysia • West Briton • Landscape Photographer Magazine • Gadgets Magazine • Biz Travel Times • Orange Magazine TV Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: You retain copyright in each entry USAGE RIGHTS: Our sponsors, including Epson do NOT assume rights of use for commercial purposes. Images are used for display of winning and highest scoring images in relation to the competition only.

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