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Deadline: 24th November 2010
Entry Fee: US $45 per photographer or Multimedia team

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The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar’s annual competition

photojournalismlogo The 2010 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar is Dec. 3-4 and will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center, 246 Perimeter Center Parkway, Atlanta, GA. The Seminar was founded in 1973 by a group of photojournalists representing newspapers, magazines and wire services. We seek to promote the highest standards of photojournalism through an annual educational conference and a photography contest judged by working photographers.
Contest Categories

Each entrant may submit a maximum of 15 entries. A picture story or multimedia entry counts as one entry. No more than 3 multimedia entries per person is permitted. A portfolio entry does not count towards the 15 entry maximum.

A photo may not be entered in more than one single picture category. It is permissible to pull a single image from a story or multimedia category and enter that in one of the single image categories.

Spot News,  General News,  Feature,  Sports Action,  Sports Feature,  Portrait/Personality,  Pictorial, News Picture Story,  Feature Picture Story/Essay,  Sports Picture Story,  Product Illustration,  Issue Illustration,  Military Photograph,  Multimedia Slideshow,  Multimedia Interactive Presentation.

Multimedia Entries- Do not physically submit the work. Submit a URL that will be valid for a minimum period of November 8 2008-November 7 2009. There are two ways to enter the Multimedia Categories.

Single Photographer – Use this method for a multimedia entry which is the work of a single photographer. You may include this entry as part of your overall contest entry.

Team Entry – Use this method when there is more than one photographer responsible for the work. If you use this method use must submit it under a separately funded contest entry.

Portfolio Entries – Best Portfolio or Rich Mahan Best Student Portfolio

Each portfolio MUST include an entry from one multiple picture category (News Picture Story, Feature Picture Story, Sports Picture Story ) and from one news category (Spot News, General News, News Picture Story). Portfolios may contain no more than 10 entries. A picture story counts as one entry. A story may contain a maximum of 12 images. Portfolios may contain no more than 40 images. Do not enter multimedia entries in the portfolio competition.

The Rich Mahan Student Portfolio honors the memory of former Seminar Board Member Rich Mahan. Students may enter either the Best Portfolio or the Rich Mahan Student Portfolio competition, but not both. Only students who have not yet graduated are eligible for the Student category, therefore students should enter the contest with a University affiliation listed on their entry form, not a publication.

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Best Portfolio: $1,000 and Nikon equipment

Rich Mahan Student Portfolio: 1st place $750 and Nikon equipment, 2nd place $250, 3rd Place $100

Best in Show: $500

All First Place winners: $100 and plaques

All second and third place winners and honorable mentions receive certificates.

Special recognition will be given to the newspaper staff winning the most points in competition.
ELIGIBILITY: Any photographer from any country Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: You declare that you are the owner of the copyright or authorized by the holder of the copyright to submit photos to the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar USAGE RIGHTS: You grant permission to the Seminar to publish your photos online and in print

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