Deadline: Sep 15, 2017
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Free Entry

The SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest

The SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest

The SPIE Annual International Day of Light Photo Contest is being held to raise awareness about International Day of Light and the vital role that light and light-based technologies play in daily life.

The photo contest is open to people of all ages, both amateur and professional photographers.

The theme of the photo contest is: A World of Light: The Vital Role That Light and Light-Based Technologies Play in Daily Life.

Examples of content includes, but is not exclusive to, artistic images that depict:

*Various properties of light and how it interacts with the atmosphere, nature, and materials
*Light technology
*Images created with light technology such as telescopes and microscopes
*People interacting with light and/or light technology
*The betterment of the human condition with light

SPIE is a not-for-profit international professional society that supports scientists and engineers in the fields of optics and photonics. Learn more about SPIE at SPIE is a supporter of the UNESCO International Day of Light.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

*First Prize: US $2,500
*Second Prize: US $1,000
*Third Prize: US $500 Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: 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. SPIE will include full credit to the photographer any time an image is used. It is the responsibility of each entrant to obtain all relevant model and/or property releases. By submitting images, each entrant assures that all images are their original works and no copyright and/or trademark infringement rights have been violated. It is not the responsibility of SPIE to obtain model and/or property release forms or to assure/examine protection of trademark or copyright infringement rights. USAGE RIGHTS: SPIE will use the photo in conjunction with International Day of Light materials, and other SPIE related materials.

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